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X-rayed or microwaved?

Would you rather be X-rayed or micro-waved? Uh, how about neither! The TSA now tells you that the newest machines are not X-ray anymore, so they are safe. But I haven’t had an agent yet tell me how these new … Continue reading

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A real pain in the gut

The cells that line the lumen of the intestine prevent food particles, fungus, bacteria and bacterial products from leaking into the body. These cells are held together by “tight junctions.” Several things we do and eat can actually destroy these … Continue reading

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