Posts tagged "medication"

Oops! Canadian Pharmacy Gives Kids Bipolar Medication Instead Of Candy

A pharmacist assistant at a Canadian pharmacy “accidentally” gave out out bipolar medication to trick-or-treaters instead of candy Saturday night.
Apparently, a woman dropped her teenage son’s prescription drugs while…

Katrin Higher | November 1, 2015 - 12:30 pm

25 Percent Of American Women Take Mental Health Medications

According to Medco Health Solutions Inc., more than 25 percent of women took at least one drug to treat psychiatric conditions in 2010, most prominently for depression and anxiety. The use of…

Stefanie Blejec | November 18, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Dealbreaker: The Unmedicated Guy

It didn’t take long for me to figure out something about Nick* was different. Everything about him was outsized, super-charming and a bit impulsive. For our second date, he seriously…

Jessica Wakeman | September 13, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Girlfriend’s Going Off Her Meds. How Can I Help?”

My girlfriend has been on antidepressants for the past year. She has told me some of the reasons why she started taking them, and it doesn’t make a difference to…

Wendy Atterberry | January 13, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Sarah Haskins Turns 30, Also Known As “Old”

Happy birthday, Sarah Haskins! We hope you got some nice presents to cheer you up, because now that you’re the big 3-0, it’s time to start fretting about incontinence,…

Jessica Wakeman | August 20, 2009 - 11:50 am

What You Need To Know About Your Prescriptions

Last week was rough on my poor nose. After excessive bleeding (ewwwwww) my sadistic doctor thought the best way to help me out and become my BFF was to shove…

Ali Jawin | June 30, 2009 - 1:10 pm

Debate This: Psychiatric Medications & Their Positive And Negative Effects

Last week I wrote a blog post about the 10 Ways To Survive The First Week Of Heartbreak. Just to be clear, these tips referenced the things that helped me

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 2, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Women Are Being Put To The Test

We’ve all taken risks — tried things and people we weren’t sure of and chalked it up to experimentation. It’s all part of being a liberated woman. But sadly we’re…

Simcha | May 29, 2008 - 11:30 am