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Antibacterial Soaps

So what if is kills 99.9% of all bacteria: that sound really good, but do you know what else it’s killing?

mediterranean pyramid

You know that a diet of butter, bacon, burgers, and processed foods puts you on a fast track to a heart attack, but it can also increase your risk of a stroke, which is also caused by narrowed arteries—in this case, blood vessels that feed the brain. (A small percentage of strokes, called hemorrhagic stroke, are caused not by clogged arteries but by ruptured ones.)

stress and allergies

Having a hectic day doesn’t necessarily cause allergies, but a good mental health means less allergy flare-ups this spring. A study written in the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy indicates those who suffer from allergies and constant stress are more likely to experience allergy flare-ups.

how to start a compost

Does your garbage can runneth over? Consider composting. If you find yourself with more garbage than you know what to do with, it might be time to consider composting.

Salt

Salt lovers rejoice, your day has finally come! A new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension found that Americans actually do consume a healthy amount of salt, despite exceeding the average daily recommendation from the Center of Disease Control and Prevention.

Trypophobia: Fear of Holes

Trypophobia
Trypophobia is an irrational fear of holes. It isn’t real…I mean, ok it is. I mean the…

Is There Really a Cure For a Hangover?

hangover cure
There is no real cure for a hangover. But scientists are arguing that it’s about time to…

Food-Borne Illnesses. Is your Food Really Safe?

food safety
How safe is your spinach? With a recent outbreak of food-related illness, you may be…