There’s nothing more exciting than welcoming a new grandchild into the world. And there’s no better news than learning that your grandbaby is perfectly healthy. But, unfortunately, lots of parents and grandparents are getting VERY different news. Their babies are being born with serious birth defects that could haunt them for the rest of their lives. A popular medication may be to blame – and if you have a loved one who is expecting, this is a warning you’ll want to hear. For more information go to: More →

If you or someone you love is dealing with the constant pain of gout, you’ll do anything for relief. But before you reach for that next prescription pill, there’s an urgent warning you need to hear. One of the top-selling gout drugs around has been linked to heart attacks, strokes, and even death. The FDA has known about the risks for nearly a decade, and worked to keep us all in the dark. Here’s what you need to do to keep yourself safe. For more information  go to: More →

Robert enjoyed diet sodas every day for years. Sometimes he even drank a caffeine-free option with dinner because he liked soda so much. “What’s the harm?” he asked himself. “There are no calories, right?” But it turns out those diet sodas… the so-called “healthier” alternative to regular soda… were doing A LOT more damage than Robert realized. For more information go to: More →

When we’re young, a broken bone is like a rite of passage. But, as we get older, a serious bone break can cost us our independence… or even our lives. Fortunately, scientists have just found a dead-simple way to improve your bone density and strength – and slash your fracture risk by a whopping 21%. For more information go to: More →

If you’re taking meds for high blood pressure, you know they come with some nasty side effects. I’m talking about nausea… fatigue… and that dizziness that never seems to go away. But there’s one other side effect you may never know about – until it’s too late. One of the most popular blood pressure drugs around (one you may be taking right now) can send your risk of cancer through the roof. For more information go to: More →