Elderly Prescribed Drugs Linked to Death and Decline

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Researchers in Britain have linked drugs commonly prescribed to senior citizens to increased incidence of death and mental decline. The researchers’ findings, which were published recently in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, suggest that side-effects from the drugs negatively impact the the brain, increasing the risk of decline and death. The new study examined 13,000…

Poisoned by Our Own Contraceptives?

(Health Secrets Newsletter) There may be a link between the use of oral contraceptives and the growth of prostate cancer, according to an open report from Toronto University, published in the British Medical Journal. But hang on a minute! I can hear you thinking, how can a pill that is taken by women increase a…

Agave: The Wonder Sweetener

(Health Secrets Newsletter) As we look at the agave plant, some interesting things emerge that would make it fun and healthful to live near one of the more sugar-rich species (there are many species of agave).  What comes from the agave plant has truly amazing properties. Agave nectar is gathered by cutting its flower stalk right before actual…