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Older Adults Should And Would Like To Take Fewer Medications

Majority of people over 50 are open to stopping one or more of their medications, but some of those who already did so didn’t talk with a health provider first.

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Can’t Take Statins? New Pill Cuts Cholesterol, Heart Attacks

Drugs known as statins are the first-choice treatment for high cholesterol but millions of people who can’t or won’t take those pills because of side effects may have another option.

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Mindfulness Worked As Well For Anxiety As Drug In Study

Mindfulness meditation worked as well as a standard drug for treating anxiety in the first head-to-head comparison.

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Medicines, drugs

Medicare Spent Billions On Drugs Without Confirmed Clinical Benefits

The U.S. federal government spent an estimated $1.8 billion in Medicare funds in 2019 on drugs whose clinical benefits have yet to be confirmed by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Ad’s Charge That Price Haggling Would ‘Swipe $500 Billion From Medicare’ Is False

The advertisement opens with a doctor sitting across from his patient and holding a prescription drug pill bottle. “You want to continue with this medication?” the doctor asks while an older patient nods.

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Coupons And Vouchers For Drugs Cover A Sliver of Prescriptions

Use of vouchers and coupons offered by pharmaceutical companies to defray patients’ out-of-pocket drug costs is concentrated among a small number of drugs.

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