Tag: prescription drug use

Pill Bottle Warnings Go Unnoticed

A study by Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. showed that when groups were tested on their ability to notice information on their prescriptions, just 54% of the older group fixed their gaze on the prescription warning labels, compared with 91.8% of the younger participants. The researchers tested two...

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Prescription Drug Use on the Rise

Nearly 90% of older adults reported taking at least one prescription drug in the past month, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which noted that prescription drug use overall is on the rise. In the last decade, the number of Americans taking one...

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