New tool helps predict risk of death, admission to long-term care for people with dementia

A new tool that predicts risk of death and admission to a long-term care facility for patients with dementia may help conversations between health care providers, patients and their families, according to new research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). The recent tragic outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care homes highlight the need to have […]

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Exclusive: Trump pressed to halt federal pension investments in China’s ZTE, Hikvision

Lawmakers and former officials are making a last-ditch push to persuade the Trump administration to halt plans to invest billions of federal employee retirement dollars in Chinese companies that Washington suspects of human rights abuses or threatening U.S. security, according to sources and documents seen by Reuters. The campaign, which includes letters and calls from […]

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Strained U.S. mortgage firms get support but push for liquidity facility

The U.S. housing regulator on Tuesday provided some long-awaited relief for mortgage firms facing billions of dollars of missed home loan repayments, although industry officials said more liquidity assistance was needed. The Federal Housing Finance Agency said it would cap the number of payments mortgage companies must advance to investors in some government-backed mortgage bonds […]

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