While I do not personally partake in its use, I do believe medical marijuana under the appropriate supervision and with a knowledgeable and responsible consumer has its place in complementary alternative medicine. As a health professional and citizen, it’s my duty to be informed of the laws, to not pass judgement and understand […]

Health, Healthy Eats, Studies Show

August 29, 2019

How Much THC is REALLY in that Brownie?

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug to treat low sexual drive in women, the only one besides Addyi, which entered the market in 2015. The drug, to be called Vyleesi, will be sold by AMAG Pharmaceuticals and is intended to be used 45 minutes before sex via an auto-injector pen that […]

Health, Relationships

June 29, 2019

Vyleesi, the New Sex Drug for Women

Though teenagers have abused drugs and alcohol for a long time, how they do it has evolved over the years. While alcohol and cigarettes may have been popular in the 1950s, and marijuana or LSD in the 1960s, these days, adolescents are discovering new ways to abuse common substances like alcohol, as well as non-traditional […]

Health, Studies Show

May 27, 2019

The newest ways teens abuse substances: What parents should know

When it comes to sleep, this is one tired nation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) between 35 -45 percent of Americans unintentionally fell asleep during the day at least once and nearly five percent fell asleep while driving during the past month. And these are just the ones who admitted it. […]


March 27, 2019

Are you getting enough rest these days? Here are 5 tips to better Zzzs.

Whether you’ve just completed a workout or ate garlic shrimp pasta, chances are, at one time or another, you’ve been the stinky person in the room. In most cases, a simple shower, swipe of deodorant, or some toothpaste could fix the stink. But in other cases, it may not be so simple. That’s because your […]


March 18, 2019

When Your Body Talks, Listen: 5 Body Odors You Shouldn’t Ignore

Jet lag is real. It is a temporary sleep problem that can affect anyone who quickly travels across multiple time zones. Your body has its own internal clock, or circadian rhythms, that signals your body when to stay awake and when to sleep. Jet lag occurs because your body’s clock is still synced to your […]


March 14, 2019

Travel Tips: 5 Ways To Prevent Jet Lag

While some of you may cringe that we’re talking about tampons this is a serious matter. No matter how much you despise Auntie Flo, this is one recall you should not ignore. Some Kotex tampons have been recalled after reports that the feminine-care product was unraveling and coming apart inside consumers’ bodies. Kimberly-Clark, which manufacturers […]


December 17, 2018

Nurse Alice: Don’t Ignore This Kotex Tampon Recall

Who tracks their cycle? We’ve all done it… at least for a while until it gets too cumbersome, and thats tracking our menstrual cycle on a calendar to plan life activities around it. For some its how we know when to avoid wearing certain clothes or activities; others to anticipate or make sense of the […]

Health, Studies Show

October 16, 2018

Try Family Planning with an App

Hey ladies… this is for you! Check out what I had to say in this new Bustle article by Katie Mitchell. Fatigue and tiredness are common period symptoms most women have experienced at least once in their life. Sometimes when you’re cramping and bloated, all you want to do is lay down for a 1,000,000 hour nap […]


December 8, 2017

Bustle.com: Is Sleeping With A Tampon Inserted Safe? Yes, If You Follow These Instructions

According to new research—drugs that reduce gastric acid secretions, which include brand names such as Prilosec, Nexium, and Prevacid—not only kill and ingest microbes and suppress gastric acid secretions but they can change intestinal bacteria, which can promote the progression of liver disease. Rising Cases of Liver Disease Per the National Institute of Health, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) affects about 20% of the […]


October 28, 2017

Black Enterprise: Could Liver Disease Be a Side Effect of Your Acid Reflux Medication?

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