Zika vs DEET

Zika vs DEET

Avoiding mosquito bites offers the best protection against Zika virus. Use DEET. But, you should know that this insect repellant is absorbed through the skin. DEET crosses the placenta. This compound will get into the babies bloodstream. But, DEET has never been shown...

Old Eggs?

I had a patient today who insisted on staying on birth control because she was terrified of getting pregnant.  She’s fifty three.  I have come to realize that many women believe, fiercely, that they are still fertile way into their 40s and 50s.  They believe...