Category Archives: info

30 Jan
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APTA-Hosted Panel Discussion on Opioid Epidemic and Pain to Be Broadcast Live Via Facebook

“Beyond Opioids: Transforming Pain Management to Improve Health,” will be streamed live via APTA’s Facebook page on February 5 beginning at 8:00 pm ET. Source: APTA Feed APTA-Hosted Panel Discussion on Opioid Epidemic and Pain to Be Broadcast Live Via Facebook

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30 Jan
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Mid-Atlantic, Pacific States and Territories Will be First to See New Medicare Cards

Beneficiaries in 9 states, DC, and 3 US territories will be the first to receive the new cards, which won’t rely on SSNs. Source: APTA Feed Mid-Atlantic, Pacific States and Territories Will be First to See New Medicare Cards

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29 Jan
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CDC: Most Middle and High School Students Don't Get Enough Sleep

Among high school students, 72.7% reported insufficient sleep, with about 20% reporting sleeping fewer than 6 hours a night.   Source: APTA Feed CDC: Most Middle and High School Students Don't Get Enough Sleep

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26 Jan
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APTA Issues a 'Call to Action' for Patient Videos on Therapy Cap

Lights, camera, advocacy! Source: APTA Feed APTA Issues a 'Call to Action' for Patient Videos on Therapy Cap

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24 Jan
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Study: Concussions Aren't the Link to CTE

The populations at risk for CTE may be larger than first suspected. Source: APTA Feed Study: Concussions Aren't the Link to CTE

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23 Jan
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New Data on Musculoskeletal Disease Highlight its Position as Major Contributor to Health Care Costs

More than half of all adults in the US now report a chronic musculoskeletal condition—a rate that outpaces  respiratory conditions and circulatory condition. Source: APTA Feed New Data on Musculoskeletal Disease Highlight its Position as Major Contributor to Health Care ...

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22 Jan
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Government Reopens Under Short-Term Deal That Leaves Medicare Patients

“The time has come for resolution of this unacceptable situation.” Source: APTA Feed Government Reopens Under Short-Term Deal That Leaves Medicare Patients

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22 Jan
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Study Contradicts Popular 'Text Neck' Theory

Is there a connection between “text neck” and neck pain? Researchers from Brazil don’t think so. Source: APTA Feed Study Contradicts Popular 'Text Neck' Theory

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19 Jan
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Major Health Industry Groups Look to Streamline Prior Authorization

While prior insurance authorization may be right up there with death and taxes when it comes to life’s certainties, 6 major health industry groups believe the process could be much improved.   Source: APTA Feed Major Health Industry Groups Look ...

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19 Jan
0

Study: To Avoid LBP, Runners Should Think Deep

“The deep erector spinae required the largest compensations when weakened individually.” Source: APTA Feed Study: To Avoid LBP, Runners Should Think Deep

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