Sleeping pills & falls risks

There is a warning about a very popular prescription drug.

Millions of people use Ambien to help them sleep.

But if you are a hospital patient, you need to be extra careful.

A study in the Journal of Hospital Medicine finds patients are at a four times higher risk of falling while staying in the hospital.

The risk of falling went up, even when researchers took into account the length of hospital stay and other risks for falling. 

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