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Are You Allergic To Red Meat?

There are several food allergies that affect many different people. While you may be familiar with the more common ones like shellfish, peanuts and milk, there are millions of Americans who may not be aware they have a sensitivity to red meat, which could be raising their risk of heart attacks or...
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Mosquitoes Remember Your Scent & If You've Swatted At Them

The warmer weather and wet conditions mean that our friends, the mosquitoes will soon be out looking to ruin our outdoor activities. Although we've though that certain people are more of a mosquito magnet than others, come to find out that feeling is true! Apparently mosquitoes take the...
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Treat a Mosquito Bite Or Wasp Sting with Vinegar or Baking Soda

First are the love bugs, then the heat and humidity! Summer is on its way and with summer we have are traditional foe to the backyard BBQ, the mosquito! As much as we try to avoid the bite of the flying pest chances are you're gonna get bit or perhaps stung by a wasp, hornet or yellow jacket. Here...
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What Athletes Make Winning In The Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympics games are spotlighting the world's best athletes at the Pyeong Chang as we cheer on Team USA to bring home the gold! And the best way to quickly check if you've got gold or pyrite, gold's deceptive cousin, is to give it a quick nibble with your teeth. The soft gold will...
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What Happens To Your Body After Swallowing A Laundry Pod

As kids we did silly things but unlike our childhood, today's kids have the Internet to spread silly ideas. Such as the Tide Pod Challenge where people are putting laundry detergent pods into their mouth and biting or swallowing them. While it can be a no-brainer this "challenge" is beyond...
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The Misunderstood Black Window Spider

It is Friday the 13th, which is a day steeped in superstition. Some of these superstitions are harmless and quite comical and some are eerie. For instance, not fearing a Black Widow spider sounds like crazy talk! But our fear of this venomous spider is not a superstition. Their tiny fangs can...
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A Lone Star Tick Bite Could Turn You Into A Vegetarian

One superhero is born by being bitten by a spider but being bitten by a tick can also be a life-altering experience. A bite from the Lone Star tick might make you a vegetarian! While ticks can spread diseases such as Lyme disease, a bite from the Lone Star tick (the female has a marking on her back...
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Spider Bites Australian Man's Penis...Again

Lightning may not strike the same place twice but an Australian has had the unlikely luck of being bit by a spider on his “male member” TWICE in less than half a year. The 21 year old tradesman first got bit while using a portable toilet on the job site 5 months ago. Jordan, who preferred not to...
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