New Report: We Need More Research on WOMEN’S Health

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Sad but true: Women are still woefully underrepresented in medical research studies, despite 20 years of work to right this wrong. Not only does this practice put women’s health at risk, it dampens scientific discovery. For a while there was hope that the decades-long bias of using primarily men for biomedical research would change. In […]

Bone-Loss Drugs: Good, Bad or Ugly?

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I cringe at the television every time I see Sally Field talking about Boniva. Now, don’t get me wrong, I like Sally Field, I really like her. I don’t like her hawking Boniva, a long-acting oral bisphosphonate (a drug to prevent bone loss), similar to Fosamax and Actonel. I feel like we are being sold […]