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Americans develop more than 50 million cases of foodborne illnesses each year. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Food Poisioning

Foodborne Illness Is Often Avoidable Each year, Americans develop more than 50 million cases of foodborne illness. While some are caused by eating out, like the recent outbreak of more than 135 cases of norovirus at the Chipotle in Sterling, Va., others originate in home
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People can get motion sickness when visual information from their eyes, sensory information from body parts in contact with the ground and the fluid-filled cavities of the inner ear don't match. (Photo: sodapix/Thinkstock)

Motion Sickness

Try These Tips to Help Curb Motion Sickness Summer is a season of flights, road trips, boat rides and amusement park visits. For those who suffer from motion sickness, it can be a tough time of year. Whether it’s car sickness, sea sickness or vertigo caused by a rollercoaster
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Drinking more alcohol won't cure a hangover, only postpone it. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The Morning After

‘Hair of the Dog’ Won’t Cure That Hangover In medieval Europe, when astrology and blood-letting were frequently employed in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, one therapy for rabies was to place some pieces of hair from the rabid dog onto the victim’s bite
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