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Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014

Medical news

How to become the health influencer at home

They say that opposites attract, but if you scan a newspaper’s photos of couples celebrating silver and golden anniversaries, you’d swear the secret to a long and happy marriage is to wed someone who looks just like you. That’s b...
Updated: 2 months ago

Be sure to follow directions for saline laxatives

When bears hibernate for five to seven months, their guts compact sloughed-off intestinal cells, residual undigestibles like hair or leaves, and even foot pads that come off while they sleep (they lick their tender tootsies). These form a plug that s...
Updated: 2 months ago

Let’s clear the air, once and for all

Most folks pass gas 10 to 20 times a day with little noise and no smell. (Whew!) But some can crank out around two liters of smelly, sulfur-containing compounds daily. No wonder when Buck and Arlene Weimer previewed their odor-suppressing underpants,...
Updated: 2 months ago

(Safe) sex can help you live longer

“Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.” Thank you, Groucho Marx, for reminding us that these little guys, so important in the understanding of human genetics and biology, are always on the lookout for more potassium (bana...
Updated: 2 months ago