The Atkins Diet – Study Highlights Dangers

The Atkins diet, which is low in carbohydrates and high in proteins, has been shown to increase the risk of heart disease, according to a new study.   A research study assessed the diets of more than 43,000 Swedish women ages 30 to 49 during

By |2021-04-16T15:32:00-04:00June 27, 2012|

Birth Control Medications Linked to Heart Attack and Stroke

After switching her birth control medication to Citracal, 29-year-old Samantha Balzer began to experience symptoms including constant headaches, vomiting, and instability.   The young woman said one day, her hand curled into a ball, and when she stood up, her entire right side felt numb.

By |2021-04-16T14:29:41-04:00June 14, 2012|

West Coast Nutritionals Dietary Supplement Products Recall

Various dietary supplements sold by West Coast Nutritionals have been found to contain the drug ingredient Tadalafil, which can interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs, lowering blood pressure to dangerous levels.   Dietary supplements are not covered by the rigorous regulations applicable, for

By |2021-04-16T14:24:23-04:00May 21, 2012|
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