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Tech know: toasters

There are few more simple pleasures than toast, though lately the appliances available to make it have been getting more sophisticated. Of course it’s not difficult to produce good toast with cheap appliances, but fancier ones have some basic digital smarts that make the task easier and more precise. They may be worth the investment […]

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A wearable device so thin and soft you won’t even notice it: Device also can serve as robotic skin, relaying information back to the user

Wearable human-machine interfaces — devices that can collect and store important health information about the wearer, among other uses — have benefited from advances in electronics, materials and mechanical designs. But current models still can be bulky and uncomfortable, and they can’t always handle multiple functions at one time. Researchers reported Friday, Aug. 2, the […]

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What 5 Endometriosis Activists Want the Medical Community to Know

Despite the fact that endometriosis affects over 200 million women worldwide and topped Google’s most searched health terms in 2018, there is still much mystery and misinformation surrounding the disease. What is it about this painful, chronic illness that alludes the general public and medical community alike? With no known cure or breakthroughs in discovering […]

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Is Sharing a Toothbrush Really That Gross?

Admittedly, using an instrument that dislodges someone else’s plaque, tartar, and food sounds disgusting–but is using a partner’s toothbrush really that bad? Aside from the ick factor, is using another person’s toothbrush more likely to make you sick, than say, kissing? Here’s what an expert says: The reason sharing a toothbrush is gross Swapping saliva […]

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These Popular Hobbies Could Pose a Threat to Pets!

blog_apcc-hobbies_071819_main.jpg Working on a favorite craft, hobby or art project is a great way to unwind after a hard day, and for some of us, hobbies may be part of our livelihood. However, these pastimes may pose risks to pets. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) has everything you need to keep in mind concerning popular […]