Elaine D. Mackowiak

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OBJECTIVE The content and daily cost of 14 popular multi-vitamin/ multi-mineral (MVMM) supplements promoted for adults 50 years of age or older in the United States were compared in order to provide pharmacists with objective information, enabling them to make more informed recommendations for these products. DATA SOURCES The labeled ingredients for MVMM(More)
Many elderly patients take several medications for chronic conditions, a situation which causes problems in compliance with drug regimens. This study surveyed patients' preferences among four devices designed to make compliance easier: rub-off reminder labels, medication organizer trays, a container cap with a modified alarm clock, and a digital elapsed(More)
Concern regarding the hazard of mercury to the health of dentists has been widely expressed. Three groups of patients have been followed for three years to evaluate the effect of dental practice on mercury levels in the serum of dentists. At the beginning of the study and again three years later, only dental practitioners with at least twenty years of(More)