A new national poll finds that many people 65 and older take prescription sleep aids — even though guidelines warn against it. What the findings mean for patients and providers.
Overly aggressive treatment of blood sugar in older people with diabetes can harm — but a new study finds it’s still common.
One in 20 young adults continues to receive opioid prescription refills long after surgery, a study presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics national conference finds.
A federal “right-to-try” law for medical treatments could soon become reality. But systems to expand access to investigational options while protecting patients are already in place, says a U-M expert.
Prescription drug monitoring programs could help fight a national epidemic and boost the effort to get people treatment, research shows. But states differ widely in implementation.
Older Americans Don’t Get — or Seek — Enough Help from Doctors and Pharmacists on Drug Costs, Poll Finds
Results from the new National Poll on Healthy Aging reveal opportunities for patients to speak up, and for professionals to aid more.