This week in side effect news:
Previcid, Nexium increase heart disease risk with long- term use even at low doses. 80% of PPI prescriptions unnecessary. H2 blockers are safer.
- Heartburn drugs Linked to Fatal Heart and Kidney Disease, Stomach Cancer – Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis May 30, 2019
Somewhat legal, known health impacts, totally unregulated, use with caution.
- CBD Oil is Everywhere, But Is It Legal or Healthy? – Time Magazine March 12, 2109
Turns out inhaling anything but air into your lungs is not a good thing.
- E-Cig Vapor May Impair Airway – MedPage Today June 7, 2019
How to Critically Read Health News
Much health news is exaggerated to make a good story. Read this story and don’t be misled by overly positive headlines.
- 9,125 Cups of Coffee a Year Still Good for You? – Health News Review June 10, 2019