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Use of high-risk medications among lonely older adults

2021-07-26
(Press-News.org) What The Study Did: Survey data were used to investigate the relationship between loneliness and high-risk medication use in adults older than age 65.

Authors: Ashwin A. Kotwal, M.D., M.S., of the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3775)

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