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Geography affects what drugs seniors prescribed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Where seniors live makes a difference not only in how much health care they receive but also the medications they’re prescribed — as some miss out on key treatments while others get […]

10/15/2013

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Study: Wiser medication use could cut health costs

  TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — If doctors and patients used prescription drugs more wisely, they could save the U.S. health care system at least $213 billion a year, by reducing medication overuse, underuse and other […]

06/19/2013

Revisiting expired medications (audio)

What do you do with expired medications? A new laboratory analysis of eight prescription drugs that expired between 28 and 40 years ago has found that most have remained just as potent as they were […]

10/10/2012