All Items Tagged

“human health”

Apr 10, 2014 12:44 PM ET
Saliva is a disgusting mix of water, electrolytes and mucus. Sure, spit might be gross, but it has a TON of medical benefits! Trace is here to break down some of his favorite ways that spit can help you!
Mar 26, 2014 05:51 PM ET // Tim Wall
Beer-bathed pork formed less potentially cancerous chemicals when grilled, according to a new study. Continue reading →
Mar 26, 2014 03:30 PM ET
Earwax can be a gross and uncomfortable nuisance that builds up in our ears. What's the point of it, and can it tell us anything about our ancestors? Join Trace as he breaks down everything you need to know about earwax.
Mar 24, 2014 02:06 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Looking for a cleanse? Does nothing but ice cream for four days count? Continue reading →
Mar 20, 2014 01:05 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
We open our eyes wide or narrow them to help identify danger, an adaptation that affects our perception of reality. Continue reading →
Mar 19, 2014 08:07 AM ET
Many people who aren't able to sleep or suffer from insomnia turn to sleeping pills to help get some rest at night. But do these pills actually put you to sleep? Join Trace as he explains how sleeping pills actually work.
Mar 18, 2014 01:29 PM ET
We all know that peeing in the pool can be disgusting. While chlorine is killing off the bacteria, there are still some other harmful byproducts. Laci explains how peeing in the pool can be bad for the people around you for a few different reasons.
Mar 14, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A religious group contends that religious activity promotes social well-being, one of four components of brain health. Other research has suggested that religion shrinks the brain. Who's right?
+ Load More