The Daily Dose- An Aspirin a day now keeps the cancer away?

Aspirin has clear and proven benefits for reducing heart disease and stroke. In fact, you should keep some old school, uncoated aspirins with you at all times in case you or someone you know is having the big one. But now some scientists are suggesting that Aspirin may actually help prevent cancer, too. WTF?

Type 2 diabetes and on insulin? You are not a failure 

“You have to start taking insulin.”

Those 6 words can be some of the most devastating words anyone with Type II diabetes can hear. Immediately, you feel like a failure. What’s wrong with me? I diet, I exercise, I do everything everyone tells me to do … and now I’m on insulin. What. The. Fuck?

But the failure isn’t yours.

7 Day Sex Challenge

Back in college fucking everyday for 7 days was the norm. But now you are all grown up. Have a big girl job. Kids. Mortgage. Book club.

And having sex even once a week can now sometimes feel like a challenge.

But it doesn’t have to be that way! The 7 Day Sex Challenge craze is back. But is all this sexually hype really good for your health?

Why is my poop green? 

One of the things I love most about healthcare is that everyone seems to be fascinated with poop. Particularly, the color of poop. Usually, changes and the color of your poop are no big deal. However, sometimes those changes can indicate something much more serious is going on.

Thus begins the poop series here on Ask The NP, cause ya’ll have a LOT of questions about poop. Like, why in the hell is my poop green and what does that mean?

Yummy or Deadly? 

It’s all the rage in the most hipster hoods. Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Silverlake, Los Angeles. Wicker Park, Chicago.

Raw cheese.

Makers of this crazy shit tout all kinds of yummy natural goodness from cheese made with raw, un-pastuerized, un-touched milk.

And then two people died after eating it.