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30 Oct
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Just Taking a Walk Can Extend Your Life, Say Researchers

Few studies have explored the potential association between walking and mortality rates in the aging adult population Source: APTA Feed Just Taking a Walk Can Extend Your Life, Say Researchers

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27 Oct
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Therapy Cap Breakthrough? Legislators Reach Bipartisan Agreement on Repeal

Could the end of the therapy cap be near? Source: APTA Feed Therapy Cap Breakthrough? Legislators Reach Bipartisan Agreement on Repeal

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25 Oct
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APTA Expands Efforts to Address the Opioid Crisis

APTA has been bringing the physical therapy profession’s voice and perspective to the national dialogue on how best to reshape the health care system’s approach to pain treatment and management. Source: APTA Feed APTA Expands Efforts to Address the Opioid ...

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24 Oct
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US Receives Failing Grades on Walking and Walkability

You know you’re in trouble when the high point on your report card is a C among 2 Ds, 5 Fs, and an “incomplete.” Source: APTA Feed US Receives Failing Grades on Walking and Walkability

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23 Oct
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Researchers Find No Evidence for Popular Treatment for UI, POP

“This particular treatment currently illustrates the phenomenon that not all recommended treatments are evidence based.” Source: APTA Feed Researchers Find No Evidence for Popular Treatment for UI, POP

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20 Oct
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APTA Report: Use of Direct Access Among PTs Is Widespread, but Barriers Need to Be Addressed

Just how much of a reality is direct access? Source: APTA Feed APTA Report: Use of Direct Access Among PTs Is Widespread, but Barriers Need to Be Addressed

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18 Oct
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, October 2017

There’s some Good Stuff going on with APTA members and the profession. Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, October 2017

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17 Oct
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Foundation Funding Opportunities Available for 2018

The Foundation is now accepting applications for 2 major funding programs. Source: APTA Feed Foundation Funding Opportunities Available for 2018

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16 Oct
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Study: CMS Should Pay Closer Attention to Chronic Wounds

CMS needs to pay more attention to the cost of chronic nonhealing wounds, according to a new study. Source: APTA Feed Study: CMS Should Pay Closer Attention to Chronic Wounds

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13 Oct
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CMS Sets Dec 1 Deadline for PQRS Appeals

Appeal 2018 PQRS payment reduction notices by December 1. Source: APTA Feed CMS Sets Dec 1 Deadline for PQRS Appeals

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