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How Brazilian Doctors Are Using Tilapia to Treat Burn Victims

Doctors in Brazil are using tilapia fish skin as an experimental treatment for burn victims. Traditional burn treatment includes placing frozen pig skin on burns to ...

Bottled Waters, Ranked

Ever wondered if there's an actual difference between the world's best bottled waters? To find out, you need to go straight to the source. 7. Evian Evian ...

What to Do if Your Pharmacist Refuses Your Prescription Because of "Personal Beliefs"

A teenaged girl in New Mexico was refused a prescription because the pharmacist working at her local Walgreens cited personal beliefs. The medications in question included ...

All The Effects Air Pollution Has on Your Body

We all know that air pollution is bad, but it poses an especially dangerous risk because it isn’t always easy to see. In fact, ...

Which (If Any) Instagram Products Are Legit?

Ever wonder why celebrities and other Instagram stars promote certain products, and if these products are truly legit? You’re not alone, as it’s often ...

The Surprising Benefits of Keeping a Gratitude Diary

Gratitude diaries may be the new up and coming trend, as they appear help you reap health and wellness benefits. But should you take the time ...

6 of the Best Sunscreens for Summer

As the temperatures increase and we gear up to spend more time in the outdoors, emphasis should be placed on protecting your skin from the elements — ...

7 Unique Ways to Get a Full Body Workout

Sometimes, heading to the gym for a workout can feel like punishment. For the days when you just can't seem to drag yourself there, try one ...

Do UV Sanitizing Lights Really Work?

The ability to zap germs with a light instead of toxic ingredients like bleach? It almost sounds like a science fiction movie or a futuristic gadget, ...

What You Need (but Probably Don't Want) to Know About Bugs Crawling Into Your Body

Some nightmares are more real than others. Take zombies, for example. Being afraid of zombies isn’t that big a deal because we all know ...

What's the Deal With Tickling?

Few people enjoy being tickled. Some ticklees may like being tickled — up until the point when they realize they’ve lost all control. And ...

Can Cell Phones Cause Sterility?

Men are famously able to breed throughout their lifespan, although newer research indicates that a loss in sperm quality takes place around the age of 50. Amongst ...

The Ghost in Your Shell: A Brief History of Science's Search for the Soul

Most major religions point to the existence of the soul. But while religious groups have long since taken the concept of the soul on faith, scientists ...

No Laughing Matter: The Long Term Effects of Nitrous Oxide

Nitrous oxide, otherwise known as laughing gas, is often used as a sedative agent by dentists (or given to women going into labor) to make patients ...

Can You Really Cure Hep C?

Hep C is more common than you might think. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 2.7 to 3.9 million Americans are currently infected. ...

Around the World in 5 Diseases: How and Where You'll Get Sick While Traveling

From dengue fever to swine flu, 2017 has already been a disastrous year for disease outbreaks. Hepatitis A: Colorado According to local health officials, the state has ...

6 Shoes That Are Bad For Your Feet

High heels may hurt like heck after a day at the office or a night out, but they’re not the only type of footwear ...

Your Smartphone Is Grosser Than You Could Possibly Imagine

Few of our day-to-day items come into contact with the sheer number of microorganisms — that includes bacteria, microbes, fungi, and viruses — that smartphones do. Other tech ...

How What You Wear (or Don't Wear) to Bed Can Affect Your Health

Are you a nude sleeper? Or do you love to pile on the flannel PJs? How about socks? Or underwear? You might be wondering why it ...

What's Biting Me? — How to Tell What Type of Bug Bite You Have

Ever wonder which bugs are biting you and causing itchy or painful bumps all over your body? Many bug bites are harmless, but knowing what bit ...

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