Are Prescription Drugs the New Cocaine?

An analysis of autopsies in 2007 released this week by the Florida Medical Examiners Commission found that the rate of deaths caused by prescription drugs was three times the rate of deaths caused by all illicit drugs combined! The report’s findings track with similar studies by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, which has found that…

Walking Reduces Risk of Disease

Walking is good for your brain, your heart, your bones and your lungs. It helps alleviate symptoms of depression, reduces the risk of breast and colon cancer and can even prevent type 2 diabetes. Walking for 30 minutes three times a week will improve your cardio-respiratory fitness and short walks of brisk walking – just 10…

Exercise Has Dramatic Effect on Diabetes

A recent study indicates that combining aerobic exercise with weight training may be more effective in managing Type 2 diabetes than either method of exercise alone.  More than 250 Type 2 diabetes patients between the ages of 39 and 70 were divided into four groups.  The participants were not regular exercisers before the study began.…

Continued Scandals At The FDA

  Over the last year or so we have learned about a popular FDA-approved diabetes medication which dramatically increases the risk of heart attacks. However, the FDA kept that information a secret for over two years. It has also been found that an approved antiobotic, Ketek,  can destroy your liver in less than a week. In…

Natural Cures for ADHD

  The rate of Ritalin use in the United States is at least five times higher than in the rest of the world, according to federal studies. But concerns about side effects have prompted many parents to look elsewhere: as many as two-thirds of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, have used some…