Seniors who take four or more medications may be two to three times more likely to be injured due to a fall than seniors using less medication. “Falls are ... Read More
Summer is in full swing! Whether you’re hanging out in a local park or can afford the price of gas to go to the beach, it will be hard to ... Read More
A small square of dark chocolate weighing less than one-quarter of an ounce can lower blood pressure in otherwise healthy people with prehypertension or mild hypertension, according to a study ... Read More
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Earlier this week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it has ordered manufacturers of fluoroquinolones – including the antibiotics Cipro, Levaquin and other medications – to add ... Read More
According to the Institute of Medicine, “The frequency of medication errors and preventable medication-related injuries represents a very serious cause for concern.” The following tips can help you avoid an ... Read More