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HowToTakePills© Archive 2019

"I swear, I will try not to swear!"
Tue, Jan 1, 2019

The A-word, the B-word, the C-word. Are they ever appropriate?


Is there a new type of Medicare coming?
Tue, Jan 8, 2019

Will existing programs like Medicaid and Medicare be scrapped?


Want to know how long you will live?
Tue, Jan 15, 2019

Can one's fate be changed?


Can you get a cold from the cold?
Tue, Jan 22, 2019

It's not a "going outside with wet hair" thing


What's in your supplement?
Tue, Jan 29, 2019

The term "all-natural" is e$$entially meaningless


"Standing on my own two feet, well, hurts!"
Tue, Feb 5, 2019

The foot is a work of art and engineering. Leonardo da Vinci


Why do people have accents?
Tue, Feb 12, 2019

"Go down cella and get me some b'daydas."


Should kids sneak out to get vaccinated?
Tue, Feb 19, 2019

Better than sneaking behind the garage to drink, smoke


Can animals detect human disease?
Tue, Feb 26, 2019

Better than a doctor at diagnosing?


The tooth bone's connected to the heart bone
Tue, Mar 5, 2019

Poor oral care can create many other problems


"I'll be careful!"
Tue, Mar 12, 2019

Medications can result in drowsiness and its sequelae 


Taste the bleach. Now taste the peroxide.
Tue, Mar 19, 2019

Guess which one is the safer disinfectant


The 'embarrassing' things one buys at the pharmacy
Tue, Mar 26, 2019

It's a fact: pharmacists have seen it all


The 5-second rule and other medical myths
Tue, Apr 2, 2019

What falls down should not be gobbled up


When men get breast cancer
Tue, Apr 9, 2019

Should embarrassment eclipse education? 


You're putting what on your face?
Tue, Apr 16, 2019

A fountain of youth awaits on the pharmacy shelf


"No opioids for you!"
Tue, Apr 23, 2019

The pharmacist needs a good reason to say no


Living in the land of PillPack
Tue, Apr 30, 2019

With the wrong questions, it could be wrong for you 


How far will you go to save on your meds?
Tue, May 7, 2019

A little know-how could save you cash


Your dog can get a Lyme vaccine. You can't. Why?
Tue, May 14, 2019

Blame it on the anti-vaxxers...in part 


Can too little salt cause heart disease?
Tue, May 21, 2019

Extremes are rarely good signs


When is the right time for an abortion?
Tue, May 28, 2019

Ideally, it should be half-past never. 


Is it safe to swim here?
Tue, Jun 4, 2019

Angry ducks want to know


Is 420 your lucky number?
Tue, Jun 11, 2019

Legality aside, marijuana should be all-natural


Why the new measles outbreak is a big deal
Tue, Jun 18, 2019

Don't the kids get the short end of this argument?


Zipping the zap out of sticker shock
Tue, Jun 25, 2019

Can consumer pressure lower drug prices?


Mary is dying. Does she have any drug options left?
Tue, Jul 2, 2019

The Right-to-Try Drug Law - Caveat emptor!


TV drug ads featuring "real" people
Tue, Jul 9, 2019

A sign of the times or just a distraction?


Why get a shot for a bug nearly no one gets?
Tue, Jul 16, 2019

Tetanus is under control. Is it? Really?


The fungal jungle in your pants
Tue, Jul 23, 2019

Jock itch is one of summertime's cruelest jokes!


Wife not into it? There's a drug for that!
Tue, Jul 30, 2019

And it's not 2 roofies and a Peach Blow Fizz


Go off to college and then die? Why?
Tue, Aug 6, 2019

Why are colleges breeding grounds for meningitis B?


The insane practice of hoarding antibiotics
Tue, Aug 13, 2019

Mark this on your calendar: The Next Global Pandemic


"All he thinks about is sex. And playing the ponies."
Tue, Aug 20, 2019

Certain medications can produce the weirdest side effects.


Narcissism – The disease that’s all about “me.”
Tue, Aug 27, 2019

A narcissist's deranged personality is Ground Zero for much suffering


"Hold the condoms. I'm on PrEP now!"
Tue, Sep 3, 2019

Sex should be fun. If you do it right. 


Caged today, broken tomorrow
Tue, Sep 10, 2019

Separating kids from their parents will cause future problems for society


Savings versus safety - Buying meds on eBay
Tue, Sep 17, 2019

Should you risk your health just to pocket a buck?


Chemsex: Party & play; do it & die
Tue, Sep 24, 2019

Sweet dreams are made of this. Who am I to disagree?