Tagged: health

Taboo Drugs

Find out why mind-altering drugs commonly used in ancient cultures banned in modern ones.

How to survive if you fall through the ice

A fall through the ice into frigid waters is a harrowing experience that can easily result in drowning or hypothermia. If you can stay calm and maneuver yourself quickly, however, you can still stay safe.

How Do Pain Relievers Work?

Some people take aspirin or ibuprofen to treat everyday aches and pains, but how exactly do the different classes of pain relievers work? Learn about the basic physiology of how humans experience pain, and the mechanics of the medicines we’ve invented to block or circumvent that discomfort.

What Kills Us?

It turns out we’re our biggest enemy! Our lifestyle choices make us sick, fat and miserable.