Study Finds 179,000 Nursing Home Residents Needlessly Being Given Antipsychotic Drugs A new study from Human Rights Watch finds the residents are being given the drugs despite an FDA warning that they can increase the risk of death for older people with dementia.
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Study Finds 179,000 Nursing Home Residents Needlessly Being Given Antipsychotic Drugs

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Study Finds 179,000 Nursing Home Residents Needlessly Being Given Antipsychotic Drugs

Study Finds 179,000 Nursing Home Residents Needlessly Being Given Antipsychotic Drugs

Study Finds 179,000 Nursing Home Residents Needlessly Being Given Antipsychotic Drugs

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A new study from Human Rights Watch finds the residents are being given the drugs despite an FDA warning that they can increase the risk of death for older people with dementia.