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5 Things A Trip To The Bathroom Can Tell You About Your Health

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Dehydration can also cause kidney stones, because it allows for stone-causing minerals to concentrate and settle in the kidneys and urinary tract. One of the best measures you can take to avoid kidney stones is to drink plenty of water, resulting in passing lots of clear urine.

Diabetes Treatment Should Focus on Metabolizing More of the Sugar in the Blood for Best Results

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Milt Bedingfield

For a very large percentage of people with Type 2 diabetes, exercise is the most important thing they can do to manage their diabetes, followed closely by being more careful with what they eat.

Some Like it Hot!

Myra Demeter | Posted 11.30.2013 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

It is believed that mosquitoes are attracted to people with warm blood, so I must be very hot-blooded, because mosquitoes LOVE me.

"Stubble, Stubble, Toil and Trouble"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.18.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima When I was in high school and was just starting to shave, which led to so much blood loss that I should have been honored by the Red ...

Marriage and the Golden Rule

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 10.24.2013 | Good News
William B. Bradshaw

The call came at about 11:00 p.m. on a Friday evening. The caller, a woman, in a rather excited voice said, "Please, come see us." And then I could ...

Why Blood Is Such a Tough Carpet Stain (VIDEO)

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 10.07.2013 | Science
Jon Hotchkiss

To find out specifically which cleaning agent -- peroxide, salt, club soda, tooth paste, vinegar, ammonia or just plain old drinking water -- and which method is the very best at removing blood stains from a carpet, check this out.

The Worst Food in the World

Richard Bangs | Posted 10.06.2013 | Travel
Richard Bangs

On the way to the headwaters of the Bio-Bio River in Chile, where we hoped to make the first descent, we stopped at a Mapuche Indian farm house and asked if we might camp in an untilled field. Yes, Yaco, the owner, replied, but only if we joined for dinner.

Summer Blood Donations Encouraged to Keep Pace With Blood Needs

Brian Boyle | Posted 09.24.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

While thousands of people have responded to the recent emergency call for blood and platelet donations from the American Red Cross, right now blood products are being distributed to area hospitals almost as quickly as donations are coming in.

Texas Theocracy: Today They Destroyed the Republican Party

Vivian Norris | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics
Vivian Norris

God was nowhere near the signing of that bill into law today in Texas -- nor was the Constitution of the United States of America.

Bob Calhoun Dishes the Dirt on Comicon, Star Trek, Mitt Romney, Westboro Baptists & Bigfoot

David Henry Sterry | Posted 09.15.2013 | Entertainment
David Henry Sterry

Bob Calhoun's got a new book out called Shattering Conventions: Commerce, Cosplay, and Conflict on the Expo Floor, and we thought we would pick his brain about the crazy world of fan boys and girls, expos, trade show and conventions.

How Can You Not Be Watching the Tour de France?

Stu Kreisman | Posted 09.13.2013 | Sports
Stu Kreisman

If all you know about cycling is that Lance Armstrong doped his way to seven titles, then you're missing out on an extraordinary sporting event.

Machete Massacre Suspect Felt Like He Was 'Watching A Movie'

Posted 06.27.2013 | Crime

A machete-wielding man in Arkansas told officers that satan was "within him" before he allegedly stabbed two men to death, KNWA-TV repors. Police a...

10 Brilliant Uses for Blood Sausage

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.28.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

These days we are seeing a blood-sausage renaissance as this dividend of the whole-animal trend is showing up on chic restaurant menus and being embraced by a new generation of offal eaters. Here are some fascinating examples.

Creepy Procedure Turns Old Hearts Young, Scientists Say

| Posted 05.09.2013 | Science

By Paul Gabrielsen It's time to turn back the clock on an aging ticker. Drawing on an odd experimental technique invented more than a century ago b...

Danny Trejo Will Kill You in a Movie if You Donate to This Kickstarter Campaign (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.27.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Machete himself, legendary actor Danny Trejo, stops by the What's Trending studio to chat about raising money for his Snap Shot film on, the three Bs of fantastic filmmaking, and the future of his Machete films.

Oh My, Blood!

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

No, this is not about what you are thinking (knowing me, that could be possible). It's about a health treatment I had at a spa that changed my whole ...

Debunking The Blood Type Diet (VIDEO)

Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living

If you're an avid follower of health trends then you might know of The Blood Type Diet, a diet that recommends different eating patterns based on (you...

Blood-Mimicking Technology Could Save Lives

Posted 02.18.2013 | Science

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 02/15/2013 06:40 PM EST on MyHealthNewsDaily BOSTON – New technology could help t...

'Joking Is in My Blood'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.16.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As a frequent blood donor and a proud member of the Gallon Club, which has nothing to do with my weekend beer consumption, I have often wondered if the people who get my blood suffer from terrible side effects like telling stupid jokes and growing a mustache.

Is Halloween Good or Bad for Civil Society?

Elizabeth Marquardt | Posted 12.30.2012 | Parents
Elizabeth Marquardt

Halloween is the only time of year that dozens and dozens of children knock on my door. The only time that I see or meet many of my neighbors.

Beautiful Insanity

Tokoni Uti | Posted 12.22.2012 | Arts
Tokoni Uti

Fear. Then a shallow illumination. / Wrapped in an oddity that defies confrontation. / Suicidal, but a lot to be heard.

Blood Ain't What It Used to Be

John Corso | Posted 12.03.2012 | Detroit
John Corso

How can a substance that denotes death have such spectacular beauty? When we overcome -- or lose -- the cultural tendency to recoil from violence, we see blood's beauty and we marvel at splatter patterns, which recall astronomical formations.

Cara Santa Maria

Are Vampires Real?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 08.16.2012 | Science

I always thought vampires were the stuff of legend, but after doing a little digging through the scientific literature, now I'm not so sure. If you yo...

Particle That Allows Humans To Live Without Breathing Designed By Scientists

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.10.2012 | Science

In a medical emergency, getting a patient oxygen can be a matter of life and death. But thanks to an invention by a team of scientists at Boston's...

A Game of Belts

Jeff Klima | Posted 09.12.2012 | Comedy
Jeff Klima

Like most of you who screw around reading stupid articles on the Internet instead of actually blazing a path towards greatness, I too yearn to reshape the world in my own image. So here is my latest idea.