The shocking results from Dr. Oz’s special investigation are in. Arsenic, lead, known carcinogen chromium 6, and perchlorate – or rocket fuel – are among the contaminants you are being exposed to every day.

If you are concerned about the safety of your water, follow these action steps to protect you and your family:


  • Click here to get your city’s Consumer Confidence Report and find out if there are any violations in your area.
  • Call your local health department and see if they offer free or reduced-rate tap water tests.
  • Hire a lab to test your water. Testing may cost upwards of $125.
  • Choose a water filtration system to remove contaminants from your water at home. Click here for a guide to the best systems.

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How to Safely Make Lifestyle Changes With Type 2 Diabetes

Gain control of your disease while still protecting your heart

If you're overweight or obese and have type 2 diabetes, a new study reveals how to make lifestyle changes that will help you safely gain control of your disease and still protect your heart.

Researchers published a study in Diabetes Care that took a second — and more in-depth — look at data from the NIH's Look AHEAD study. They found that for 85% of people in that study, lifestyle interventions that triggered weight loss and increased physical activity reduced potential cardiovascular problems. Such lifestyle interventions also help reduce the risks for diabetes, dementia and some cancers and strengthen the immune system.

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