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Steps Towards Longevity | Please Sniff Fentanyl

The JournalFeed podcast for the week of Nov 13-17, 2023.

These are summaries from just 2 of the 5 article we cover every week! For access to more, please visit JournalFeed.org for details about becoming a member.

Tuesday Spoon Feed:

There is a nonlinear inverse dose-response trend between daily step count and all-cause death and cardiovascular disease, with progressive risk reductions starting at as few as 2500 to 2700 steps/day, independent of sex. Walking faster provided additive health benefits.

Friday Spoon Feed

In this large, multi-center retrospective study of academic pediatric emergency departments across the US and Canada, researchers found that children presenting with sickle cell disease vaso-occlusive events had nine times (900%) greater adjusted odds of discharge home if given intranasal fentanyl (INF).

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