Posts tagged "prescription drugs"

Is Claire Danes Experiencing A Latisse Side Effect?

It took me four viewings of this Latisse commercial to believe it actually starred Claire Danes, and not just a Claire look-alike. "Oh how the mighty have fallen," I thought. "Wasn't she once one of the most promising actresses of our generation? Who left 'My So-Called Life' for a movie career? And now she's trying…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 15, 2010

Got Varicose Veins? There May Be Hope Yet …

Oh, those Europeans with their progressive societies ripe with universal health care, affordable education, hardly enforced drinking ages ... and niche prescription meds unavailable elsewhere. Well, at least one European medical import is about to make its way Stateside. The FDA has just approved a medication called Asclera, used to treat varicose veins. Considered to…

By: Leonora Epstein / May 12, 2010

Pill Chic–Cool Or Just Plain Messed Up?

When it comes to fashion, I adore the subversive. Black leather and studs, gun print dresses, safety pins, you name it -- I've worn it and loved it. So it's perhaps hypocritical of me, but I have to draw the line at this "cheeky" pharmaceutical trend.

By: Erin Flaherty / April 28, 2010

Should You Try Accutane For Adult Acne?

There are some things that you would think wouldn't follow you into adulthood. Fear of the dark, a love for Disneyland, jelly sandals. One of the more annoying ones: acne. Seriously, isn't that supposed to be one of those things that just scars your high school experience? Waking up to see new pimples when you're…

By: Leonora Epstein / October 2, 2009

Q&A: Confessions Of A Pill Head

I vividly remember walking into the interview. I was a junior in college and had scored a meeting with Joshua Lyon, an editor at Jane Magazine, the publication I'd been dreaming of working for since the first issue had appeared on newsstands and I skipped school to read it cover-to-cover. The interview went well, and…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 9, 2009