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Tens of millions of people taking prescription blood pressure medication may be consuming the drugs for no reason, according to a new study. The report found the vast majority of people who take meds for hypertension see no benefit from them, and do not show reduced levels of heart attack or stroke. Instead, the drugs earn money for their manufacturers while exposing patients to unnecessary risks.
As advocates push to advance the rights of LGBT citizens across the nation, a frequently overlooked area is the discrimination that older gay residents face when they check into nursing homes for short- and long-term care. But there are steps gay senior citizens can take to reduce discrimination and ensure their legal wishes are honored.
The widow of Rocky Aoki, founder of the Benihana restaurant chain, will remain the beneficiary of his estate as a contentious court battle with four of Aoki’s children rages on. The children accused Keiko Aoki, Rocky’s third wife, of unduly influencing Rocky to turn against his children while he was allegedly in a vulnerable mental state due to illness and medication side effects.
Join Lawyers.com and estate planning attorney Sharon M. Siegel on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 10 P.M. ET for a free online discussion about last will and testaments, probate, power of attorney and other estate planning issues. Ms. Siegel will share her years of expertise and answer your questions.
Is your toilet at risk of exploding next time you flush? More than 2 million toilets in the United States have been recalled after some toilet tanks shattered under pressure. The explosions have left more than a dozen people with injuries.