Tox Tuesday: Caffeine

It could be from coffee, tea, soda, energy drinks, jelly beans, chocolate, pills or even in powder form, but the fact of the matter is, there are some days I just need my caffeine. I may have pulled a couple all-nighters in my college years drinking cup after cup of tea to finish my final […]

FYI: Poisonous medications for your pets

Once upon a time, my cat, Yoshi, was put on antidepressants. He was given fluoxetine (Prozac®) to calm his rampant nerves from a neighborhood cat that liked to lurk at our front door. I can still remember holding him in my arms as we pried open his mouth and squirted the liquid medication into his […]

Price of beauty could mean long-term health issues

You could easily get lost in cosmetic aisles and stores. Shelf after shelf of amazing red lipsticks, un-ending mascaras with different wands and colors and more eye shadow palettes than most girls know what to do with. With one glance, it can be exhausting — but some have their makeup routine down to an exact […]