Sodium phosphate enemas, which are commonly used to relieve constipation, can cause kidney failure and even death in elderly individuals, a new study finds.
Summer can be dangerous for elderly and frail individuals, who are especially prone to heat-related injuries. But taking certain precautions can reduce these risks.
There is more and more talk in state legislatures of finding new ways to dispose of unused medications at healthcare facilities. This is an idea whose time has come.