Tag Archives: Safe

When Safe Drugs Become Risky: The Clinical Danger Zone

Each year in the U.S., approximately four billion prescriptions are filled.  That’s a big number.  But perhaps an even “bigger” number is the four to eight million of those dispensed that will potentially involve life-threatening errors. Going to the pharmacy for a necessary medicine is not supposed to be a high-stakes game.  But, even physicians and… Read More »

Are supplements safe and do they work?

The story of a man who ended up needing a liver transplant after taking green tea capsules has brought the topic of dietary supplements back into the news. What are some of the dangers of supplements and what are the health benefits? When Jim McCants started taking green tea pills he had hoped he was… Read More »

Creating a Safe Training Environment for Clients Who Are Survivors

Are you working with clients who are survivors — of trauma, of negative experiences, of stress? If your clients are human, then you likely are. Laura Khoudari, a Manhattan based trauma-informed personal trainer puts it best, “If you are working with people, you are working with trauma.” Khoudari provides somatic-based treatment specifically for women and… Read More »