Consumer Alerts


Combating the Opioid Epidemic: Is This the Solution?

In addition to the tragic impact on human lives, opioid addiction places a social and economic strain on the nation. As researchers struggle to find solutions, some are looking at ways to better control the prescribing process.


Organic Eggs: Are They What They’re Cracked Up to Be?

It's important to know that the organic eggs from your grocery store raise some serious questions, both in terms of treatment of the hen, and the quality of the egg itself.


More Bad News for Monsanto’s Roundup Weed-Killer

Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide may not be classified as a known carcinogen, yet, but there are plenty of causes for concern regarding its widespread use.


5 Worst Chemicals in Your Cleaning Products (and the Safe Alternatives to Use Instead)

Did you know that many of the products we use to clean our homes are full of toxins? Here are some common household chemicals, as well as safe, natural alternatives.


Yikes! Three-Fourths of World’s Honey Contains a Harmful Pesticide

A new report has found that 75 percent of the world’s honey is contaminated with a certain type of pesticide.


Doctors Being Paid to “Push” This Pill on Elderly

More than one in five outpatient prescriptions written here in the U.S. aren’t approved for the conditions they are prescribed for. But the makers of a drug called Nuedexta have taken it to extreme levels.


Natural Alternatives to 10 of the Most Common Drugs

Few side effects should make these natural alternatives to drugs your first choice.


Consumer Alert: Dangerous Pesticide Found in Many Wines

Monsanto's pesticide in our wine? Trust us... we hate this news as much as you do.


3 Medications That Could Increase Your Risk for Dementia

Research has shown that some over-the-counter medication and some prescription medication may increase the risk of dementia.


Put Down the Can: Diet Drinks and Foods Officially Linked to Diabetes and Weight Gain

Researchers have found that diet drinks and food actually defeat the exact purpose for which they were intended — increasing the likelihood of both diabetes and weight gain.