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4 Rules for Dirt, Germs and Other Friendly Filth

By Mary Ruebush PhD, Experience Life Hand sanitizer dispensers are everywhere these days — in schools, gyms, and offices of all kinds. Most parents feel compelled to carry a bottle of the stuff o…

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Why Is Lyme Disease Not Just Tick-Borne Anymore?

  Some experts feel that almost everyone has been exposed to Lyme disease and may have it in one way, shape or form. Whether that's true or not is up for debate, but clearly there are those…

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Fueling Cars with Feces

A microbe has been found that can break down anything that contains cellulose and turn it into ethanol. In 1996, Thomas Warnick was exploring the Quabbin Reservoir in Belchertown, Massachusetts, w…

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Great ideas. Love the ice cube one. I do that with lemon juice, too. Got these great Meyer's lemons …

Linda L. I found this on the Mayo clinic web site: "In reality there's no good evidence that carbona…

I am lucky. I never developed a craving for soda. Never even think of drinking it.

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