12 May, 2014

What’s Facing Women’s Health Today? Part One of a Three-Part Series Honoring Women’s Health Week

By | May 12th, 2014|Pharmaceuticals|

We have talked about the disproportionate harm pharmaceuticals cause women compared to men before. Not only do women take more medications than men and respond differently to medications than men, but women also are [...]

28 March, 2014

Lean on Me: Our Women’s Health Team Offers a Hand to Women Harmed by Lipitor, Transvaginal Mesh and Zoloft

By | March 28th, 2014|Pharmaceuticals|

Everyone can use a helping hand every once in a while — the problem is, how do we ask for help? Especially women. We've learned from an early age that we're the caretakers, that [...]

27 September, 2013

We Didn’t Do This to Ourselves – How The Statin Drug Lipitor Derailed Our Healthy Efforts with Type 2 Diabetes

By | September 27th, 2013|Pharmaceuticals|

There is a stigma associated with the development of type 2 diabetes. The stigma with type 2 diabetes is: You Did This to Yourself. But that could not be further from the truth. The [...]

3 September, 2013

Life Ain’t Fair: On Lipitor’s Use as a Preventive Medicine

By | September 3rd, 2013|Pharmaceuticals|

She was always very healthy. She made sure to eat a healthy diet; her body mass index was 24.8, well within the healthy range. She was healthy. But only until she wasn't. As part [...]

11 July, 2013

Understanding the Lipitor Lawsuit – or, How a Little Pill Used for Treating Cholesterol Led to Type 2 Diabetes.

By | July 11th, 2013|Pharmaceuticals|

We have said it a thousand times here on this blog. You HAVE to keep track of your medical history and overall health and do what you can to research the risks associated with [...]