Solving “The World’s Other Drug Problem”

  Classified as “the world’s other drug problem”. non-adherence to medication regimens accounts for more than 10% of older adult hospital admissions and one out of four nursing home admissions. Approximately 200,000 people with treatable ailments die each year in the US because they do not take their medications properly. This could be because thirty…

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Vitamin D – what’s all the fuss?

Traditionally “Rickets” comes to mind when people think of vitamin D deficiency. Recently, however there has been a lot of focus in the medical field regarding other important roles that vitamin D plays in the body. In the 19th century, vitamin D deficiency was recognized as the cause of Rickets, which is a bone abnormality…

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