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Ask the Experts: How to Stop a Nosebleed

Q. How can I stop a nosebleed? For most people, nosebleeds (medically called epistaxis) are an occasional and nonserious occurrence. They may result from rubbing,...

Ask the Experts: Smelling Salts

Q. My grandmother used to keep smelling salts in her cabinet. Can they really help someone who feels faint? They can, but it depends on...

The Itching Hour

Itching (pruritus) and its partner scratching are universal, common to all people and most other mammals. Cows, horses, dogs, cats, monkeys, elephants, and rhinoceroses can be seen scratching themselves,...

Bug Bombers Bomb Out

Got a cockroach problem? Total release foggers are not the solution, warned a study from North Carolina State University, published in BMC Public Health in 2019. Also called “bug...