Brittany Hambleton

Experimental Cancer Treatment Destroys Cancer Cells Without Using Any Drugs

Experimental Cancer Treatment Destroys Cancer Cells Without Using Any Drugs

Cancer is one of the deadliest diseases in the developed world, and one in three people will develop cancer in their lifetime [1]. Treating cancer has proven to be one of the greatest challenges in the world of medicine. The most common treatment options, chemotherapy and radiation, are effective in many cases, however these treatments […]

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Exercises to Make Your Lungs Strong to Fight COVID-19

Exercises to Make Your Lungs Strong to Fight COVID-19

When a person contracts COVID-19, the virus travels to their mucus membranes, and then to their lungs. In response, the body causes the lungs to become inflamed. This inflammation affects the lungs’ ability to transfer oxygen into the blood and remove carbon dioxide [1]. A lack of oxygen can cause the patient to gasp for […]

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Crows Are Capable of Conscious Thought, Scientists Demonstrate For The First Time

Crows Are Capable of Conscious Thought, Scientists Demonstrate For The First Time

You’ve likely heard the term “bird brain” before. Usually, it describes someone who lacks intelligence or who makes dumb decisions. Well, that saying may change because a new study has shown that crows have conscious thought. For many years, people considered birds to be unintelligent compared to mammals and humans. We thought conscious decision-making was a […]

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10 Ways Your Body May Be Telling You Something’s Wrong

10 Ways Your Body May Be Telling You Something’s Wrong

Your body is constantly sending you signals. If you pay attention to it, it will tell you when something isn’t quite right. Some of these signals are very obvious, like a stuffy nose when you have a cold, or a fever when you have the flu or an infection, but other signs of poor health […]

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Brain-eating amoeba: What is it and how do you protect yourself

Brain-eating amoeba: What is it and how do you protect yourself

Lakes, rivers, and streams are home to thousands of bacteria. Many of these bacteria are harmless, however fresh water is host to numerous microorganisms that can directly affect human health. Polluted drinking water is a major source of illness and death around the world, particularly in developing nations. In most cases, these organisms make their […]

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Toddler dies in her sleep after parents are told by doctor she only has the flu

Toddler dies in her sleep after parents are told by doctor she only has the flu

Being a parent is one of the most rewarding experiences you can have. For all its joys, however, it also comes with many fears and worries.  As a parent, you are constantly concerned about your child’s health and well-being. Of course, one of the biggest fears any parent has is losing their child. Deborah Carr, […]

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A New York Clock That Told Time Now Tells the Time Remaining

A New York Clock That Told Time Now Tells the Time Remaining

In 1999, Andrew Ginzel and Kristen Jones unveiled their mixed-media artwork, “Metronome”. The piece is a clock that covers a ten story-high area on the north wall of One Union Square South, a residential building. The work also included concentric circles of gold-flecked brick. They rippled outward from a round opening, with clouds of steam […]

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People are shaving down their teeth with nail files to gain followers. Dentists say it could cause permanent damage.

People are shaving down their teeth with nail files to gain followers. Dentists say it could cause permanent damage.

TikTok has become one of the most popular apps in the world. Its promise for instant fame has young people everywhere posting videos in hopes of “making it big”.  Since 2019, several trends have emerged on the app, from dance challenges, to hashtag challenges like the “fake travel challenge”. Other trends have emerged, however, that […]

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Candy overdose: Man dies from bag-a-day black licorice habit

Candy overdose: Man dies from bag-a-day black licorice habit

It is common knowledge that eating copious amounts of candy is not good for your health. Large amounts of sugar can cause dental caries, lead to blood sugar problems, and weight gain. It turns out, however, that some types of candy have a few more consequences than others. Black licorice has been a popular sweet […]

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How Big Oil Misled The Public Into Believing Plastic Would Be Recycled

How Big Oil Misled The Public Into Believing Plastic Would Be Recycled

Plastic was invented in the late nineteenth century to replace materials derived from nature, like ivory from elephant tusks. For this reason, plastics were celebrated. They could protect the natural world from the destructive needs of human beings – it turns out, big oil misled us. After World War Two, the plastics industry began booming. […]

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