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The heat this summer is no joke. It’s no surprise that many are reaching for some ice cold water to help them deal with the sweltering sun, gulping down huge amounts in one sitting just so they can feel a little refreshed. But there’s a dangerous side to drinking all that cold water at once, as a man who hails...
Watermelons are juicy and delicious, and if you’re not a big fan of them, then you might just be missing out on some awesome benefits! This green-skinned fruit is a sweet, tasty treat and is a summertime favorite for many. At this moment, it’s just about the right season for them, and many are enjoying them in fruit salads, on their...
What seemed like one singular, small bug bite while at his grandmother’s house turned out to be something much worse for this young boy. Mason McNair, five, got an infection after he was bitten by a tick while he was enjoying a day at his grandmother’s. His family had removed the tick very quickly and rushed him straight to the hospital,...
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Chrissy Steltz’s decision to be a co-host at a house party during the spring break season of March 1999, she had no idea that this choice would lead to the loss of her face. She and her friends were drinking when she called friends back to a room where she kept orange juice to see if they wanted any. Inside the...
brown recluse spider bite
Arachnophobia affects somewhere between 3.5 and 6.1 percent of the worldwide population. That number may seem small and insignificant, but when you consider that it represents at least 266 Million people around the globe, the percentage is pretty staggering. This all-too-common fear makes a lot of sense when you consider the number of deadly spider species that exist in the...
daith piercing for migraine
Migraines are painful, frustrating, and disruptive to daily life. For years, researchers have been trying to pinpoint the cause of these extremely uncomfortable headaches, and figure out how to relieve them. Researchers have struggled to find a one-size-fits-all cure for migraines because they are caused by such a wide variety of things and characterized by such a wide variety of...
mosquitoes always attracted to me
Have you been starting to notice that mosquitoes are constantly humming by, getting on your nerves and leaving behind nasty bites? It’s because it’s summer! Mosquitoes start to come out and play at 50-degree temperatures, and they’re a huge nuisance to anyone trying to enjoy the sunny days outside. How can you keep them at bay, and why do they seem...
A large number of products have been recalled in the last couple of months due to potential contamination that could lead to health issues in consumers. One of the first in this string of rescindments was that of a very popular McDonald’s salad, where more than 100 people all over the USA wound up hospitalized due to cyclosporiasis, which is...
Now that summer has loomed over the country, it’s more important than ever that we stay aware of the heat and formulate ways to keep ourselves protected from it. Temperatures continue to rise and prevention is always better than cure, so although treatment for sun damage is typically easy to attain, it’s much simpler and healthier to stay safe to...
how to get rid of love handles
Whoever named the fat at our sides love handles had a warped sense of humor. There’s nothing to love about them, especially when we pull on our favorite pair of jeans and they roll over the top like dough. The image that brings to mind can seem amusing, but the frustration and insecurity that can come from your love handles...

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