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Prescription Drug Overdose
Prescription drug overdose in the US is now the leading cause of injury death, more than motor vehicle traffic accidents.
Relieving GERD
Have you ever experienced eating a large, fatty or spicy meal and a couple of hours later start to feel an unrelenting burning in your throat?
Vitamin D and Disease
When we think of preserving the health of our bones, one of the nutrients that immediately comes to mind is vitamin D. We know we get it from fortified milk, certain fish such as salmon, and from a stroll out in the sunlight. Outside of this basic knowledge, we don’t think too much about this vitamin. But researchers have taken another look and what they are finding might be surprising.
The Last Laugh
Several years ago a German man took his female neighbor to court, for, of all things, laughing too loud! According to CNN, the unemployed man complained that the 47 year old woman who lives in the Berlin flat above his own, kept him awake with over four hours of loud laughter as she enjoyed a meal with eight of her friends.
I Can't Breathe
We rarely think twice about breathing. We breathe in. We breathe out. Air rushes into our lungs and a quick exchange takes place; oxygen in and nitrogen out. Because this element transaction takes place mindlessly, we live with little concern about breathing but this is not true for everyone. Some folks breathe in and substances like smoke, perfume or dust triggers air passageways to narrow or become blocked.
The White House Garden
When most of us think of the White House in Washington D.C., we often think of their affairs separate from ours. It is rare that our pathways will intersect with a visit to the White House but I had a chance to experience that rare moment.