Ibuprofen (Advil/Motrin) and Our Children: Uses and Risks

Similar to my post on acetaminophen (Tylenol), I thought I’d do an overview of ibuprofen (commonly known as Advil or Motrin) use for children. For safety tips regarding use, see my previous post on acetaminophen. I will include any ibuprofen specific tips at the bottom of this post. Disclaimer: this blog is not medical advice. […]

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Acetaminophen (Tylenol) and Our Children: Uses, Risks and Safety Tips

Acetaminophen recently caused quite a stir on Twitter (specifically mom Twitter, but also somewhat recently on Medtwitter when the acetaminophen use in pregnancy topic came up) so I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to take a better look at the current evidence around acetaminophen (Tylenol), its potential risks, and uses in children. Perhaps […]

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Birth Control Myths, Part 4: Wrap Up Q+A

So this is the final part in my series on birth control myths (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3). I covered all the major myths I wanted to, however I got a selection of additional questions regarding birth control – and since these seemed to be common questions people had, I wanted to do my […]

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Birth Control Myths, Part 3: Fertility Awareness, Timing, and Extended-Cycle Use

See Part 1 and Part 2! *Disclaimer: This blog is intended for informational purposes only. The information on this blog should not be used as a substitute to medical advice or medical treatment. As always, your Primary Care Provider, a doctor, or another health professional is your best resource for specific questions and medical advice. If […]

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Birth Control Myths, Part 2: IUDs, STDs, BooBs and More!

You can find the first part of this series here. *Disclaimer: This blog is intended for informational purposes only. The information on this blog should not be used as a substitute to medical advice or medical treatment. As always, your Primary Care Provider, a doctor, or another health professional is your best resource for specific questions […]

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