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What’s the Deal With Generic Drugs?

A couple months ago, I remember having a conversation with my mother about generic versus brand name prescriptions.  I remember she had read something that said while generic and brand name drugs both have the same active ingredients, the generics are wildly inconsistent with inactive ingredients.  She explained that the generic drugs were being produced [...]

By |October 26th, 2012|All Things Consider|0 Comments

Not a Good Plan

It is a common argument that if you are able to fight for your country, you should be able to drink in it. Well, America has once again complicated what very well could be a simple right and put an age on it. What I am referring to is availability of the Plan B contraceptive [...]

By |December 8th, 2011|All Things Consider|1 Comment

No Regulation of Dietary Supplements by FDA

While watching TV with a couple friends late one night over break, an ad for the popular energy drink, 5-Hour Energy, came on.  At the end of the commercial one of my friends inquired what the side effects of the drink might be, to which the other responded, “I don’t know, but it must have [...]

By |January 6th, 2011|All Things Consider|0 Comments