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Scientist Swallows Tapeworm To Prove Intestinal Parasites Can Be Our friends

Jul 25, 14 Scientist Swallows Tapeworm To Prove Intestinal Parasites Can Be Our friends

Posted by in Health, WTF???

When it comes to his research, scientist Julius Lukes trusts his gut. He’s dedicated to his studies of intestinal parasites and their role in human health. So dedicated that he ate some himself, just to prove that the oft-maligned creatures can be “our friends.”

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How Do You Treat Someone Who Suffers From Everything?

Jul 24, 14 How Do You Treat Someone Who Suffers From Everything?

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A recent study from Cambridge University in the UK has found that from the moment of birth the timing of a girl’s first menstruation is predetermined based on a set of imprinted genes. Although science has always known that there were genetic variables for both male and female puberty, the recent study has “lifted the lid as to how complex” this genetic influence really is.

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How To Fulfill Something Missing: Research On Lost Loved Ones

Jul 24, 14 How To Fulfill Something Missing: Research On Lost Loved Ones

Posted by in Mental Health

The loss of a child is the worst experience of a lifetime, say many parents; but, for children, the loss of a parent can lay the foundation of a lifetime of grievances, says Karolyn Rogers. Here are her four tips for recovering lost relationships.

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Why Bad Breath Complaints Heat Up In The Summertime


Jul 23, 14 Why Bad Breath Complaints Heat Up In The Summertime


Posted by in Health, Seasonal

Whether it’s a picnic, beach day, family gathering or a night out with friends, summer is a time when people come together for fun. Unfortunately, there is often a fly in the ointment when embracing the “fun season” – higher gas prices, forgetting your sunscreen, waiting in line for the rollercoaster, or that great social buzz kill, bad breath.

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Yikes! Clinic Under Investigation For Allegedly Reusing Needles

Jul 23, 14 Yikes! Clinic Under Investigation For Allegedly Reusing Needles

Posted by in Health, WTF???

A West Virginia pain management clinic is being investigated after it was discovered that both needles and syringes from the clinic had been reused.

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America’s Gay Population Is Small But Stressed Out

Jul 22, 14 America’s Gay Population Is Small But Stressed Out

Posted by in Health

Discriminating against a person due to their sexual orientation plays a major role in the number of mental disorders, both mild and severe, experienced by members of the gay, lesbian, and bisexual community.

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A Hospital Traveler

Jul 20, 14 A Hospital Traveler

Posted by in An English Angle, Health

If you try to carry too much of your regular life into a public hospital ward, you are doomed. Check in your precious privacy at the entrance and reset your standards of dignity to low grade expectation levels. Above all enter with an open mind.

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World Cup – The Wrong Kind Of Knockouts

Jul 19, 14 World Cup – The Wrong Kind Of Knockouts

Posted by in An English Angle, Health

The later games of the soccer World Cup are named the “knockout” stages, possibly for the wrong reasons. Have you ever suffered from concussion? It’s not a great place to be is it? Concussion is really no laughing matter – recovery takes time and the harmful long-term effects are only now being researched properly.

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Helping Headaches Heal (Part 3)

Jul 17, 14 Helping Headaches Heal (Part 3)

Posted by in Health

Part 1 and Part 2 identified the first 14 tips that Health.com gives to help those of us who suffer from headaches. Now let’s look at the last seven to have a full scope of options to help heal our headaches and possibly even prevent them.

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Helping Headaches Heal – Part 2

Jul 16, 14 Helping Headaches Heal – Part 2

Posted by in Health

Health.com released 21 tips to help those of us who suffer from headaches to find some release. In Part 1 of this series, I identified and discussed the first seven tips. Now, let’s look at the next seven to find even more help for when headaches take over.

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