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Methadone – What’s the Risk?

Killer Methadone is the killer in about 1 in 3 overdoses. On the Increase In 2009, about 5,000 patients died from methadone overdose, six times more than in 2003. Yet Methadone is a bit player among pain killers. No Good for Pain Thomas Frieden, MD, PhD, director of the Center for Disease Control said it: “Methadone is […]

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Falls at Home – Preventive Care for Your Living Area

Most falls that injure our senior citizens happen at home. Here’s how to continue living in your own home and to maintain your independence — by preventing falls at home. Free Movement Can you get through easily? Everywhere in your home? Clear your rooms, hallways, and traffic areas to allow yourself free passage. Look around for […]

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Falls at Home – Let’s Talk Prevention

When we were kids, taking a tumble made us laugh, but as we mature, we soften our laughter until — in our senior years — our children are concerned about our falling, and the idea makes us frown.  Falling Is A Great Danger to Seniors We have good reason to frown:  Among adults over 65, falls […]

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Smoking – How can I quit?

If you smoke, quitting is the most important thing you can do to improve your health, lengthen your days, and feel full of energy again. The physical and psychological effects of nicotine addiction, however, are stronger than those of heroin.  To quit takes a strong will and sound advice.  I recommend these sources for their […]

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