FDA Forces Kim Kardashian to Post "Correction" For Her Drug Ad on Instagram

Earlier this month, an ad for the morning sickness pill Diclegis came under fire from the FDA. Which wasn’t so unusual; the FDA goes after deceptive advertising all the time. The unusual part was the platform: It was an Instagram ad by Kim Kardashian. And now Kardashian has been forced to post a “corrective ad” about… »8/31/15 11:45am8/31/15 11:45am

Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Rabies

So far as awful ways to die go, being attacked by a rabid animal then dying a slow, painful death must rank near the top. And exactly that happens to 55,000 people every year. Here's how you (or your dog) can get rabies, what it does to your body as it kills you and what you can do to ensure neither of you gets it. »3/19/15 6:24pm3/19/15 6:24pm

Your Google Searches Can Uncover Drug Side Effects Faster Than the FDA

The internet: it's our teacher, our entertainer, and ever increasingly, our doctor. Every day, the country's sniveling, coughing, light-headed festering contagions plop in front of their computers in hopes of figuring out what the hell is a matter with them—for free. So while brilliant, it's not entirely surprising… »3/07/13 12:49pm3/07/13 12:49pm

Drugs Cause About Five Times More Side Effects Than We Realized

There's always that part at the end of drug commercials that goes something like: if you develop sausage fingers, webbed feet, or a three-week erection, call your doctor! But as exhaustive as those auctioneer-style lists sound, they barely scratch the surface when it comes to the side effects pople are actually… »3/15/12 4:40pm3/15/12 4:40pm