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Newspaper/Magazine Article

Prescription drug overload: critics fighting to curb an epidemic of medication side effects.

Weisman R. Prescription drug overload: critics fighting to curb an epidemic of medication side effects. Boston Globe. January 13, 2020.

Polypharmacy is a known contributor to adverse drug events in older adults. This story discusses strategies such as brown bag reviews and deprescribing to minimize overprescribing that could contribute to harm.