Bird owners should know that although their pet birds might be highly intelligent and clean companions, they may carry germs that can make you sick. Here’s a look.
How can you tell the difference between first, second and third-degree burns? Here’s a quick look at the symptoms that may be experienced, and typical treatments when the heat gets close enough to hurt.
Unfortunately, reptiles, amphibians and salmonella often go together – which means you need to be careful, especially around young kids or people with immune system disorders. Here’s why.
Why do they call it ‘plastic’ surgery? Is it because they put plastic in people?
Why do people have trouble remembering their dreams? And more to the point: is there anything you can do to improve your dream recall? Get some tips here!
What is the purpose of that little thing that hangs down in the back of your throat? It’s called the uvula, and here are the basics.
Where can you find out how to measure and calculate your BMI – and how does it relate to whether or not you’re overweight?
You may have heard that mistletoe can kill people – and pets. But is this little plant actually poisonous, or is that mostly hype? You may be surprised by what it can do.
Is swallowing gum bad for you — and does chewing gum really stay in your stomach for seven years, like some people say? Find out more here.
I see them on TV and in the movies all the time – and hanging on the walls in airports, for that matter – but how does a defibrillator work?
Every year, thousands of people and pets are exposed to Lyme disease and other diseases carried by ticks. Here’s how you can avoid being another statistic.
Always tired… tired of insomnia? Here are a few things you can try that might help you get to sleep, and to stay in dreamland all night.
Why do we eat raw fish – and is sushi really safe?
You may have heard that bananas are radioactive. Is it true, or just a myth? Find out the burning truth here.
You’re feeling pretty lousy. You’ve got sniffles, sneezing, and a sore throat. Is it a cold, flu, or allergies? Here’s a chart that can help you tell.
What are the most common things to be allergic to – and how can you find out what triggers you? Find some tips here.
Is there an easy way to find out your blood type? Yes – not only easy ways, but free ways, too! Find out more here.