Wearable Medical Devices: What You Need to Know

Wearable medical devices such as the FitBit or other SmartWatches are electronic devices that you wear to track personal health data, such as how many steps you have taken in a day or your heart rate. How are wearable devices regulated, are they effective, and what are the risks associated with them?

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How Safe is CBD?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is an ingredient in cannabis and hemp that has taken the public by storm. But is CBD safe? There is currently no concrete, scientific evidence of its benefits besides treating pediatric epilepsy.

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How Safe are Dietary Supplements?

In their quest for health and beauty, half of all American adults take dietary 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.

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What is the Keto Diet?

The keto diet is one of the fastest growing diet trends. But is this carb-reducing diet healthy? Or is moderation the key to long-term success?

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