Five years after issuing mass recalls of certain children’s and infant’s over-the-counter products, a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary pleaded guilty to a federal criminal charge for selling liquid medicine contaminated with metal. According to the US Department of Justice, the subsidiary, McNeil Consumer Healthcare, agreed to pay $25 million toContinue Reading

For those suffering from migraines, relief usually comes in the form of a few home remedies and some medication — but thanks to a new study from researchers at the Albany Medical Center, a minimally invasive treatment might soon be an option as well. The procedure, which the study’s lead author KennethContinue Reading

1. ”I am literally wearing a paper towel.” With sleeves. A paper towel with sleeves. 2. ”I definitely have not shaved my legs in a month.”Maybe more. Crap, has it been two months? 3. ”Should I point my knees toward each other or bend them out? These stirrups have no protocol.” Does she want meContinue Reading

If you once turned up your nose at the thought of blue cheese, anchovies, and garlic, but now love them as an adult, you’re not alone. A new survey found that most adults don’t enjoy “grown up” foods until their early 20s. Why? Each person is born with approximately 10,000Continue Reading

1. Get up when your alarm goes off.Seriously, just stop snoozing. Though a few extra few extra zzz’s might sound nice, you actually risk messing up your internal clock and setting yourself up for a big crash later in the day. 2. Ignore your phone — for at least 30Continue Reading

Smoking is responsible for nearly half a million deaths each year, and is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. It’s also the leading cause for lung cancer — nearly 90% of new cases are linked to cigarette smoking. However, you can now add five more diseasesContinue Reading

Five years ago, I became the proud owner of one Mirena IUD. Shortly afterward, my usually painful, heavy periods ceased completely. By the time my IUD expired this fall, I had moved four times, held three different jobs, and — key to this particular story — fallen in love withContinue Reading