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How do you cure a hangover?

How do you cure a hangover? Oh dear. Did you have too much to drink? Are you...

Mary I of England: Phantom pregnancies

The phantom pregnancies of Queen Mary of England Although Mary had been born...

1965: The Secrets of the Royal Family’s Health

1965: The Secrets of the Royal Family’s Complexions In 1965, Mrs Alma...

Cosmetic Surgery: Yes or No?

Cosmetic surgery: Yes or no?   I have a bit of a problem with this...

Jeanne Louise Calment

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Did President Kennedy’s Drug Use Affect His Leadership?

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Is Eating Chicken Dangerous?

Chicken health scare. Let’s look at the latest statistics from the UK....

Enjoy Yourself, it’s Later Than You Think

Enjoy Yourself, it’s Later Than You Think: Good advice It might just...

Joseph Lister Publishes Antiseptic Surgery Article on March 16, 1867

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Can Olive Oil Cure Toothache?

Does olive oil cure toothache? For me it does. I’m not a dentist and...

Omar Sharif

Actor Omar Sharif: Alzheimer’s sufferer. In May 2015 Tarek Sharif, the...

Introduction to Additives and Preservatives in Food for Pets and People

By Stacey J Nelson Ph.D. For many centuries, specific ingredients have...

Please stop telling me I have OCD

Why does everyone have to have a label? It’s not just a label either...

Favorite Health Book: The Paleo Cure

Favorite Health Book: The Paleo Cure The Paleo Cure by Chris Kresser is my...

Can goat milk cure eczema?

 Is goat milk a cure for eczema? I am convinced that it is because...