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Fingerprick Blood Sugar Tests: How they work and why we still use them

Despite all our technological advancements, patients with diabetes still need to stab themselves multiple times a day to check their blood glucose levels. There has to be a better way, right?

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Fake Snake News: How Not to Identify a Poisonous Snake

There are many guides online for identifying these dangerous reptiles. Regrettably, they're mostly wrong.

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Can I eat food from a dented can?

Rest assured, the canning process is very effective. Problems that tend to arise with cans are due to a defect in the can or if the heating isn’t done properly. One giveaway is a bulging can. Bacterial activity produces gas and any can that bulges should be thrown away. But dented cans are a different story.

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It’s not the smoke from a joint that makes your eyes red

The familiar red and glassy-eyed stare of someone who’s high was thought to be due to the irritation of eyes by pot smoke. Now we know better

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