Tag Archives: Should

Drug companies shipped thousands of pain pill orders it should have halted, documents say

Drug companies shipped billions of painkillers to communities across America without proper oversight between 2006 and 2012, according to newly released data from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), highlighting the pharmaceutical industry’s role in the opioid epidemic as it faces a possible legal reckoning similar to that which befell the tobacco companies in the 1990s. In all, 76… Read More »

Should You Eat the New Fake Meats?

Over time, meat substitutes have gotten increasingly more like real meat. The question is, are these newer, so-called virtuous alternatives to meat healthier than the real meat they mimic? Friends of mine used to run a vegetarian restaurant. Their customers would come in and interrogate them about menu items: what kind of oils were used in… Read More »

Should you try kettlebells?

Kettlebells. There they were in the fitness aisle of my local big box store: cute little candy-colored cannonballs with handles on them. I was drawn to them immediately—adorable pink weights that conjured images of me as an exercise goddess in a sunny meadow, smiling and doing arm workouts with ease (in slow motion of course).… Read More »