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“Female Viagra”: Women, Just Say “NO” To Addyi.

As a pharmacist and a long-time supporter of women’s health issues, I feel compelled to speak out against Addyi, which is the new drug that was recently approved by the FDA to treat women with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD).

Addyi, a pink pill with the generic name  flibanserin, is being called “pink Viagra” or “Viagra for women.”  Addyi was initially developed by the German pharmaceutical giant Boehringer Ingelheim as an antidepressant in the 1970s. However, the...

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What a fabulous role model: Why bodybuilding at age 93 is a great idea

This man epitomizes my values and philosophy about diet, exercise and healthy aging. At age 93, Charles Eugster still engages in intense physical activity with weight lifting and rowing. His message in this TED talk is totally inspirational and inspiring. His message: eat healthy, engage in some form of intense physical exercise on a regular basis...and keep working. He says that retirement accelerates aging. It is important to have a project, goal(s) or profession in life that you are...

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