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Not too long ago, younger Americans worried about their aging parents or grandparents dipping into the cooking sherry a little too often. Alcohol was the primary dependence problem troubling Americans of all ages. And in fact, serious drinking among the elderly was not all that unusual. Today…

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If you have elderly family members or friends on any medications, it would be a good idea to check what those medications are and what dosages they are. A new study shows that at the usual dosage recommended for younger people, a long list of common medications places seniors at a higher risk of…

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Americans 65 years of age and older make up less than 15 percent of the population, but they consume more than 30 percent of all prescribed medications. This puts seniors at even greater risk of prescription drug abuse and addiction than their children and grand-children. And according to all…

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We’ve advised readers many times about the dangers of drug-combining – taking two or more drugs that, in combination, create life-threatening side effects. The most common dangerous combination is opioids and benzodiazepines. Both classes of drugs depress the central nervous system (CNS),…

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In city after city, town after town, there's a relatively new player in the illicit and dangerous drug game. Called K2 or Spice, it's a man-made version of marijuana - shredded plant material sprayed with synthetic cannabinoids and rolled into joints or made into candies. Part of the problem is…

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The life expectancy of middle-aged and younger White Americans has slightly declined for the first time in decades, and scientists are blaming substance abuse as a main cause. Other driving factors include alcohol-related liver disease and suicides, says the National Center for Health…

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Every doctor in the country should be required to attend mandatory advanced training in pain management and the prescribing of opioid painkillers, says a joint FDA advisory panel. The panel of experts was meeting to ascertain the effectiveness of the FDA's 2013 risk evaluation and mitigation…

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After years of foot-dragging, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally decided to call for its most stringent “black box warnings” to be added to the labels of some 175 generic and brand-name opioid immediate-release (IR) prescription painkillers. The targeted drugs are among the…

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A few weeks ago we reported about new research showing that combining opioids with benzodiazepines carries a 4-times-higher risk of fatal overdose. Now we read in the Washington Post that “dozens of public health officials and academics across the country are pushing the Food and Drug…

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Do you want to protect your memory from being wiped out with no warning? We don’t mean just your bad memories. We mean all your memories – sometimes for a little while, but sometimes forever. Thanks to reporter John Ericson’s excellent article in Medical Daily, we have learned that five of…

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