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Zantac and some OTC meds found to contain suspected carcinogen first discovered in blood pressure drugs

The saga of potentially dangerous impurities in the U.S. drug supply continues. A suspected cancer-causing impurity that has been found in some blood pressure medicines has now shown up in Sanofi’s Zantac and some over-the-counter heartburn drugs.  At this point, the FDA says that while N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) has been discovered in these ranitidine medicines like… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: The best breakfast cereal to eat to avoid high blood sugar in the morning

Type 2 diabetes means a person’s pancreas cannot produce enough insulin to control blood sugar levels. Overtime, rising blood sugar levels can pose serious health risks such as heart disease and strokes. The key to staving off the risks is to lead a healthy lifestyle. When it comes to ‘the most important meal of the… Read More »