Pharmaceutical Drugs are HEALTHY for You!

Really?  Just because there are “healthy” side effects to drugs, it doesn’t mean on the whole the drug is healthy.  But that’s what an article in the AARP magazine June/July issue is saying.  The article is making the claim that some common drugs can help prevent certain diseases.  But at what cost?  What an article … read more

Cost of Herbs and Supplements Likely to Increase

Illinois Senator Durbin is planning to reintroduce his supplement bill, the Dietary Supplement Labeling Act (S 1310), which would grant more power to the FDA to regulate dietary supplements like they were drugs.  What I didn’t realize about this is that just the legislative effort, even if this fails again, creates such a financial burden … read more