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14th Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day | Visit any one of Five Locations

14th Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day | Visit any one of Five Locations

In support of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) 14th annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, the Sheriff’s Office will be opening our patrol stations on Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., to collect expired and unused medication.   Starting with a pilot program at our Thousand Oaks Police Station over a decade […]

Older Americans Are Hooked On Vitamins Despite Scarce Evidence They Work

Older Americans Are Hooked On Vitamins Despite Scarce Evidence They Work

When she was a young physician, Dr. Martha Gulati noticed that many of her mentors were prescribing vitamin E and folic acid to patients. Preliminary studies in the early 1990s had linked both supplements to a lower risk of heart disease.

The three supplements you should never buy

The three supplements you should never buy

An expert on vitamins tells us what to avoid. Vitamins have become a mainstay of the modern American diet. Depositphotos I recently interviewed Catherine Price, author of Vitamania: How Vitamins Revolutionized the Way We Think About Food. The book is a habit-altering romp through the seemingly banal topic of vitamins. Price got the idea for […]

6 Vitamins And Minerals To Feed Your Brain

6 Vitamins And Minerals To Feed Your Brain

  The human brain is a complex organ requiring many different nutrients to function properly. Nutritional deficiencies have been shown to contribute to the development of psychiatric disorders, click age-related cognitive decline, stomach and developmental disorders. On the other hand, doctor both human and animal studies show that increased intake of brain-supporting nutrients improve various […]