Latest Articles by Claudene George, M.D., R.Ph.
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.
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.
Blood Test Shows Potassium Levels Too High?
Learn what high potassium, or hyperkalemia, means and how it can affect your body.
Beware of Holiday Scams
Senior citizens are attractive targets for con artists. Here’s how to avoid being swindled.
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.
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.
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?