Month: August 2010

The Big-C to raise money for American Cancer Society

For every person who watches the trailer, Showtime will donate $1 (up to $25,000) to the American Cancer Society… Join the American Cancer Society and Showtime’s The Big C in the movement to create a world with less cancer and…

FDA Approves Emergency Contraceptive ellaOne

I recently wrote a post about the controversial proposal of making birth control pills available over-the-counter, and in even more controversial news, on Friday the FDA approved a new (prescription only) emergency contraceptive.  This new emergency contraception is not the…

Are You Honest About Your Weight?

Are you honest about your weight?  Although I would prefer not to be asked, when I am asked, it never occurs to me to lie about it. It used to be that women were thought to always lie about their…

Should Birth Control Pills Be Over-The-Counter?

Is it time to start selling birth control pills over-the-counter (OTC)? The easy answer is, yes. But is it really an easy question to answer? No. Remember, we are living in a country where many parents are still against condoms…

Healthy Eating: Top 10 Super Foods

Getting Reacquainted With Healthy Food- This is a post I originally did for BlogHer in 2008, but since it still applies now, I thought I would share it here on the Choose You Blog. For the last few weeks I’ve…