Health

To Fight Malnutrition, These African Nuns Grow Protein-Rich Spirulina Behind Their Health Clinic

To Fight Malnutrition, These African Nuns Grow Protein-Rich Spirulina Behind Their Health Clinic

In the war-torn city of Bangui, Central African Republic, a mission of Catholic nuns are fighting malnutrition in one of the most innovative ways possible: by growing a bounty of vitamin and protein-rich spirulina in the backyard behind their health center. Nuns at the St. Joseph Health Center have seen some of the worst side […]

76% Of Doctors Approve Use of Medical Marijuana

76% Of Doctors Approve Use of Medical Marijuana

We already know that 61% percent of Americans are eager to legalize marijuana, but a 2013 poll shows that a surprising number of doctors are also in support of making cannabis available for medicinal purposes. In response to the survey’s results, researchers stated: “We were surprised by the outcome of polling and comments, with 76% of […]

Antibiotics In Food Are Making Children Allergic To Fruits & Vegetables

Antibiotics In Food Are Making Children Allergic To Fruits & Vegetables

More than 150 scientists and 50 farmers came together several years ago to support stricter limits on antibiotic-use in present-day agriculture as part of a broader effort to tackle the public health crisis caused by increasing antibiotic resistance. But recently, in a case highlighted in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, the concern has […]

This Futuristic Water Bottle Is an Edible Blob of Awesomeness!

This Futuristic Water Bottle Is an Edible Blob of Awesomeness!

Though they might look like something from a futuristic movie, the globs have a purpose, to battle the worldwide epidemic of plastic pollution. According to this award website: Ooho!’s nomination. When we drink bottled water we throw away plastic, [and] 80% of the bottles are not recycled….. Ooho! uses the culinary technique of sphereification, the […]

This Is What 7 Smoker vs. Non-Smoker Identical Twins Look Like After Years Of Lighting Up

This Is What 7 Smoker vs. Non-Smoker Identical Twins Look Like After Years Of Lighting Up

Identical twins may be born with nearly identical DNA, but their choices throughout life – including diet, environmental toxicity, and the chemicals they are exposed to – can alter their genetic expression and influence the way they look. Because identical twins are an excellent study to determine the effects dietary and lifestyle choices may have […]

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