Taking Too Many Meds Can Be As Bad (or Even Worse) As Taking Too Few

Here’s How to Check Safely A study published in the American Medical Association Journal (JAMA) found that two-thirds of older adults take five or more medications and supplements daily, up 14 percent over ten years. And 17 percent use medications and/or supplements that shouldn’t be combined. Dr. Michael A. Steinman, a geriatrician at the University Continue reading


Taking Care of Your Tummy

Bloating, heartburn, gas, constipation. Are you one of the eighty percent of adults who sometimes experience these and other stomach problems? If you are, do you turn to over-the-counter medication for relief? While those drugs can sometimes help, experts say they can also cause side effects or don’t address the underlying problem. Here’s their advice Continue reading