https://www.healthcentral.com/author/claudene-george-m-d-r-ph
HealthCentral heart-bloom

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.

Promo Image
Risk Factors

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.

Promo Image
Risk Factors

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.

Promo Image
Tests

Blood Test Shows Potassium Levels Too High?

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

Promo Image
Lifestyle

Beware of Holiday Scams

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

Promo Image
Treatment

Cranberry Supplements and UTIs

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

Promo Image
Treatment

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.

Promo Image
Treatment

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.

Promo Image
Treatment

Can Melatonin Help You Sleep Better?

If you suffer from insomnia, you might have heard that the supplement melatonin is an effective way to get some sleep. But does it send you off to dreamland as promised?