The diabetes drug Avandia has come under fire for causing heart attack and stroke in those it was supposed to help; it may have taken the lives of 100,000 people and 600,000 still use this medication. The drug has been banned in Europe and is now heavily restricted in the United States. Dr. Oz talks to the expert who uncovered these shocking findings, and explains what alternatives you have to get your diabetes and health under control.

Click here to learn about Dr. Oz’s Just 10 Challenge. Losing just 10 pounds can help change the state of your health by either reducing your risk of diabetes or improving your chances of successfully managing your diabetes.

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Will you ever feel comfortable in your own skin? That is, if you don't make an effort to protect it? Although 64% of adults do report wearing sunscreen when outside for prolonged periods of time, it turns out that only about 10% of people surveyed actually protect themselves daily, according to a recent review.

No matter what your skin tone is, unless you live in a cave with no sunlight, daily protection with either sunscreen, sunblock or protective clothing can not only protect you from developing sunburns (ouch!) but can significantly reduce your risk of developing skin cancer, particularly the deadliest type called melanoma. In addition, for those of you wanting to keep your youthful looks, daily sunscreen has been shown to reduce the development of wrinkles. A great teacher once told me that the best way to not have wrinkles is not to get them in the first place (think of how much money you can save on useless creams that claim to diminish wrinkles).

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