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A Fly Landed in Mike Pence’s Hair During the VP Debate and Twitter Lost Its Mind

So there we were, watching the vice presidential debate, wincing at the interruptions and laughing at the memes—and then, out of nowhere, came The Fly. The Fly settled into Mike Pence’s coiffed, icy hair and just…hung out for a while. Pence talked. And Pence talked. And Pence talked some more. And the fly just…chilled. It… Read More »

Lamotrigine (Lamictal) Dosing During Pregnancy

For many women with bipolar disorder, lamotrigine (Lamictal) is an effective mood stabilizer.  Given its favorable reproductive safety profile, lamotrigine is a reasonable option for women who require treatment with a mood stabilizer during pregnancy.   When advising women regarding the use of medications during pregnancy, we typically recommend that women remain on the dose of… Read More »

Use of Prescription Opioids During Pregnancy Is Relatively Common

According to the most recent Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) survey conducted in 2019, 6.6% of the respondents reported prescription opioid use during pregnancy.  Use of prescription opioids was more common in certain groups. Prescription opioid use was the highest (10%) in women 19 years and under.  Among women who smoked cigarettes during pregnancy,… Read More »

How Many Calories Do You Burn During Sex?

You’ve probably wondered how many calories you burn during sex, and some people claim it can burn 100 to 300 calories per session But other research indicates that the answer largely depends on various factors, such as your weight and how vigorous your lovemaking session is You’re in bed with your partner and you just… Read More »