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Baby Boomers Prescription Drugs

50 Percent Of Seniors Overlook Drug Warning Labels

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.01.2013 | Fifty

Prescription drugs may help with conditions such as hypertension and high cholesterol, but taken in incorrect doses, they can do more harm than good. ...

5 Meds That Could Become Addictive

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.01.2013 | Fifty

Based on data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an estimated 4.8 million adults aged 50 and older used an illicit drug -- whether it was an illegal substance or non-medical use of a prescription -- last year.

Getting a Good Night's Sleep Without The Pills

Dr. Robert Waldman | Posted 07.04.2012 | Fifty
Dr. Robert Waldman

Mary, a lovely lady in her early 60s, had come to see me, describing her problem as "being sleepy all the time." As an internist practicing addiction medicine for the past 24 years, I have become sensitive to the significance of sleep disturbances and what they might represent.

Was Whitney Houston Doing What A Lot of Post 50s Do?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.23.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Who among us hasn't, at least on occasion (if not with some regularity), washed down an anti-anxiety pill with a glass of wine? And is it really a potentially lethal thing to do?