The 10 worst drugs that most people have never heard of
Millions of people in the world use drugs legally and illegally. The largest trafficking in illegal drugs that have a detrimental effect on health, such as heroin, is carried out…

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10 unusual phobias that can thoroughly spoil the life of anyone
Phobias are usually the result of a combination of external factors (for example, past injuries) and internal tendencies (i.e., heredity or genetics). People who suffer from phobias may experience unreasonable…

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Beaver testicles and radioactive toothpaste: 7 fatal self-care products that were used in the XX century
Today, when the world is dominated by science and technology, it is not easy to believe that even some 50 years ago people took for medicinal drugs something that today…

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Tougher than the “green fairy”: how the US produces wine from … cannabis

Have you ever tried absinthe? If the acquaintance took place, it is unlikely that it was the same legendary potion that turned the head of Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud or spurred the creative madness of van Gogh to write “Starry night”. Although a modern drink can cool “take down the roof”. But the “green fairy” (by the way, banned in a number of countries) has a worthy competitor. After all, in the United States began to produce wine on marijuana. Medical, of course. Continue reading

Why is blood taken for analysis from the ring finger
Everyone at least once in their life passed various tests in the hospital. In this case, the blood test is one of the most important. First of all, it is…

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10 major scientific and technological breakthroughs in medicine in 2015 that give people hope
2015 was a particularly productive year for medicine. Many exciting discoveries were made, bright breakthroughs were made in medical technologies, and new applications were found for a number of existing…

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Strange inventions of doctors of the past, which are more like instruments of torture
The history of medicine is full of bizarre and even frightening moments. Throughout its history, people have tried to make it better to treat. It did not always work out…

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Strange medical practices from the past that, fortunately, were abandoned
In ancient cultures, a variety of healing methods were practiced. Some eventually formed the basis of modern medical standards, while others were so strange and even dangerous that one can…

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