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November 17, 2017

 

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The Story Of Aspirin

The word aspirin is a combination of two hard to pronounce scientific terms.

June 5, 2017

 

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Does Exercise Trigger Migraines?

If you're a migraine sufferer, is it helpful or risky to exercise?

June 17, 2016

 

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What is a hypnotic?

Hypnotics are pills that are primarily used to induce sleep.

August 11, 2014

 

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Drugs in Our Midst

Chances are, you're consuming drugs without even knowing it.

August 2, 2013

 

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What Does Ecstasy Do To Your Brain?

If you've read or heard the news you've probably heard about a drug called ecstasy, or "e" for short. What is ecstasy and what does it do to your brain?

June 13, 2013

 

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Fish Are Getting High On Drugs

Did you know that low concentrations of drug residue survive sewage plants and end up in water downstream from wastewater facilities?

December 3, 2012

 

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Can You Be Addicted To Chocolate?

Is it really possible to be a chocolate addict in the same way that someone might be addicted to drugs?

August 2, 2012

 

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The Roll-on Drug

Do antiperspirants stop all kinds of sweat? How do they work?

July 24, 2012

 

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Cold Lab Mice Are Getting Stressed

Lab mice are kept in cold labs which can be a huge problem.

March 15, 2011

 

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The History Of Penicillin

In 1928, Alexander Fleming was studying the bacterium, Staphylococcus, when some of the bacteria became contaminated with Penicillium...

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