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Too Much Medicine: ATSU Speaker Talks Polypharmacy Risks

April 4, 2014 - Published by the Kirksville Daily Express

 

With a list of prescriptions and medications nearly 20 items long, the subject at A.T. Still University's keynote Aging Studies Project keynote speech was described as the perfect storm of polypharmacy Thursday.

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ATSU Students Learn About Aging

April 3, 2014 - Published by KTVO Heartland Connection

A.T. Still University students spent the afternoon learning about aging.

This is the 10th Annual Lecture on Aging that the university has hosted. The goal of the lecture was to bring students into direct contact with community-based elders, and expand learning through hands-on activities.

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Banner Wants to Keep Fall Numbers from Rising

March 16, 2014 - Published by Your West Valley

The No. 1 reason for trauma visits to Banner hospitals is people falling.

Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, for example, had a reported 688 cases of falls in 2013, and according to the Centers for Disease Control, in 2010, 2.3 million nonfatal fall injuries occurred among older adults.

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Program Aims to Reduce Falls Among Arizona's Older Residents

January 22, 2014 - Published by Cronkite News

 

PHOENIX – Roseann Redwine was trying out a new prescription known to make people dizzy when she stumbled and fell in her bathroom. After the accident, she nursed not only injuries to her face and neck but the fear that she could fall again.

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Still Standing Program Targets Falls and Seniors in Mesa

January 13, 2014 - Published by AZCentral.com

On Jan. 8, Mesa's A.T. Still University of Health Sciences began the sixth year of its Still Standing Fall Prevention community-outreach program, the largest university-based fall prevention initiative in the country.

Roughly 1,500 Arizonans have completed the life-saving program...

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