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Claudene George, M.D., R.Ph.

Claudene George, M.D., R.Ph., assistant professor of clinical medicine, geriatrics, at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.

Latest by Claudene George, M.D., R.Ph.

Risks of Red Yeast Rice Supplements
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Risks of Red Yeast Rice Supplements

You may be risking your health if you take red yeast rice supplements to lower your cholesterol. Here’s why.

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How to Deal With 8 Winter Dangers

The biting winds and freezing temperature of winter can make the season treacherous as you get older. Here’s how to cope.

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Shingles Vaccine: What You Should Know

Although not guaranteed to prevent the development of shingles, the vaccine significantly reduces the risk.

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Do You Need the Tetanus Vaccine?

Tetanus occurs when you get a cut or a puncture wound that becomes infected with toxin producing bacteria. Here’s what to know about the vaccine.

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Blood Test Shows Potassium Levels Too High?

Learn what high potassium, or hyperkalemia, means and how it can affect your body.

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How to Prevent Bed Sores

Call them bed sores, pressure ulcers, or pressure sores, these painful wounds can quickly become serious. Careful attention can help prevent complications.

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Lifestyle

Beware of Holiday Scams

Senior citizens are attractive targets for con artists. Here’s how to avoid being swindled.

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Cranberry Supplements and UTIs

Can this flavorful little berry in supplement form really prevent infection?

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Risky Drug Combinations

One in six older adults are at risk of a major drug-drug interaction. Here’s what you need to know to lower your risk.

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Dangerous Drug Interactions

A growing number of older Americans may be taking drug combinations that put them at risk for a harmful or even deadly drug interaction.