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Laundry soap pods dangerous for young kids – study

Laundry detergent pods

Laundry detergent pods could be dangerous for young children, researchers warned Monday, as reports grow of kids under six swallowing the capsules in the United States.

Posted: November 10th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Milk linked to earlier death, says research


So drinking milk is not beneficial after all.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Sweet job: England seeks ‘choc doc’ to study candy

International Chocolate day

Is there a doctor of chocolate in the house?

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Fist bumps more hygienic than handshakes, say scientists

In this undated photo provided by Prifysgol Aberystwyth University researchers David Whitworth, left, and Sara Mela, pose for photo in the lab at Prifysgol Aberystwyth University in Aberystwyth, Wales. According to results published online Monday, July 28, 2014, in the American Journal of Infection Control the researchers found that the knocking of knuckles, fist bump, spreads only one-twentieth the amount of bacteria that a handshake does. (AP Photo/Prifysgol Aberystwyth University)

Fist bumps are more hygienic than handshakes and drastically reduce the risk of spreading infectious diseases, researchers in Britain have found.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Spoonfuls can lead to medicine errors, study finds


A study says using spoons as measurements for medicine can lead to potentially dangerous dosing mistakes.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »