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Overmedicating the Elderly – the New Epidemic


The overmedication of seniors is quickly becoming an epidemic. Although seniors currently comprise 12.4 percent of the U.S. population, they consume nearly a third of all prescriptions and half of all over-the-counter medications. Ninety percent of all seniors over 65 take some form of medication daily, with 50 percent of this group taking more than...
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25 Worst Passwords


You are shopping online. You discover a new website and find something you can’t live without. In order to buy, you must first set up an account with a user name and password. You go with your old reliable password. Don’t do it. Research shows that password is the most common password, followed closely by 123456 or 12345678 when necessary. Common passwords translate...
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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinar?


At a recent State Securities Board investor education presentation, the first question from a member of the audience was, “What do you think of the Iraqi dinar?” The woman and her husband had purchased some dinar notes after a salesman assured them the dinar would skyrocket in value once the Iraqi government revalued its currency. Another...
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