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What is African black soap?

On the same day I received an assignment to write about African black soap, I serendipitously received a sample in the mail in a cache of beauty items I subscribe to monthly. The soap claimed to be microdermabrasion in a…

Alarmists Blame Private Homeowners For Spate Of Calif. Wildfires

It’s been pretty clear since the day the Green New Deal was announced that that $93 trillion mess was about a lot more than reducing carbon emissions. And teen climate alarmist Greta Thunberg said the quiet part out loud, writing…

Aussie PM Rebukes Greta Thunberg’s Climate Advice

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison [pictured] on Monday rejected Swedish climate worrier Greta Thunberg and her gratuitous advice, declaring he was “not here to impress people overseas.” Thunberg retweeted a video from Australian media outlet 9 News on Sunday, adding politicians…

Homeless find refuge in a retrofitted bus

[embedded content] There’s an innovative way for homeless people to find warmth in Toronto this winter. A repurposed coach bus is on the streets, offering shelter, food and a bed on cold nights for those who need it. The Shelter…

Is campylobacter contagious?

Dogs give us unconditional love and constant companionship. Unfortunately, sometimes they also give us a number of zoonoses, or diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans. You know about zoonotic diseases like rabies and maybe ringworm and roundworm,…

Why copper is so good at killing super bugs (and regular bacteria, too)

Copper’s health benefits have been known for ages — literally. One of the oldest medical books in the world, the 5,000-year-old Smith Papyrus, details how copper was used in ancient Egypt to sterilize both water and directly treat injuries. Thousands…

How to prevent and treat norovirus infections

It sounds so innocent when you call it the “stomach flu,” but a norovirus infection is anything but. The highly contagious virus spreads through schools, cruise ships, hospitals, shopping malls and any other crowded space. It’s responsible for most stomach…

How to take care of newborn puppies

If you have newborn puppies either in your home or on the way, you’re likely “nesting,” getting ready for the tiny, squeaking balls of fur. Where will they sleep? How often will they eat? Will they need blankets? How will…

Healthy Eating

Why avocados are good for you

When people think of avocados, they often think of guacamole, but there’s so much more to learn about this superfood. The avocado — produced in subtropical climates including southern Spain, Australia, Peru, Ecuador, California, Arizona and Florida — is versatile,…

Why avocados are good for you

When people think of avocados, they often think of guacamole, but there’s so much more to learn about this superfood. The avocado — produced in subtropical climates including southern Spain, Australia, Peru, Ecuador, California, Arizona and Florida — is versatile,…