Bev takes 14 pills a day. She's far from alone.

The Age

15 July 2019 - She is among the more than one-in-three Australians aged over 70 who take five or more different medicines a day.

The statistic – revealed for the first time in a study published on Monday – suggests Australia’s elderly are taking more drugs, more often, than their counterparts in the US and UK.

Experts aren’t sure why. Nor are they sure why the trend appears to be increasing.

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