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As you age and your health changes – for better or for worse – the medicines you take will change too.
Work with your doctor to make sure you are taking the right drugs at the right doses at the right time. Prescription checkups can help you avoid side affects that can make you miserable.
The United States is in the grips of an unseen epidemic of harm from the excessive prescribing of medications. If nothing is done to change current practices, medication overload will contribute to the premature deaths of 150,000 older Americans over the next decade and reduce the quality of life for millions more.
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