Opioids have a long history of being marketed as cures for addiction and pain. This has contributed to the current opioid crisis in the United States.
Health refers to physical, mental, and social well-being. It’s a broad category that contains fitness and exercise, nutrition, health science, and mental health.
One might think the exercise movement “the burpee” has something to do with burping, but burpees are named after their originator Dr. Royal H. Burpee.
The United States of America is the only “very highly developed country” that doesn’t have universal healthcare out of over 50 nations.
In general, as a rule of thumb, the quicker a food spoils (rots or decomposes) the healthier it is for you.
The idea that universal healthcare can’t work in the U.S. due to size alone is a myth. The U.S. has 50 states, each with populations equivalent to nations with universal coverage.
Studies show both mental and physical pain can be treated with common painkillers like Aspirin, but there are complex factors to consider.
People can be intersex. Society divides people into male and female, but there is no reliable scientific evidence that supports that binary categorization.
The “five-second rule” that food dropped on the floor for less than 5 seconds is safe to eat is not always true. Contamination depends on factors like moisture levels, the number of germs on the floor, and the time the food spends in contact with the floor.
Being cold doesn’t give you a cold, but cold weather can increase your risk of getting sick. Lower body temperatures suppress the body’s immune system and help some viruses thrive.
Raw cookie dough can make you sick, especially dough that doesn’t use treated flour and pasteurized eggs. Studies have shown, untreated raw flour can contain germs like E. coli, and unpasteurized raw eggs can contain germs like salmonella.