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Radon Gas Linked to Skin Cancer

A new study published this week suggests that a link may exist between radon exposure and non-melanoma skin cancer. Radon is a naturally occurring, odorless and colorless radioactive gas found in…

Pierce Egerton

Designer Drug “Bath Salts” Poses Deadly Threat

Sellers call it pretty names like Vanilla Sky, Blue Silk, Ivory Wave, and Bliss. The proper name for this designer drug, known most commonly as “bath salts,” would be poison –…

Pierce Egerton

When Is Styling Hair Like Dissecting A Frog?

When I was in high school, the worst part of dissecting specimens in biology wasn’t the yuck factor. It was the hideous odor of formaldehyde. Okay, I’m showing my age here. My kids tell…