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Nearly 100,000 older adults are hos­pi­tal­ized an­nu­ally for ad­verse drugs events af­ter emer­gency room vis­its, the Cen­ters for Dis­ease Con­trol and Pre­ven­tion es­ti­mated in a new study based on 2007-2009 data. The CDC said the re­sults sug­gest hos­pi­tal­iza­tions of pa­tients 65 and older could be re­duced with bet­ter man­age­ment of the drugs most of­ten im­pli­cated.

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