public-health

Everything You Should Never Flush Down the Toilet

Recent research from Arizona State University found that Americans flush nearly three billion contact lenses down the toilet or sink every single year. The researchers…

This South African Doctor Is Fighting to Make Keto the Dietary Standard

Tim Noakes is the outcast bad boy of the dietary world. Noakes — or “Prof” as his evangelists refer to him — believes a low-carb, high-fat diet should be…

Drug Users Are Leading the Narcan Revolution

Twenty-year-old Kirsten keeps two hypodermic needles loaded with naloxone, the chemical antagonist used to counter opioid overdoses, in an empty Don Julio tequila box with…

But, Like, What Are We Breathing In When We Breathe In Air?

Ruh-roh: Research published this week reveals that city dwellers are regularly inhaling antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs). What does this actually mean for you, a regular…