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Do This, Not That: 5 Ways to Make Better Bad Choices this Mardi Gras

February 25, 2014 • ALL ARTICLES, FEATURED, HEALTHComments (6)

Nolan Ferraro, certified trainer and owner of Salire Fitness, recommends five healthier alternatives to the non-healthy decisions we typically make during Mardi Gras...

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Infectious Disease Mad Libs!

December 20, 2013 • ALL ARTICLES, BLOG, HUMOR, INFECTIOUS SELECTIONSComments (0)

What's more fun than infectious disease? How about Mad Libs on the topic of infectious disease?!...

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Death and Taxes

November 26, 2013 • ALL ARTICLES, FEATURED, MIND CONTROLComments (0)

Why do we put more thought into taxes than in our own mortality...

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Pinkwashing Breast Cancer

October 24, 2013 • FEATURED, INFECTIOUS SELECTIONSComments (1)

Every October, corporations cash in on the pain of breast cancer patients, survivors and the families of those that weren't as fortunate. It's called pinkwashing...

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Providing Perspective on the Brain-Eating Amoeba

September 27, 2013 • FEATURED, INFECTIOUS SELECTIONSComments (0)

Yes, there is such a thing as "brain-eating amoeba", and yes, it can kill you. But it probably won't...

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Walk it Out

September 18, 2013 • FEATURED, MIND CONTROLComments (0)

MIND CONTROL columnist and mental health professional Thomas Fewer extols the benefits of "walk and talk"...

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Mo’ Mosquitoes, Mo’ Problems

August 27, 2013 • INFECTIOUS SELECTIONSComments (0)

Sure, you knew they were annoying, but did you know that mosquitoes prefer their human victims to have stinky feet...

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The Cancer-Sex Connection

July 10, 2013 • INFECTIOUS SELECTIONSComments (1)

Pop quiz! What is the most common STD in the United States? It's HPV, and you've probably had it or will contract it in the future...

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The Art of Dreaming

July 8, 2013 • MIND CONTROLComments (0)

"Taking the time to understand the language of dreams can bring balance to your personality, spark instinctive creativity, and expand your view of the world."...

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The Public Health Approach to Violence

May 30, 2013 • INFECTIOUS SELECTIONSComments (1)

Violence is an infection and New Orleans has a raging case...