Monthly Archives: June 2011

Brushing up on medication safety

I recently wrote a piece about medication safety for the women’s health magazine Spry. I interviewed pharmacists and other health care experts about things that we do that undermine our efforts to use medicine safely and effectively. One tip really … Continue reading

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Impulse shopping

You know how bars sometimes have a two (or three) drink minimum? I think stores like Target and Trader Joe’s should just own up to the reality that they, too, have a minimum admission cost. Target almost always costs me … Continue reading

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Summertime, summertime, sum sum summertime

So, it’s summer. Summer has arrived, with all its ferocity, in the Music City a little quicker than I thought it would, actually. Two weeks ago, it was 50 degrees at 10 a.m. I sent my young son to the … Continue reading

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