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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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Do you just have the common cold or a more serious virus? (Photo: Shutterstock)

Cold Season

Viruses Can Spread When Jack Frost Nips A cure for the common cold isn’t in the crystal ball of an infectious diseases researcher and physician at St. Louis University’s Center for Vaccine Development. “There’s not likely to be a vaccine or cure developed because colds don’t kill
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