Newsbriefs: Benzodiazepine RX; Cellphone Apps for Medication Adherence; Stroke & Dementia Risk; Heart Failure Risk & Walking

Benzodiazepine RX May Lead to Long-Term Use Prescriptions for sedatives known as benzodiazepines may lead to long-term use among one in four older adults who receive them, according to new research. That’s despite warnings against the long-term use of these drugs in older people, since they can increase the risk of memory problems, falls, fractures, […]

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