host picture

  | Bookmark and Share

Over-Medicated Seniors

Seniors may be living longer ... but that doesn't necessarily mean they're living well. Doctors may be prescribing older patients too many pills, and a recent U.S. report concludes that over-medication does far more harm than good. House doctor Brian Goldman looks at the issue.

Download Flash Player to view this content.

right click to save

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

Submission Policy

Note: The CBC does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that CBC has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Please note that comments are moderated and published according to our submission guidelines.