"How to Be Drug Smart" Offers Practical Tips and Sound Advice for all Medicine-Users

AARP’s “Modern Maturity” offers an extensive article on using medicines safely and appropriately. Noting that prescription medicines are life-savers "but only if they're used correctly,” the “Drug Smart” piece includes ethnic and gender considerations for proper dosing, definitions of common abbreviations used in prescriptions, guidelines for transporting medicines while traveling, and much more.