You may have heard the media coverage that common medications may increase the risk for dementia. What do these drugs all have in common, what do you need to know about them, and are there really risks to taking them?Read More »
Calcium and vitamin D made headlines in the health world when many new studies on the effectiveness and safety of supplements were released. Read more about these nutrients and why you should or should not take supplements.Read More »
In their quest for health and beauty, half of all American adults take natural supplements to solve all sorts of problems. But do these products really work, and how much do Americans know about their safety? Not as well as one may think, and not nearly enough.
Ultimately, it is unwise to trust the claims that manufacturers of dietary supplements make about either the effectiveness or safety of their products. Let the buyer beware.
Sulfonylureas are a popular medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, but they have a very dangerous dark side. Here’s what you need to know.Read More »
When a cold or flu strikes, most patients take over-the-counter (OTC) medications. Most doctors advise drinking plenty of fluids and getting some rest. Which works better?Read More »