Study shows early treatment with specific antibiotics depletes the body of gut anaerobes that protect against pneumonia, organ failure and mortality.
Nearly half of people over 50 say arthritis or joint pain limits their usual activities, but many haven’t talked to a doctor about medication risks.
Pain scores were similar despite opioid consumption decreasing.
Many older adults look beyond conventional medicine for help, but few talk to their doctors about it
As people age 50-80 turn to integrative strategies like massage therapy, chiropractic care, meditation and yoga, primary care providers need to know.
Researchers say the findings suggest more clinicians are carefully considering the risks of prescribing opioids.
Children and adults with high deductible health plans are paying significantly more for the life-saving medication even as competitors to EpiPen became available.