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One Way Clifford Adams woke at 7 AM with a sore throat. The previous year he wouldn't have thought anything about it and probably would have gone off to his hospital job as an orderly. But this year was special. It was November 1918 and at...
Urotherapy is a term used to describe urine therapy which involves the practice of drinking, massaging or bathing in one’s own urine. While this may sound repulsive to many, it is an ancient practice that has been used to treat a number of...
The common house fly is considered the most widely prevalent insect in the United States. Although the common house fly (musca domestica) does not bite, its wide prevalence ensures that it is one of the most common transmitters of diseases. Would...
Diabetes is a condition in which the concentration of glucose in the bloodstream is chronically higher than normal. Diabetics are two to four times more likely than non-diabetics to die from stroke or heart disease. Diabetes may also lead to...
Purslane is an herbaceous leafy vegetable once native to India and the Asian sub-continent. Also known as pusley, pigweed, purslane is now a common weed found all over the United States. Though you won’t find purslane in the grocery aisles...
Medicinal herbs were used widely by ancient Greek, Chinese, and Indian healers, and they are still used today by modern European physicians. One such effective medicinal herb is milk thistle. This effective medicinal herb has been in use since as...
Summer is here once again and it's time to prepare for all the fun, excitement and leisure opportunities that the season brings. However, the thought of having to go through hot, humid days and uncomfortable sweat can leave you more anxious...
Helicobacter pylori or H. pylori are a type of bacterium that infects the inner lining of the stomach, leading to chronic inflammation or peptic ulcers. The H. pylori infection is passed on either through contact between people or eating and...
A heart displays perfect irony of being delicate and fragile at the same time being tough. Its main function is to supply oxygenated blood to all the parts of body and send the deoxygenated blood to the lungs for further purification. Anything...
Hepatitis is the inflammation of liver tissue which can progress to swelling and scaring of the liver if not treated for long period of time. Liver is the hub and the largest single gland of the body. It performs many important functions like...
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