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evidence based medicine

Is Dietary Salt Bad?

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How much can you trust research? Not a lot sometimes, as an article in Health Affairs demonstrates, using the issue of salt reduction as an example. It turns out that salt is probably not nearly as bad for people’s health as has been postulated.

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2011 Potpourri XXXX

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The leaves fall but not the quality of our Potpourri, this week covering beneficiaries’ use of Medicare Star ratings, quality of care guidelines and older patients, compassionate care, asthma care guidelines and outcomes, infection control in hospitals and informal caregivers in California.

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