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Grandparents’ Medicines Not Secure Around Grandkids

Most grandparents don’t move medications to a safer location when grandkids come to visit, and most of them also keep pills in their bag or purse when they visit their grandchildren, a U.S. study suggests. 

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How to Tell if Price is Right on Your Prescription

With drug prices rising and insurance coverage shrinking, it pays to ask questions and do a little research before handing over your insurance card at the pharmacy counter.

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Benefits of blood pressure management for older adults

Patients whose blood pressure target was lowered by medications to reach a systolic goal of 120 mmHg had their risk for heart attack and heart failure reduced by 38 percent,

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Study: Promising drug mix for advanced prostate cancer

A new drug combination may be effective in treating men with metastatic prostate cancer. Preliminary results of this new approach are encouraging.

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Could cheap drug delay nursing home for Alzheimer’s sufferers?

Like other existing Alzheimer’s treatments, it cannot slow the disease process itself. It is currently only approved for mild-to-moderate disease, so patients often stop taking it when they deteriorate.

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Can your nurse prescribe medication?

As many family caregivers know, getting our parents, spouses or other loved ones from one place to another can sometimes be a challenge, especially if they have impaired mobility.

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