50 +: The Graedons' People's Pharmacy for Older Adults

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Bantam Books, 1988 - Health & Fitness - 459 pages
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With an understanding upbeat tone--using charts, tables, examples--and drawing on a wealth of information compiled from physicians, consumers and pharmacology experts, this is the utmost comprehensive guide to drugs and their effects on older adults.

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50 +: the Graedons' People's pharmacy for older adults

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Like its predecessors, this fourth book in the Graedons' People's Pharmacy series advocates active involvement of patients in their care. Unlike many drug guides that claim to be aimed at the older ... Read full review

Contents

Why We Had to Write This Book
4
SURVIVING THE SYSTEM BY SPEAKING UP
30
TAKING YOUR MEDICINE
48
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About the author (1988)

Pharmacologist Joe Graedon, MS, and medical anthropologist Teresa Graedon, PhD, are authors of the syndicated newspaper column The People's Pharmacy, with a nationwide audience that exceeds 6 million readers. Their syndicated radio show of the same name is broadcast worldwide. Between them they have written numerous books, including the "New York Times" bestseller "The People's Pharmacy," In 2003 Joe and Terry received the Alvarez Award at the 63rd annual conference of the American Medical Writers Association for "excellence in medical communications." They also were the recipients of the America Talks Health "Health Headliner of 1998" award for "superior contribution to the advancement of medicine and public health education." They reside in North Carolina. To speak with the Graedons, or to learn more about The People's Pharmacy, visit their web site at www.peoplespharmacy.com.

Teresa Graedon lives in North Carolina.

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