Health Apps

With the holiday season quickly approaching, health tends to fall by the wayside. Whether or not you celebrate, a lot of people go home around this time of year because of school breaks, there is a lot more decadent food to be had, and of course, many students are feeling the pressures of finals week. […]

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Honey for Fighting Bacteria

The term ‘natural remedies’ evokes strong feelings in a lot of people, from those of vehement support to well-meaning skepticism. Some natural remedies have faded into the background in favor of scientifically supported alternatives and for a good reason. Tim Minchin said it best when he said “You know what they call alternative medicine that’s […]

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While the 2011 earthquake and worries surrounding Fukushima have brought the threat of radioactivity back into the public consciousness, many people still don’t realize that radioactive contamination is a worldwide danger. Radionuclides are in the top six toxic threats as listed in the 2010 report by The Blacksmith Institute, an NGO dedicated to tackling pollution. […]

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Halloween is on its way and feeble horror tales are being dished out left, right and center. The following true stories, however, are not only filled with death and gore; they actually happened. Though often brutal and nonsensical, ritual suicide is real and has occurred throughout history. The motives behind mass suicide are varied. In […]

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You’re likely doing it right now – and it is slowly killing you. Yes, sitting down for more than six hours a day can increase your risk of death by as much as 40%. Our friends at Medical Billing and Coding put together this graphic to illustrate how a sedentary lifestyle and sitting for hours […]

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The consumer market is flooded with beauty products. There are skin car products to correct and improve every facet of skin needs. Some products are deemed multifunctional, able to remedy numerous skin problems with a single bottle. Other products specialize in a single functionality. Not one skin product seems to have the ability to solve […]

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There are a number of substances and activities that a person can become addicted to, but are you familiar with the 10 most common addictions? Take a look at this list of addictions and see if you agree: 1. Alcohol Addiction Alcohol is readily available, and a legal substance for adults to use. Prolonged or […]

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Skin diseases are difficult conditions to live with, to say the very least. Though some skin diseases may cause minimal discomfort, the visual effects of the conditions can cause significant self esteem and confidence issues. The majority of skin diseases cause scarring or disfigurement. Skin diseases run the gambit from barely noticeable to fatal. Below […]

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How many times have you heard how important first impressions are? People will tell you when you first meet someone new, the individual decides within the first few minutes of the initial encounter whether or not you are someone he/she would like to: befriend, hire, become lovers with, or avoid at all costs. As these […]

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When we think of animals that will destroy us, rend us limb from limb, and leave us in a bloody mess, we usually thing of the huge and horrifying. Which means we forget about the real threats: the tiny, the cute, the gorgeous. The animals at which we ooh and aaah over, but are deadly, […]

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