Options to Reduce #Quarantine for Contacts of Persons with SARS-#CoV-2 Infection Using Symptom Monitoring and Diagnostic Testing

Local public health authorities determine and establish the quarantine options for their jurisdictions. CDC currently recommends a quarantine period of 14 days. However, based on local circumstances and resources, the following options to shorten quarantine are acceptable alternatives. Quarantine can end after Day 10 without testing and if no symptoms have been reported during daily monitoring. With this strategy, residual post-quarantine transmission risk is estimated … Continue reading Options to Reduce #Quarantine for Contacts of Persons with SARS-#CoV-2 Infection Using Symptom Monitoring and Diagnostic Testing

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Association of #Sedentary Time and Incident Heart #Failure Hospitalization in Postmenopausal Women

Background: The 2018 US Physical Activity Guidelines recommend reducing sedentary behavior (SB) for cardiovascular health. SB’s role in heart failure (HF) is unclear. Methods: We studied 80 982 women in the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study, aged 50 to 79 years, who were without known HF and reported ability to walk ≥1 block unassisted at baseline. Mean follow-up was 9 years for physician-adjudicated incident HF … Continue reading Association of #Sedentary Time and Incident Heart #Failure Hospitalization in Postmenopausal Women

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