Don’t forget about Influenza It’s that time of year again—flu season. The 2011-2012 influenza season set a new record for the lowest and shortest peak of influenza-like illness.
As people age, their ability to filter blood, called the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) decreases. Drugs that are eliminated by the kidney can accumulate with declining GFR.
Osteoarthritis: Still Painful But Different Chronic pain is very common in older adults and sho uld not be underestimated. Prevalence figures in people over age 65 vary widely, ranging from 35% to 85%, depending on the population.