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Multiple medications could help frail older adults live longer after heart attack but may impact function

Study Highlights: Nursing home residents prescribed three or four medications following a heart attack were less likely to die within 90 days than those prescribed only one medication. However, multiple medications did not impact the number of rehospitalizations. It was unclear if it increased functional decline. DALLAS  – Nursing home residents prescribed multiple medications following… Read More »

Quinn on Nutrition | Managing multiple nutrition conditions – Monterey County Herald

Dear Ms. Quinn: My husband was recently diagnosed with kidney stones (lots of them!) and has been advised to limit high oxalate foods.  He was also treated for prostate cancer a while back and also has been diagnosed with osteoporosis. Trying to come up with a mostly vegetarian diet that manages these three conditions seems to be impossible.  Is… Read More »