Often when your doctor prescribes you medication, you are left with extra pills. Do you know how to properly dispose of your unused medications in a way that is both safe for your family and for your community?Read More »
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Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer
While the scientific evidence has shown a consistent link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer, many questions remain. Why take the risk?Read More »
Which Common Medications Are Linked to Dementia?
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 »
Preventing Hip Fracture: Do Supplements Help?
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 »
How Safe are Dietary Supplements?
In their quest for health and beauty, many American adults take dietary supplements to solve all sorts of problems. But do these products really work, and are they safe? Many aren’t. Don’t trust the claims that companies make about either the effectiveness or safety of their products. Even brand name products may not contain what they say they contain, so let the buyer beware.Read More »