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What are icepacks made of?

23 Jun 2023

With summer weather arriving in a blaze of glory, your trusty ice packs might start getting more use. Whether for keeping food and drinks cool, icing injuries, or relieving the discomfort of a...

Some Welcome Relief in the Treatment of Pain

21 Jan 2021

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

Paper Cuts Hurt so Much Because Our Fingers Are Really Sensitive

30 Aug 2018

You’re reading the morning paper, or turning the page on your recipe, when suddenly you notice a little line of blood, and feel a disproportionate amount of pain....

Broken Bones Grow Back Stronger… Sort Of

19 Apr 2018

Growing up I always heard the same adage when I broke a bone, “Don’t worry it’ll grow back stronger”. But is that really true?

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