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Summer 2013 Vol. XXVIII No. 3
 
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Beware effects of heat
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High risk medications
 
Cut your risk of heart attacks
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Dying with dignity

Dying with dignity

Hospice care lets terminally ill patients spend their final days, weeks or months taking pain medications to ease their physical symptoms. That way, they can spend the time they have left focusing on unfinished business, such as connecting with and saying goodbye to their families.

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Beware the effects of heat

If left untreated, heat exhaustion can become heat stroke, a severe illness in which the body's temperature soars to 104 or more in a few minutes. Learn how to protect yourself and when to seek medical attention.

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Beware the effects of heat
 
Your Health

The high risk of some medications

High Risk Medication

Some medications can have severe side effects, particularly in patients aged 65 and older. Check this list of some "high-risk medications" and tell your doctor if you have any concerns about the drugs you take.

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