The Painkiller Sending Adults Over 55 To The Emergency Room

http://blog.aarp.org/2015/05/22/the-painkiller-sending-adults-55-to-the-er/

This blows my mind. I have taken this particular drug on and off since 1997. If you take it responsibly and a pharmacist is smart enough to let you know it interacts with the other medications you are currently on, you should not have any problems using it, no matter how old you are.

My Allergies Turned Out to Be Something Much Worse

http://www.cosmopolitan.com/lifestyle/news/a37077/medical-mystery-allergy-disorder/?src=TrueAnth_COSMO_TW&utm_campaign=trueanthem&utm_content=54efac3da56d6f678a000001&utm_medium=trueanthem&utm_source=twitter

This article really put so much into perspective for me today. It’s important to be knowledgeable, grateful, and proactive regarding ones’ health.

People Use…

“People use drugs, legal and illegal, because their lives are intolerably painful or dull. They hate their work and find no rest in their leisure. They are estranged from their families and their neighbors. It should tell us something that in healthy societies drug use is celebrative, convivial, and occasional, whereas among us it is lonely, shameful, and addictive. We need drugs, apparently, because we have lost each other.” ―Wendell Berry