Category: news

Are e-cigarettes the way to Quit Smoking?

A few weeks ago my daughter and I were at the mall doing some back-to-school shopping and walked by a kiosk selling what looked like cigarettes.  We both thought it was odd, but we assumed it must be some type…

Do Heavy Drinkers Outlive Non-Drinkers?

TIME recently reported on a new study that suggests heavy drinkers outlive non-drinkers.  However, as usual with these studies, it’s not as cut and dry as the title suggests. This latest study is a bit very misleading, especially for women.  …

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…