Choosing Wisely

Food for thought: Maybe actual candy bars would be a better dining option

Food for thought: Maybe actual candy bars would be a better dining option

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It was while my mother was struggling with small-cell lung cancer and trying to stay above the 100-pound mark (unsuccessfully), that she first encountered dietary supplements. It's fair to say they left a bad taste in her mouth in more ways than one.

Doctors warn against Aricept for dementia care, supplements for weight control in second annual 'Choosing Wisely' list

Doctors warn against Aricept for dementia care, supplements for weight control in second annual 'Choosing Wisely' list

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Clinicians should prescribe cholinesterase inhibitors very cautiously and suspend use if dementia symptoms aren't reduced within 12 weeks, according to new "Choosing Wisely" recommendations from the American Geriatrics Society.

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