Dr. Joe Mercola has a reputation as America’s most controversial medicine guru. He shares his beliefs as to why you shouldn’t trust your doctor’s standard views on vitamin D, flu shots and saturated fats. Could his alternative take on medicine transform your life?

A statement from the American Academy of Dermatology: 


"Research shows that ultraviolet radiation from the sun and indoor tanning prematurely ages the skin and causes skin cancer. If you are concerned about vitamin D, you can get it safely through a healthy diet that may include supplements."

-Ronald L. Moy, MD, FAAD

President of the American Academy of Dermatology 

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The #1 Thing to Remember When Caring for a Sick Parent

It can help you be a better caregiver while also releasing you of overwhelming burden.

Caring for an ageing or sick parent at home can be a wonderful act of love — but it can also be a big sacrifice. Along with the new responsibility comes added stress to your life that's probably already taxing. Not to mention, it significantly changes the relationship between the two of you. If you're a caregiver for a parent, or thinking about what next step is best, this is one of the most important things to remember about this life phase. It can help you be a better caregiver while also releasing you of a lot of the burden that comes with the role.

TV and podcast host Maria Menounos is currently taking care of her mother, who has brain cancer. She learned this lesson from a guest on her series "Better Together."

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