5-year-old Dies from Medication

  In the News … Dr. Carol Huser, a Colorado medical examiner in La Plata County, stated the death of 5-year-old Kimber Michelle Brown was the result of a combination of two over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medications, dextromethorphan (the active ingredient in OTC cough medications like Robitussin-DM) and an antihistamine, cetirazine (the active ingredient […]

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Seriously? Breathable Caffeine?

AeroShot is an inhaler type of device that delivers a shot of caffeine that you “draw into your mouth and swallow,” according to the website for Breathable Foods — the company that makes AeroShot. This product confounds me on a lot of levels, so let’s break it down: – The name of the company is […]

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Goodbye Darvon?

Update:  This post was written in February 2009.  The FDA removed propoxyphene and propoxyphene containing products in November 2010. Because I am a strong advocate of medication-free strategies for stress management, wellness, and a life of excellence, people often assume I am altogether anti-medication.  I am not.  I believe some medications have a valuable role […]

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