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Katie Byrne on vaping: 'In a matter of months, my e-cigarette became more like a child's pacifier'

Vaping habits can become compulsive Katie Byrne on vaping: ‘In a matter of months, my e-cigarette became more like a child’s pacifier’ Independent.ie It’s National No Smoking Day today, but as someone who has a chronic nicotine addiction, I’m not entirely sure if I should be celebrating it. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/katie-byrne-on-vaping-in-a-matter-of-months-my-ecigarette-became-more-like-a-childs-pacifier-37881250.html https://www.independent.ie/life/article37881248.ece/18324/AUTOCROP/h342/2019-03-06_lif_48492781_I1.JPG Email It’s National No Smoking… Read More »

More women are training to be plastic surgeons, but racial/ethnic representation still lags behind

While the proportion of women entering plastic surgery residency programs has increased in recent years, numbers of black and Hispanic trainees are declining or unchanged, reports a study in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Even though there were increases in all… Read More »

Are You Paying More For Your Medicines?

You bet you are. The Wall Street Journal reported that more than three dozen pharmaceutical firms raised the price of hundreds of drugs by an average of 6.3%. Allergan, which makes the Alzheimer’s drug Namenda upped the price of more than two dozen medications by an average of 9.5% trienergeticsblog