Monthly Archives: May 2019

Health Information for Emergency Responders

Betty Chaffee/ May 22, 2019/ Medication safety, Medication Therapy Management, Self management/ 3 comments

Emergency responders¬† — No one wants to need them, but we’re all glad they’re there for us when we do. In an emergency, first responders work fast to pinpoint the problem and begin treatment. Availability of accurate health information helps them to make good decisions, and make them quickly. But what do they do if the victim isn’t conscious, or isn’t able to give information? What if there’s no friend

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Medication Management – A Guide for Patients

Betty Chaffee/ May 9, 2019/ Medication Management, Medication Therapy Management/ 5 comments

Medicine…… So many of us take it. 70% of Americans take at least one medication, and 20% of us take five or more. The older we get, the more likely we are to have health problems and need medicine to treat them. Medications are the mainstay of treatment for chronic health problems like heart disease and diabetes. That’s because so much research shows they work well to keep people with

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