Category Archives: Wellness

Getting Clean: The Science of Soap

http://www.livescience.com/57044-science-of-soap.html By Rachel Ross, Live Science Contributor | November 30, 2016 06:49pm ET Public health officials encourage handwashing with soap and clean, running water to prevent the spread of germs and infections. If clean water is not available, using any … Continue reading

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Why Do Smells Make Some People Sick?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/01/120120182914.htm ScienceDaily (Jan. 22, 2012) Do you get a headache from the perfume of the lady next to you at the table? Do cleaning solutions at work make your nose itch? If you have symptoms prompted by everyday smells, it … Continue reading

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Chemical in Personal Care Products (Phthalates) May Contribute to Child Obesity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/01/120120182729.htm ScienceDaily (Jan. 22, 2012) Researchers from the Children’s Environmental Health Center at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York have found an association between exposure to the chemical group known as phthalates and obesity in young children — … Continue reading

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How the smell of fresh bread makes us kinder

Story found at http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/food/how-the-smell-of-fresh-bread-makes-us-kinder/story-fneuz8zj-1226508179646 IT’S comforting, homely and – to almost all of us – undeniably delicious. They found that shoppers were more likely to alert a passer-by that they had dropped a belonging if, at the time, they were … Continue reading

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Smell, an Interesting Marker for Psychopathic Traits

by Savitha.C.Muppala on  September 22, 2012 at 7:47 AM Mental Health News A recent study has revealed another distinguishing factor of psychopaths, who were found to have a very poor sense of smell. As we all know, psychopaths lack empathy, and exhibit … Continue reading

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