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Consider This Before Taking St. John’s Wort

Due in large part to increasing health care costs and the unknown long-term effects of many popular medications, complementary and alternative medicine are growing in popularity. But there are some im…

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The Overlooked Hazard of Prescription Sleep Meds

A single pill may cause more falls in hospitalized individualls than aging, delirium, insomnia or cognitive impairment, according to a new report. Patients who were prescribed Ambien to help them s…

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5 Foods Not to Mix With Medications

Oil and water, toothpaste and orange juice—some things just don’t go together. But, while you’re not likely to get sick from downing a glass of OJ after brushing your teeth, other, seemingly safe, …

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Off-Limit Meds & Hypertension

If you have high blood pressure, there are some medications that are now off-limits to you because they can raise your blood pressure further. Watch this video to learn about the drugs you have to avo…

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3 Ways to Handle a Medication Moaner

By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Editor As a parent, how many times have you heard your child, spouse, or aging family member utter the phrase, “I don’t want to take my medicine because…”? Pap…

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Adorable video, so cute, thanks.