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The Deception of Temporary Tattoos

8 Jun 2022

Tattoos are a way to express creativity, individuality, even loyalty (though in the latter case designs often end up getting removed if loyalty fades). Sounds appealing but the idea of permanence...

The Olives of the Body Are Only Skin Deep

11 Mar 2021

Does a mole on the nose testify to an insatiable lust in the bedroom? Strange as it may sound, some people in ancient Greece used to believe that. Moles were referred to in one early book as the...

Injections Follow the “Location, Location, Location” Cliché

29 Jan 2021

The fear of needles is a remarkably common phobia. According to different studies, it is reported in 14 to 38% of adults and in 33 to 63% of children. Even those of us who simply dislike injections...

Smoking, Vitamin D, and COVID-19

20 May 2020

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette....

Let The Sunshine In on COVID-19

7 May 2020

Mention Vitamin D and thoughts usually turn to bone strength. That is understandable since the relationship between this vitamin and the incorporation of calcium and phosphorus into bone is well...

Should I pop my blister?

23 Jan 2020

If you’re someone who likes to hike, bike, garden, run or do pretty much any physical activity, you’re likely quite familiar with getting blisters.

So You Want to Pop Into a Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber to Rid Yourself of Wrinkles?

16 Jan 2020

Would you step into a pressurized cylinder to get rid of your wrinkles? A writer for The Daily Mail did in 2018 and her report, which reads more like an ad for the centre offering the service,...

The Seen and Unseen Consequences of Albinism

13 Dec 2019

Today I learned two things. First, that we apparently have an albino squirrel on our campus. Second, that seeing an albino squirrel before a test is good luck....

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