A Health Guide to the Tricks and Treats: See How Your Favorite Halloween Sweets Stack Up Against Each Other

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With all of the tricking and treating said and done for this Halloween, we find ourselves — yet again! — left with more candy than we know what to do with.   This is a time when a little indulgence is justified. While no Halloween candy can necessarily be classified as “healthy,” you can still… Read More

Winter Essentials for the Modern Man

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As the winter rolls around, you should be sure to pick up a few items to help prepare for the dropping temperatures. Check out these purchases to keep away Jack Frost:   1. The Evolution Man Lip Balm is a thick balm that won’t require constant reapplying. With SPF 15, it will be sure to keep… Read More

10 Culturally Relevant Pumpkin Carvings for Halloween 2014

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Halloween pumpkin carvings can be a great medium for creative expression. Below are 10 more avant-garde pumpkin carvings that defy the traditional jack-o’-lantern:   1. The Starbucks pumpkin brings the Pumpkin Spice Latte to a whole new level and leaves the calories behind. Don’t be misled though: there’s actually no pumpkin in PSLs. Be sure… Read More

Hot Topics in Health: Scientists Use Stem Cells to Create Miniature Human Stomachs in the Lab

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Science never ceases to amaze us, and the latest news regarding a major research development in medicine certainly holds true to this notion.   Earlier this week, scientists from the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine created the first ever petri-dish “mini stomachs” using stem cells. By combining the… Read More

Ebola Plush Toy: Why There is More to the Product Than Meets the Eye, and Why We Were Too Quick to Judge

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The Ebola epidemic has been in the news for months now, but coverage took an unexpected turn recently when stories began circulating about the production and sale of an Ebola plush toy by Connecticut toy company Giant Microbes.   Not unexpectedly, many have expressed their shock in response to the product, criticizing it as being… Read More