Health

making your bed sick
We’ve all been told to make our beds. Our parents insisted upon this being done before we were able to go to school, and if you’re a parent now, you likely do the same thing with your kids. Making the bed is a very simple task that helps kickstart productivity during the day. It also gives your bedroom a neater appearance...
Die From Eating Undercooked Pork
A healthy 18-year-old recently died after consuming an excessive amount of under-cooked pork. Not many people know that under-cooked pork meat has the potential to carry parasitic larvae that eat parts of the human brain. After suffering a seizure, the man was taken to the emergency room to receive medical care for his condition. Tragically, the doctors were not able to save...
Jack Dunn ketoacidosis
It was a big surprise when Jack Dunn, a teenager from South Wales, started suffering from severe stomach pains. This 17-year-old boy had been perfectly healthy throughout his entire life. Along with his parents, Jack went to see his doctor. Upon further inspection, the doctor decided to send Jack to the Royal Glamorgan Hospital. According to Jack's father, he wasn't able to...
add salt to shampoo
Salt is one of mankind’s favorite ingredients. It’s great for subtle but clear flavor and it has lots of other uses, too, ranging from stain removal, fall prevention, and ant deterring. But have you ever thought that you can add salt to your shampoo? Though undoubtedly a rather odd idea in concept, adding salt to hair products is actually a really...
man misdiagnosed blood clot
Many doctors chalk up a variety of symptoms as stress or anxiety, especially at first glance. Dissatisfied patients are referred to specialists, but for the most part, doctors stick to common diagnoses as opposed to uncommon ones. Unfortunately, in some cases, this can take lives. Simon Willians, 42, went to a doctor and complained of dizziness and breath shortness. He was given a...
fries
Countless people around the world deal with hair loss and baldness. But what if I told you that the secret to the long-sought-after cure for this problem lies in fast food? That’s right, not only are McDonald’s fries delicious (and unhealthy!), they also might hold the key to a solution for hair loss. Researchers at Yokohama National University, Japan, have found...
fly kite slice fingers
The Chinese have long been fans of kite flying. A recent tragedy that transpired in Eastern China may make one man abandon this hobby. One windy day in Nantong, a province in Jiangsu, two men were relaxing while partaking in some harmless kite flying activities. When one gentleman realized how unpredictable the winds had become, he attempted to retrieve the line. Unfortunately,...
bees in eye
A woman's severe eye infection was found to be caused by bees residing in her eye and feeding from her tears. Doctors were taken aback to discover the cause of the eye infection. Four bees were living in the woman's eye. The 29-year-old patient named He rushed to the Fooyin University Hospital after suffering from severe eye pain. The pain was being...
black hairy tongue
Just thinking about the idea of having a tongue that is black and covered in hair is just awful. It sounds like something you’d see in a spine-tingling horror movie. But, believe it or not, this is a real medical condition that could happen to someone, although it is very rare. A medical journal study recently published by a medical doctor...
teens sinus infection Hodgkins Disease
When 16-year-old Shayla Mitchell began feeling sick and her cough wouldn’t go away, she worried she may have a sinus infection and asked Tom, her father, to bring her to a doctor. Doctors conducted some tests on Shayla the next day when she went to Fairfax Hospital after school. The doctor who came to break the news looked grim. It wasn’t...

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