Category: Drug Safety (Page 6)

June 26, 2014

New Educational Resource on Acetaminophen Now Available

Today, the Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition released a superb new report called Acetaminophen: How It's Used, Preventing Overdose and What We Can Do to Promote Safe Use.
May 22, 2014

Turning a Blind Eye on Patients

Alliance Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens discusses AMD and older adults. 
September 17, 2013

One Year Later: FDASIA and its Impact for Diseases of Aging

Join us for One Year Later: FDASIA and its Impact for Diseases of Aging.
July 22, 2013

The Silver Book: Healthcare-Associated Infections Call-In Event

On July 22nd, join the Alliance for Aging Research, in partnership with the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology as they are joined by experts discussing this urgent problem. The centerpiece of this discussion will be the latest fact sheet from the Alliance's Silver Book, which shines the spotlight on the human and economic burden of health-care associated infections, and explores the value of innovation in reducing these burdens.
January 19, 2012

Learning about Safe Medication Use–It’s a Must!

Older Americans make up 13% of our population but account for 34% of all prescription medication use and 30% of all over-the-counter (OTC) medication use. This is due in large part to the fact that 4 out of 5 older Americans has 1 or more chronic conditions—often requiring multiple medications at once.
April 2, 2007

National Campaign to Help Older Americans Manage Medicines

Consumer Health Education Center Launches National Campaign to Help Older Americans Manage Medicines