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Does Your Medication Actually Work?

Medication Effectiveness Ain’t What It’s Cracked Up To Be Many of the medications we’re prescribed have a reasonable probability of not working for the problem for which they’re being prescribed. According to a senior physician executive with GlaxoSmithKline…  “The vast majority of drugs – more than 90% – only work in 30 or 50 percent […]

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Medication Errors: How to Protect Yourself

Medication Errors Cause Patient Injury Given the serious potential for medication errors and drug-induced disease, especially among older adults, it’s important to take precautions to minimize the probability of your medications compounding, rather than helping, your medical conditions and driving up your medical risks and costs. Here are a few suggestions for doing so. Know […]

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