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Two Miracles In One — How I Found A Cure For My Paralysis and...

The last thing I remember before I fell down the stairs and lost consciousness was hearing the devastating news that my daughter was in an ambulance being rushed to hospital. My daughter Bao My was 11 years old at the time and was on what started out as a fun school trip to the beach […]

Can This Frog’s Special Power Save Millions of Lives

Since Alexander Fleming’s rather fortuitous discovery of penicillin in 1928, a vast array of antibiotics have been discovered and developed. Recently, in response to the growing problem of antibiotic resistance, scientists have been investigating the antimicrobial properties of another naturally occurring substance — the skin secretions of the Phyllomedusa bicolor, also known as the Giant Monkey […]

The Woman Who Ate Chernobyl’s Apples

FOR THE PAST COUPLE OF years, a young woman known only as “Bionerd23” has been making strange, dangerous videos in and around one of the most infamous nuclear zones on Earth—the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Nothing is too radioactive or risky for her. She has shown herself getting injected with the radionuclide technetium, eating radioactive apples from a […]

Morgellons Found In McDonald’s Food

Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, purchased a 10-piece Chicken McNuggets from a McDonald’s restaurant in Austin, Texas. Under carefully controlled conditions, he then examined the Chicken McNuggets under a high-powered digital microscope, expecting to see only processed chicken bits and a fried outer coating. However, the Chicken McNuggets were found to contain strange fibers that […]

Why Do Our Limbs Sometimes “Fall Asleep”

At some point, we’ve all experienced the sensation of “pins and needles”—that strange numbness that comes from applying pressure to our arms or legs. If you’ve ever wondered what causes it, or if it’s dangerous, wonder no more. We’ve got nerves running through our bodies that act as lines of communication between the brain and […]

Indian Wife ‘Has Her Kidney Stolen By Her Husband Because Her Family Did Not...

An Indian woman has accused her husband of stealing one of her kidneys and selling it on the black market, after her family failed to pay a dowry. Rita Sarkar, 28, claims her husband took advantage of her when she suffered appendicitis two years ago, and had the kidney removed during the operation to treat […]

Alert: Using Mouthwash Daily May Trigger A Serious Health Condition

Mouthwash may leave your breath minty fresh, but according to a recent study, frequent use can increase your chances of developing diabetes. The San Juan Overweight Adults Longitudinal Study (SOALS) surveyed 1,206 non-diabetic overweight individuals, between the ages of 40 to 65. Many participants (43 percent) used mouthwash at least once a day, and 22 percent […]

They Thought She Had Food Poisoning – Days Later She Died

Having sick children is difficult – it’s often hard to know whether to take them to the doctor or wait it out because it’s likely viral. However, sometimes the consequences of just “waiting it out” can be deadly. One family is mourning the loss of their 12-year-old daughter after a misdiagnosis. It wasn’t food poisoning […]

People Are Creating Diarrhea Medication Smoothies In Order To Get High

The opioid problem in the US is pretty huge. Last year saw the biggest rise in drug overdose deaths ever. It’s a problem that won’t go away, and addicts are using ever-more-desperate methods to get high. Now the FDA is cracking down on an over-the-counter medication in order to prevent people from using it to get high. Loperamide, better […]

There’s A Little Hole In Your Eyelid That You Probably Never Noticed – What’s...

Science classes can teach you about an awful lot, from why dogs look like wolves to the nature of reality, but it always seems to avoid getting to the bottom of one burning question: what the hell is that tiny hole on the bottom of your eyelid? Well, first things first, this fleshy little pinprick […]

Siberian Children Pour Ice Water On Their Heads While Standing In Swimsuits In Snow...

Swimming and being exposed to ice-cold temperatures for health and stimulating the immune system was made globally known by Dutch Guinness World Record holder Wim Hof, also known as the Iceman. The Wim Hof Method (WHM) now teaches ordinary participants to use special breathing techniques and willpower to train the body to withstand the cold […]

You’ve Been Drinking Water Wrong Your Whole Life – Leading-Edge Scientist Explains and How...

This is not a sentence you hear every day – you have been drinking water the wrong way your whole life. Is this even possible? As bioengineer Dr. Gerald Pollack explains in his groundbreaking research on water – yes, yes it is. While drinking water the way we have been won’t exactly kill us, Dr. Pollack’s […]

Side Effects of Lipstick Every Woman Must Know

Lipsticks contain toxic preservatives and heavy metals like lead and cadmium that could affect your heart, kidney, brain, and nervous system. Although most lipsticks are approved for safety by the FDA, unbranded local products could be harmful. To avoid the ingestion of these heavy metals, don’t apply lipstick more than 2 or 3 times a […]

Why Am I Always Cold? 10 Possible Causes of Cold Intolerance

If you have a low BMI or less body fat, you may feel the cold more intensely. Conditions like anemia, anorexia, Raynaud phenomenon, peripheral arterial disease, and fibromyalgia also cause cold intolerance. An underactive thyroid or a problem with the functioning of your hypothalamus can also leave you feeling too cold. Do you tend to […]

Nurse’s Facebook Post Warns About Flu Symptom You Probably Aren’t Looking For

This year’s flu season in full swing and has now reached epidemic proportions. It is so widespread that emergency rooms are overcrowding and some schools are even closing for “flu days.” But if you thought you knew just what symptoms to lookout for in your child, there’s one you might be missing. Brodi Willard, a mom and registered nurse in Nebraska, issued […]

Here’s Why You Should Never Take Cough Medicine When You Have A Cold

It is that time of the year again! No, not Christmas. The cough and cold season. Dry chilly winds that make your nose go numb and your teeth chatter in your head. Yep, that’s the season we are talking about. As easy as it is to play in the snow and get sneezing, it is […]

Healthy Teenager Dies Suddenly After Mixing McDonald’s and Energy Drink

A healthy 16-year-old boy with no pre-existing heart conditions died after drinking a large Mountain Dew, a McDonald’s latte and an energy drink in the space of two hours. Davis Cripe, from South Carolina, died when his heart fell out of rhythm at Spring Hill High School on April 26,2017 Coroner Gary Watts confirmed that […]

7 Dreams That Reveal Serious Signs About Your Health

Dreams are strange and confusing things. There are some people who try to interpret the things we dream, while others believe that there’s nothing of importance in our dreams other than our subconscious thoughts. However, researchers have recently found that dreams are actually a good indicator of your health, as well as having an actual […]

The Dangerous Truth About Flu Meds That’s Being Hidden From You Responsible For Deaths,...

Over 10 years ago (and before my natural healing journey), I was traveling through Europe and went to a pharmacy to treat common cold symptoms. I had no fever, no chills, and no muscle aches, and yet, the pharmacist talked me into taking what was then a still-new drug for treating the flu, Tamiflu. Skeptical, but […]

Philip Morris Says It’s ‘Trying To Give Up Cigarettes’

Tobacco giant Philip Morris International took out full-page ads in several British newspapers this week proclaiming the company’s 2018 New Year’s resolution as “trying to give up cigarettes.” “Our ambition is to stop selling cigarettes in the UK,” the ad says, according to a screenshot from Business Insider. The message says even though it’s best for smokers […]

Woman Who Suffered Paralyzing Accident At Age 9 Shocks The World 20 Years Later

Today’s story is about Jasmin Britney, a girl from Finland. She got in a horrible accident when she was 9-years old, which caused her to become paralyzed from the neck down. Seventeen years have passed since the accident, and Jasmin has learned how to deal with the handicap in her everyday life – so much […]

Avocados Have Nearly ‘Cured’ This Girl Of Epilepsy

A 5-year-old girl has almost been cured of severe epilepsy after being put on a diet which involved eating thousands of avocados. Leafy Liu was born with a brain disorder which meant she suffered up to 60 seizures a day. After conventional medication failed to stop the fits, her worried parents researched alternative treatments and […]

Parents Force Children To Drink Bleach To ‘Cure’ Autism

Desperate to “cure” them of autism, some parents in the United Kingdom have started force-feeding their children bleach and turpentine. The treatment, called the Miracle or Master Mineral Solution (MMS) by advocates, is being attempted on children as young as 2 years old. MMS is made by blending a potent mixture of harsh chemicals that, […]

Disturbing Truth About The Medicine Many Of Us Take – Ibuprofen Linked To Male...

Ibuprofen has a negative impact on the testicles of young men, a study published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found. When taking ibuprofen in doses commonly used by athletes, a small sample of young men developed a hormonal condition that typically begins, if at all, during middle age. This condition is […]

These Are The Weirdest Things That Can Give You An Orgasm

Spontaneous orgasms are rather like volcanic eruptions: there’s rarely a convenient time for one to occur, and once something has triggered it there’s no way of stopping the flow. Fortunately, the human body’s naughty buttons are very well sign-posted, so it’s usually pretty easy to avoid any unwanted excitement. However, there are some strange stimuli […]

I Want The World’s Biggest Hips Even If It Kills Me

This Pennsylvania woman is determined to have the world’s biggest hips — even if it ends up killing her, according to a report. Bobbi-Jo Westley, 43, of York, already has hips that measure 95 inches, but she has her sights set on the current record of 99 inches, held by Mikel Ruffinelli of Los Angeles, […]

Dying From Cancer, He Wanted The Pain To End – What He Did Next...

Every culture has a few legendary people who have changed the way people think and lead their lives. One Russian man, Porfiry Ivanov, made such an impact in his 85 years, gaining both followers and enemies along the way. The first – see him as a guru, the latter – a controversial historical figure. His […]

Dead Woman ‘Gives Birth’ To Baby 10 Days After She Died

A stillborn baby was found in Nomveliso Nomasonto Mdoyi’s coffin, shocking members of staff at the funeral parlor on the eve of her burial. A heavily pregnant woman who died suddenly has apparently given birth ten days after her death. A stillborn baby was found in Nomveliso Nomasonto Mdoyi’s coffin, shocking members of staff at the funeral parlor on […]

First Ever Cannabis Based Drug Submitted To The FDA For Approval

A prescription medication made from marijuana might be approved by the Food and Drug Administration this summer. The advance could be a huge step forward for people with epilepsy, which this drug treats. And it would signal a new—some would say long-delayed—embrace of cannabis-based medications in the U.S. GW Pharmaceuticals, the company behind the drug, started the approval […]

Eating Curry Makes You Happier And Improves Memory, Study Finds

Curry lovers assemble and start ordering takeout immediately: Science says it’s good for your brain.  We all know a good Friday night Dansak is enough to ease the soul, but scientists have discovered a compound in a good curry actually has the capacity to make you happier. A compound found in turmeric, the ingredient used […]

Mom Discovers She Is Pregnant Just 45 Minutes Before She Gives Birth To Baby...

Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited Credits: Plymouth Herald WS No worries about nine months of discomforts, no sleep deprivation, and no big belly – that was pregnancy for Lisa Leathard. Not convinced? We cannot blame you. Because Leathard’s story surprises anyone. Lisa Leathard, who lives in Plympton, admitted herself into A&E when she […]

Holding Back a Sneeze Might Just Kill You – A Man Ruptured His Throat...

If you are about to sneeze — even if you are in a quiet place — doctors would advise you to let it rip. A 34-year-old unnamed man in Britain learned that lesson the hard way and had to spend two weeks in the hospital due to his resulting injury. That’s according to a case […]

“Life’s Simple 7” Can Boost The Average Lifespan By 10 Years

Knowing the simple steps someone needs to take to become (and stay) healthy is one thing. But actually taking those steps – as many people know – is a totally different ballgame. But it’s not impossible; in fact, even the tiniest lifestyle tweaks can make a huge difference. Depending how serious you are about turning your life around, research […]

Strange Symptoms People Are Experiencing Worldwide

It has recently been suggested that people from all around the globe have been reporting weird feelings and symptoms. Very Weird Symptoms People Around The Globe Are Experiencing People from every walk of life have talked about having some strange complaints and symptoms on and off, which sometimes leaves them wondering if they have lost […]

8 Year Old Went In To Get Her Tonsils Out, But When Doctors Checked...

For many kids, returning to school after months away can feel like being sent back to prison after a brief glimpse of freedom. Yet when 8-year-old Bridget Kelley returned to Merrymount Elementary School in Quincy, Massachusetts, she was glad to be back. Back in September of 2016, Bridget was getting swollen tonsils removed when the […]

Sand Eating Lithuanian Woman Claims ‘Mineral Diet’ Cured Her Brain Tumor

An elderly Lithuanian woman, who claims to be living on a sand-only diet that has drastically improved her health, is sharing her helpful insights with anyone interested in trying this totally inedible fare. Talk about true grit. Stanislava Monstvilene, 70, from Lithuania claims she has been living for more than a decade consuming nothing but […]

104 Year Old Woman Believes A Can Of Diet Coke A Day Is The...

A woman who has made it to the age of 104 swears that the secret to longevity is drinking Diet Coke every day. Theresa Rowley, from Grand Rapids, Michigan, celebrated her birthday with a cake on January 1. ‘When I was 100, I thought I’d never be 104,’ she told WZZM. ‘Then I turn 101, and […]

Why You Might Want To Stop Ordering Egg White Omelettes

On the “healthy” section of any breakfast menu, you’re bound to spot an egg white omelet. With no fat just a quarter of the calories in a whole egg, the whites look like the best option on first glance. Not so fast, though—new research reveals a compelling reason you might want to keep the yolk […]

A Feminine ‘Lipstick’ That Glues The Vagina Closed To Keep In Period Blood?

A chiropractor in Kansas has come up with a bizarre tool to help women deal with their periods that seems more at place in a child’s art box than a woman’s private parts. The doctor’s invention, called Mensez, is a type of adhesive glue stick for the vaginal lips, meant to seal them shut to hold […]

8 Varieties Of Hot Tea Everyone Should Try

Winter means tea. Lots and lots of tea. But that doesn’t mean it has to be the same old thing. Fire up the kettle and break out of your Earl Grey rut with these cozy brewed beverages. 1. MILK TEA Look into any Japanese tea vending machine and you’re sure to spot a few bottles […]

Lose Weight By Pressing This Point Near Your Ear For One Minute

Diet charts, treadmills, aerobics…sometimes, it becomes a pain in the ass (and literally, in most parts of the body!) to lose weight, specially if you are a foodie and can’t control those fancy desires of eating a cheesecake and a chicken roll at random hours. Slowly and gradually, your whole workout routine turns into a nightmare. Enter: acupressure. The good […]

Smokers Are Nearly 50% More Likely To Need Spinal Surgery To Relieve Excruciating Back...

Smoking increases the risk of lower back pain that needs to be fixed by spinal surgery, a Swedish study suggests. Researchers focused on a common cause of lower back pain known as lumbar spinal stenosis, which occurs when the spinal canal narrows, putting pressure on the spinal cord and nerves. The condition often develops as people age, […]

Are You Ready To Pay A Tax For Meat

Governments are brainstorming for ways to combat the devastating environmental effects of factory farming, and several countries in Europe are calling for a tax on meat. No other industry involves the most pressing environmental and health issues of today, like GMOs, increased greenhouse gases, the destruction of natural habitats, herbicides, pesticides, and antibiotic-resistant bacteria, quite like factory farming. […]

7 Health Tips From Ancient Physicians

If you feel bombarded by conflicting advice on how to stay (or get) healthy, you’re not alone. Intermittent fasting, juice cleanses, and low-carb diets are a few of today’s health trends, but fashionable health advice is nothing new. Consider these health tips from ancient physicians, which range from surprisingly relevant to downright absurd. (Just don’t […]

How To Tell Whether You Have A Cold Or The Flu

  For anyone who’s ever needed Google to help them determine if they have a common cold or flu, you should know you’re not alone. There are thousands of searches conducted each month on the stark differences between the two, as well as their similar symptoms. And over the course of the year, search volume spikes between December […]

Woman Permanently Loses Her Eyesight By Putting In Contacts In A Way Any Of...

Irenie Ekkeshi was 12 when she switched from glasses to contacts. It was a decision that, combined with bad luck and lack of information, eventually made her lose sight in her right eye years later. When Ekkeshi woke up with tears streaming from her right eye in 2011, she didn’t think much of it. She […]

Science Confirms: You Don’t Catch A Cold From Cold Weather

“Bundle up out there or you’re going to catch a cold.” That’s what all of our mothers told us before going outside to play in the snow when we were kids. We’ve learned to equate cold weather with an increased risk of actually catching a cold. t’s true that the annual cold season suspiciously overlaps […]

Strep Throat Can Trigger Bizarre Behavioral Disorders In Kids

It’s that time of year again. Not the holidays, but strep throat season. It’s a common and painful infection for young kids that’s usually cured by antibiotics. But for a few children, strep can trigger bizarre behavioral disorders such as severe tantrums, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and even tics. It’s a rare complication caused by an immune system that attacks […]

Woman Dies Of Flesh Eating Bacterial Infection After Eating Raw Oysters

A Texas woman who spent a day along the Louisiana coast crabbing with friends and enjoying oysters found herself fighting for her life just 36 hours later, KLFY-TV reported. Jeanette LeBlanc contracted a deadly flesh-eating bacteria called Vibrio that day, resulting in her death a few weeks later. LeBlanc’s symptoms started out similar to an allergic reaction. […]

Woman Who Thought She Had Crohn’s Disease Had Heinz Packets In Her Intestine

A 41-year-old woman’s suspected Crohn’s disease diagnosis turned out to be something different entirely: perforation of the small intestine caused by what appeared to be the remains of a plastic ketchup sachet. The woman thought she was living with the type of inflammatory bowel disease for a staggering six years before doctors discovered an unusual […]

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