As seniors seek treatment for multiple chronic conditions, the medications individually intended to make them better may collectively be making them worse, and in some cases putting them at mortal risk, a new study shows. Up to 12 percent of older Americans -- more than 4 million people -- are taking more than eight different drugs, virtually assuring them of a drug interaction. These are among the key findings in a study by AdvancePCS, a prescription benefit management firm, conducted in ...

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