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What Really Happens When You Swallow Gum?

The age-old myth of swallowed gum staying in your body for seven years is officially busted. David Pereiras/Shutterstock The human body is a mind-blowing marvel in many ways. Just consider the fact that it can produce millions of blood cells in under 60 seconds. But sometimes, its abilities are undermined. A perfect example of this is… Read More »

Confused about cancer? Here's what we really do know about its causes

By Jonathan R. Goodman RED meat, cellphones, plastic drinking bottles, artificial sweeteners, power lines, coffee… Which of these have been linked with cancer? If you are unsure, you aren’t alone. The problem isn’t a lack of information. Rather, we are bombarded with so much information and misinformation about what might cause cancer that it is… Read More »