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Top 10 Blood Tests for Older Adults: What to Know

In this article, I’ll address a real mainstay of modern medicine: laboratory tests that require drawing blood.<p>This is sometimes referred to as …

5 foods and 4 supplements that could help you fight the cold and flu

Fall marks the official start of trying to boost your immune system. That includes pill popping, cleansing drinks and more chewable vitamin C than you can shake a flu shot at — all in the hopes you won’t get that awful cold or flu.<p>The question is, does it all work? And does it work as well as — or …

21 Important Facts About Vitamin B12 Deficiency

You can eat a ton of veggies and still not get enough vitamin B12. Here are the risks, symptoms, and ways to treat a deficiency.

Tiny A-frame cabin costs just $700 to build

And it only took 3 weeks<p>Whether it’s in dollhouse form or as one of the many vacation homes that proliferated in the 1970s from Mount Hood to Fire Island, the A-frame is an instantly recognizable—and beloved—-architectural style.<p>Perhaps that’s why this DIY tiny home is just so dang cute. Built by …

Pacific Northwest

Cuboid concrete holiday home rises in northern Italy

Surprisingly cozy for a Brutalist-inspired building<p>A cuboid concrete building in northern Italy makes a surprisingly cozy holiday home in Valverde in northern Italy’s Lombardy region for a Milanese couple who wanted a country retreat.<p>Designed by 35a Studio di Architettura, the two-story, …

Architecture

Space junk is becoming a real threat

It's a serious issue. There's a common misconception that things in space are just kindof floating out there, moving slowly—and given videos of spacewalks and what we see in movies, that's understandable.<p>But it's wrong. There are thousands of satellites orbiting the Earth, moving at incredibly high …