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12 Ways to Get Rid of Gas & Bloating

Let’s be straightforward. This is a page about gas, so, that’s what it’s going to sound like it’s about. No dancing around the subject matter, no …

Alternative Medicine

What effect does extreme cold have on the human body?

North America’s east coast is braced for more freezing weather a year after the January 2014 polar vortex sent temperatures tumbling down to -50C (-58F). In this piece from the BBC Future archive, we ask what does such intense cold do to the human body?<p>The polar vortex currently sweeping across the …

Global Warming

What To Do If You Can't Fall Asleep

<i>By Jennifer Abbasi</i><p>Sleepless nights aren't a modern invention. But modern life is making them increasingly common. Instead of winding down and relaxing before bed, we're doing chores, checking email and getting riled up by the TV news till we hit the sack.<p>Here's a step-by-step guide to help you …