Goodbye Cigarettes: Should CVS Dump Junk Food and Alcohol Too?

When CVS announced its plan to stop selling all tobacco products at its 7,600 stores by October 1, 2014 and walk away from 2 billion in tobacco related business, the media immediately began to speculate whether other major drug store chains would follow suit. The more interesting question to me is whether tobacco is the only product line that will be removed from "drug store" shelves. ...more
Elaine Griffin  I think you are right, they will probably divide the space so clinic separate in ...more

Are You Really Happy?

Are You Really Happy?Happiness to many is measured by success, money, career choice, the car you drive,  the school your child goes to, the clothes you wear....  Bragging rights to your next vacation or maybe a pictures of yourself on Facebook portraying smiling facing somewhere really fun looking. ...more

Miley Cyrus Can Stop Smoking Cigarettes (and so can you)

According to her hit song “We Can’t Stop”, there are many things Miley Cyrus does not wish to stop. But cigarette smoking is apparently not one of them....more

Bob Costas’s Eyes 2 Red 2 Work

NBC sportscaster Bob Costas is taking the night off in the middle of the Olympics!Costas ( a fellow Commack HS South alum) is apparently turning the prime time coverage over toToday show host Matt Lauer tonight because of a bad case of pink eye:...more

Cancer Diagnosis for Tom Brokar

Veteran NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw revealed that he is being treated for a bone marrow cancer called multiple myeloma. Brokaw was diagnosed in August 2013  at the Mayo Clinic. Doctors are “optimistic” about the outcome of the treatment he is receiving....more


Excited to see my girl tomorrow.  It’s been awhile, she’s a busy teenager who just got promoted to big sister!  Her dad and step mom are adopting two little girls who’s mom is going through some rough times.  I am sooo…  jelly.  I wish I could’ve done that for her, had more children – but I won’t.  I dunno.  Things happen for a reason I guess. ...more

Cameron Diaz's "The Body Book"

"Oh great," you might think, "Another celebrity diet book." But Cameron Diaz has taken a different spin with The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength, and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body....more

Gratitude Linkup - Week of 2/9/14

As I've been dealing with my father's health crisis, gratitude has been at the forefront of my mind. I've had immense gratitude for the smallest of things. Now that things are no longer critical, I have a little time to participation in Laurel Regan's Gratitude linkup over at Alphabet Salad....more

Hot Sluts of the Victorian Age

Y’all, I saw an article on Burlesque Dancers of the late 19th Century and I was freaking captivated. I’ve often repeated on this blog, to the point it could be considered a mantra, that culture determines beauty and what is “beautiful” is then reverse engineered into what is considered “healthy” or the “optimum physiology”.  Well, the “loose women in tights” are perfect examples of this. Take a look at this woman: ...more