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A Senior’s Guide to Staying Active

While seniors may look forward to retirement because they want to relax and spend their days on their own schedule, it is important that they make staying healthy part of their retirement routine. Balancing relaxation with activity and comfort foods … Continue reading

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Farmers Branch compound pharmacy operations shut down under agreement with DOJ.

The Dallas Morning News reports that a Farmers Branch compound pharmacy “linked to contaminated drugs can no longer operate until it complies with federal laws, according to an agreement approved by a federal judge.” The Justice Department sued Downing Labs and its … Continue reading

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FDA Talking to Google About Using Data Mining to Identify Unknown Drug Side Effects

Bloomberg News reports that the Food and Drug Administration “is talking to Google about how the search engine could help the agency identify previously unknown side effects of medications.” FDA officials had a conference call with senior Google researcher Evgeniy Gabrilovich, … Continue reading

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Senator Investigates Retailers for “Dubious” Memory Loss Supplements

The AP reports that Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) “is probing retailers and online companies about sales of dubious dietary supplements, especially those promising seniors protection from memory loss, dementia and other age-related problems.” McCaskill, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Aging Committee, … Continue reading

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The Dos and Don’ts When You Are Under Investigation for a DUI Related Accident

The chances of being involved in an accident increase when a person chooses to drink. When a person makes the choice to drink and drive and that choice results in an accident, the police will investigate it as a DUI … Continue reading

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Ebola Scare Heightens Awareness of Hospital-Acquired Infections

This article about infections acquired in hospitals should frighten you more than the recent Ebola panic. Here are the opening paragraphs from the Dallas Morning News: The two Dallas nurses who survived Ebola are also survivors of a much more commonplace … Continue reading

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