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May 8, 2013
The Lie That Heals: Should Doctors Give Placebos?
About half of doctors admit to intentionally deceiving patients by prescribing placebos, but might the ends justify the means?
June 12, 2012
Don’t Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
A profile of the study “Dirty Money: An Investigation into the Hygiene Status of Some of the World’s Currencies as Obtained from Food Outlets.” The level of fecal bacteria contamination on...
September 28, 2011
Bowels of the Earth
Which country has the largest (and smallest) average stool size.
September 24, 2007
Avoiding Iodine Deficiency
With a few caveats, the best source of iodine is sea vegetables.
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