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He Was Dying. Antibiotics Weren’t Working. Then Doctors Tried a Forgotten Treatment.

Steffanie Strathdee hunched over her laptop, fretting. She barely noticed the kittens asleep next to her or the serene Buddha figure across the …

Microbiology

Top 10 Moneymaking Apps You Need to Download Now

These moneymaking apps won't make you rich but can earn you some respectable extra pocket money with little effort.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Apps that can make you money? It sounds too good to be true, but moneymaking apps do actually exist. While these apps won’t …

Apps

Baking Soda May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Baking soda is often touted for its many uses, ranging from household cleaning to dental care and more.<p>Now, treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may be …

Pain

Apple's new iOS 11.3 update is here: What you need to know

Apple’s big update for the iPhone and iPad is here.<p>The single change that is getting the most attention in iOS 11.3 is a new battery health setting. This comes in the wake of a brouhaha that forced Apple to admit it slows down, or “throttling," the performance of older iPhones in order to prevent …

IPhone 8

Monitor your home w/ this 4-pack of 720p Wi-Fi security cameras at $64 (Reg. $100)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Walmart offers a 4-pack of Zmodo 720p Mini Wi-Fi Indoor Security Camera for <b>$64.16 shipped</b>. Normally selling for $25 a piece at …

Problems swallowing are a big killer, but the treatment can be horrible

Behind your tongue, just a few inches down the back of your throat, lies a dangerous precipice: over one edge it’s a straight shot down your trachea and bronchi and into the lungs, and over the other edge is the esophagus, leading to the acid-filled stomach.<p>If you or anyone you know has ever had …

Medicine

We Tested Drinks That Say They'll Help You Pass a Drug Test

The results shocked us!<p>When it comes to balancing a professional life with even a casual weed habit, American stoners have a delicate line to walk. Despite being recreationally legal in nine states and medicinally legal in 29, the federal ban on marijuana consumption means employers across the …

Cannabis

Top 10 Sexy Sex Movies On Netflix

There's a lot of sexy content available to stream, but here are the 10 steamiest movies on Netflix!<p>Photos: NETFLIX ; Photo Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p>…

Apple temporarily drops price of iPhone battery replacement, promises iOS update to address battery health in new apology

Apple today published an open letter on its website apologizing for how it handled performance on iPhones with older batteries, specifically “how we have communicated that process.”<p>We’ve been hearing feedback from our customers about the way we handle performance for iPhones with older batteries …

Batteries

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

New Evidence Suggests Doctors Are Misdiagnosing a Third Type of Diabetes

The common understanding of diabetes mellitus includes two types: type one and type two. But there’s a third type that’s been around for a while you …

This $20 security camera is aiming for the Nest Cam’s throne

When the Nest Cam — or the Dropcam, as it was known back then — was first introduced, it was something of a game changer. A security camera that just… worked. Plug it in, get it on WiFi, and you’re set.<p>Nowadays, the Nest Cam stands in a more crowded arena. Logitech, Netgear, Samsung, and most of …

Infections by C.diff bacteria are on the rise and can cause serious problems

<i>Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with any advertisers on this site.</i><p>Antibiotics treat infections but can cause them, too. In fact, a study recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine documents an alarming rise in the number of hard-to-treat infections linked to …

Microbiology

What is the link between ketones and diabetes?

A ketone is an organic compound that the body produces when fats are broken down for energy. This process is known as ketosis.<p>Ketone testing is an …

The Difference Between a Heart Attack, Stroke, and Cardiac Arrest

Heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest—you're probably familiar with all three and know that they're serious conditions requiring medical …

Medicine

Small Surveillance: 8 Tiny Spy Cameras for Pocket Sleuths

Whether you want to keep an extra eye on the pets when you’re away or simply want an easy and less obtrusive way to record meetings out in public, …

5 Apps To Spy On Your Kids Without Them Knowing

It’s a dangerous world out there for your teens. These apps may help you keep track of it.<p>The best way to know where your teenagers are is to have …

Here's why your mouth might get itchy or tingly when you eat fresh fruits and veggies

I was in high school, and I'd never had an allergic reaction. But here I was, just trying to enjoy some late-summer fruit — instead, the back of my throat felt itchy and my lips were swollen.<p>Soon I realized I had the same experience with carrots, apples, pears, cherries and on occasion, almonds.<p>The …

Don’t dread hot, sticky summer nights — use the Bfan to stay cool in bed

We’ve been awaiting its return for months, but now that summer is nearly here, we could probably do without nights sweating into our sheets. But fret …

This iPhone case is revolutionary! Adds dual SIM, wireless charging, Android OS, second screen and more

The smart iPhone case adds secondary Android smartphone to the back of an iPhone with all these features.<p>Forget all the iPhone accessories you've …

MacTrast Deals: iON the Home HD WiFi Home Camera

iON the Home HD WiFi Home Camera lets you keep an eye on your home or office from anywhere in the world!<p>DESCRIPTION<p>Worried about home security? …

How to install the genius media app that Apple banned from the App Store

What is Kodi and why should one want to install on the iPhone or any other iOS device? It’s a versatile media player that’s already quite popular …

App Store

How to know exactly where your spouse is at all times

Phone-tracking is easier than constantly texting for updates, but these apps are only for people with nothing to hide.<p>Tracking your spouse's phone -- or anyone's phone, for that matter -- probably sounds...creepy. But, assuming your relationship is pretty solid and trust-issue-free, tracking …

Apps

How to Avoid Buying a Lemon Car

Finding a trouble-free used car has nothing to do with luck and everything to do with applying good research and investigative skills. Knowing how to …

Traffic Safety

21 Hidden Roku Tricks for Streaming Success

We help you discover hidden features in your favorite streaming device.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

Dark Spots and How to Treat Them, According to Salma Hayek

Summer may be long gone, but its effects on the skin may still be lingering. We're talking about dark spots. Luckily, Salma Hayek has a trick for alleviating them. (Yes, <i>the</i> Salma Hayek.) She was kind enough to bequeath us with her spot-removing knowledge—which she inherited from her grandmother's …

5 Secret Codes That Unlock Hidden iPhone Features

It's time to get to know your phone better.<p>You might think you know everything about your<p>better halfiPhone, but you're wrong. There's a whole world of hidden features that can only be unlocked with secret codes. *GASP*<p>Excited? You should be. Here's what the features actually do.<p>1. Find out exactly …

How to turn any non-touchscreen laptop into touchscreen?

How to turn any non-touchscreen laptop into touchscreen?<p>Now turn your Window or Mac Laptop into a touchscreen laptop from this tech. This gadget turn …

Get totally free phone service and messaging

You bring the unlocked GSM phone, Freedompop will give you a small stipend of no-strings-attached service every month.<p>People say there's no such thing as a free lunch, but if I rack up enough points on my Which Wich rewards card, eventually I'll be eating a sandwich <i>gratis</i>.<p>OK, but free cell service? …

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How to stop WhatsApp from sharing your data with Facebook

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