Are Some Birth Control Pills Too Risky?

YAZ, Yasmin, Beyaz, and other drospirenone hormonal birth control pills have been found to have an increased risk of serious blood clots. However, the FDA has not taken the pills off the market or demanded a black box warning.

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How Do I Get My Child to Eat Healthier Foods?

Between work schedules, after school activities, homework, and chores, you may find it impossible to make time for healthy meals that your kids actually want to eat.  The challenge is even greater when kids get hooked on the pizza, soda, and chips provided at friends’ houses, activities, and parties.  Even the most conscientious parent may find it hard to avoid the temptation of fast food and favorite snacks.  But there are solutions!

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Third-Hand Smoke

Third-hand smoke is the residue from cigarette smoke that stays on just about every surface exposed to that smoke. The smoke residue clings to hair and fabrics, including clothing, carpets, drapes, and furniture upholstery, and it can cause serious health problems.

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