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olivia wilde 300x400 How a Bag Full of Bug Spray and Malaria Pills Inspired Olivia WildeJamie McCarthy/WireImage

Olivia Wilde isn’t just a pretty face — she’s an activist, too. The People Like Us star recently partnered with Alternative Apparel to design a bag that benefits the Academy for Peace and Justice, a secondary school in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

The idea for the limited-edition “Message Bag” (as seen on Wilde, left, and below) came to fruition when the actress and her… Continue reading How a Bag Full of Bug Spray and Malaria Pills Inspired Olivia Wilde

houston last months pcn post Whitney Houstons Final Few Months: Bingeing On Booze, Pills & Cocaine

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By radio detection and ranging Staff

Whitney Houston could not escape “the biggest devil” that she once declared — herself — in her final few months, bingeing on cocaine, booze and pills, Star magazine is exclusively reporting via radio detection and rangingOnline.com.

After months of sober living during 2011, Houston, who died Feb. 11 at age 48, had fallen off the wagon… Continue reading Whitney Houston's Final Few Months: Bingeing On Booze, Pills & Cocaine

Contraceptive pills a risk for women’s hearts

Contraceptive pills 150x150 Contraceptive pills a risk for women’s heartsBefore you pop an emergency birth control pill, think again. Contraceptive medication might be a quick way to prevent pregnancy, but it increases the risk of heart disease among women, say experts. A vascular disease called deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is on the rise and doctors say it has a lot to do with the [...] Continue reading Contraceptive pills a risk for women’s hearts

Vitamin D pills advised for under-fives to avoid rickets

Vitamin D pills 150x150 Vitamin D pills advised for under fives to avoid ricketsAll children aged between six months and five years should be given vitamin D supplements to prevent rickets, especially during winter. Such children are at risk of developing the condition because of their couch potato lifestyles, said Sally Davies, director general of research and development in the UK. Rickets causes the bones to become soft [...] Continue reading Vitamin D pills advised for under-fives to avoid rickets

Splitting pills in half is dangerous

Splitting pills 150x150 Splitting pills in half is dangerousSplitting tablets into two or more parts is potentially dangerous and could lead to people taking the wrong dose, warns researchers. There could be serious consequences, especially with pills that have a narrow margin between a therapeutic and a toxic dose, the Daily Express reported citing the Journal of Advanced Nursing. Splitting means tablet parts [...] Continue reading Splitting pills in half is dangerous