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How to Take Pills Regularly

Alan Christianson | Posted 04.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

Once you get this rhythm down, you'll find taking pills are no longer a source of stress. You might be amazed how much benefit you can get from simple steps when you're able to do them consistently.

Exercise Is Adderall Minus the Profits

Inverse | Posted 02.03.2017 | Healthy Living

This article originally appeared on Inverse. By Yasmin Tayag When Harvard neuropscychologist Dr. John Ratey met an injured marathoner back in 1980...

Buried in Pills

Medical Discovery News | Posted 01.20.2017 | Science
Medical Discovery News

By Drs. David Niesel and Norbert Herzog, Medical Discovery News Have you ever heard doctors referred to as "pill pushers"? While medical professional...

Pharmaceutical Companies Need to Mitigate the Destruction They Cause

Tessie Castillo | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics
Tessie Castillo

The pharmaceutical industry's marketing of prescription painkillers to doctors is a driving force behind the nation's current opioid addiction crisis. Given the role that the pharmaceutical industry has played in creating the crisis, they should play an equally large role in resolving it.

In "Loo" of Good Taste

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 08.16.2016 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I shudder to think how my parents would have survived in today's anything-goes, nothing-is-sacred, sexually charged society. Their values were black and white, wrong and right, good and bad, with little wiggle room for compromise.

The Three Pill Rules

Alan Christianson | Posted 08.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

Rather than try to cover each pill, pill combination, and individual need, I'd like to give you some simple rules to help you decide which pills are important.

Pill Injectors at Higher Risk for Hepatitis C Than Heroin Injectors

Tessie Castillo | Posted 11.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Tessie Castillo

View image | This month the American Journal of Public Health published an article with surprising new findings: People who inject pr...

The Male Birth Control Revolution May Be Upon Us, But Are Men On Board?

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 11.10.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

Ultimately, the thing that could really enable mass adoption of this male-centric birth control option is the same thing that motivates women to religiously, even fanatically, commit to a daily pill-popping regimen: sheer, unadulterated fear.

Falls, Injuries and Anxiety: Breaking a Vicious Cycle

Hilary Young | Posted 05.03.2014 | Fifty
Hilary Young

Regardless of what came first -- the injury or the anxiety -- it's important to know the realities of aging in the modern world.


Stanley Ely | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Stanley Ely

There are plenty of things that can cut into a guy's day If you have a job, that needs time. Even if you don't, the day has you busy scraping the dr...

Media Descriptions of Philip Seymour Hoffman Feed Into Misplaced Fears About Heroin Overdose and Needles

Tessie Castillo | Posted 11.30.2015 | Media
Tessie Castillo

We, as a nation, need to acknowledge that overdose is not a problem confined to famous people or heroin or drugs that involve syringes.

My Great, Big, Horrible Cold

Myra Demeter | Posted 03.09.2014 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

All I could think of was Why hadn't we ever invested in Kleenex tissues!? My own usage probably drove up the stock price.

WATCH: Oprah On Americans Who 'Take Pills Like Candy'

OWN | Posted 05.25.2013 | OWN

Americans don't shy away from taking pills. According to IMS Health, an estimated 16 million people in the United States use painkillers, 5 million ta...

Scope NY-- Desire Obtain Cherish: Drugs, Fame, and Art

Lisa Derrick | Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

Beyond a brand -- fine art blends with street, pop, conceptual and appropriation art with razor's edge, using contemporary commerce as a model and as as contextual base for the art, it's manufacturing and its marketing, commenting on social stratification.

An Amazing Alternative to Prescription Pills

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Mark A. Moyad, MD, MPH I have a word for you: S-adenosylmethionine. A mouthful, I know. But maybe you've heard of it by its nicknam...

The Pill Case James Bond Would Love

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.01.2012 | Small Business

Modern medicine has enabled even some serious conditions and diseases to be treated with a handful of pills. But what about the embarrassment or stigm...

Are You Taking Pills You Don't Need? Ask Ghostwriters

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 10.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Martha Rosenberg

But ghostwriting also helps the national malaise of people suffering from and treating diseases that didn't even exist before and ballooning government and private health plans costs.

Park Slope Adderall Ring Busted

Gothamist | Ben Yakas in News on January 5, 2011 11:50 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Over the holidays, feds busted a Park Slope Adderall-trafficking ring, arresting at least one of the people who allegedly sold thousands of pills onli...

Why It's So Hard to Find Legit Psychiatric Medications

Ronald Ricker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ronald Ricker

A psychiatrist prescribing medications that supposedly work, cause little or no harm, and are scientifically proven to meet at least these aforementioned three criteria, couldn't be further from simple.

Don't Take Away Lindsay's Pills! (All at Once, That Is)

Joshua Lyon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joshua Lyon

My biggest fear for Lindsay is that the drugs get taken away immediately. This is a terrible and dangerous idea. She needs to be slowly and carefully weaned off of painkillers.

Beta Blockers: A Musician's Secret?

Minnesota Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

One slip of the hand, one tremor, a single wrong note and the entire performance can go flat. "At the moment when the conductor looks up and you ha...

Yoga: Bye Bye Anxiety! (VIDEO)

Tara Stiles | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Tara Stiles

Use what you need. Rest what you don't. That's efficiency. Think of how well we can function when we are aren't holding tension where it isn't needed.

Tylenol Recall 2009 EXPANDED, All Arthritis Pain Caplets Recalled

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A Tylenol recall on arthritis caplets has just gotten larger, as Johnson & Johnson has expanded the recall to include all such products. A recall l...

Barney Frank On Leno Calls Out Rush Limbaugh's Addiction To Painkillers (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

It's a safe bet that Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) and Rush Limbaugh don't have any dinner plans. Frank called out the conservative radio host for his ...

A Ban on Painkillers Helps No One

Joshua Lyon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joshua Lyon

We can't combat painkillers like any other drug epidemic by trying to eliminate the source. The medications must remain available to people who are living with debilitating diseases.