Lack of communication puts older adults at risk of clashes between their medicines

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Most older Americans take multiple medicines every day. But a new poll suggests they don’t get — or seek — enough help to make sure those medicines actually mix safely. That lack of communication could be putting older adults at risk of health problems from interactions between their drugs, and between their prescription drugs and other substances such as over-the-counter medicines, supplements, food and alcohol.

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