Friday, December 29, 2017

The other big drug problem: Older people taking too many pills

The Durango Herald-21 hours ago
Researchers estimate that 25 percent of people ages 65 to 69 take at least five prescription drugs to treat chronic conditions, a figure that jumps to nearly 46 percent for those between 70 and 79. Doctors say it is not uncommon to encounter patients taking more than 20 drugs to treat acid reflux, heart 

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