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Baby Formula

Baby Formula was First Created in 1865 Due to a Decline in Wet Nursing and Increased Infant Death

Wet nursing, the feeding bottle, and formula use are all part of the history of infant feeding. Wet nursing was the safest and most popular alternative to the natural mother’s breast milk before the invention of bottles and formula. Wet nursing was gradually replaced by artificial feeding as a result of society’s negative attitude toward …

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Potassium

Potassium’s Main Role in Our Body is to Maintain Normal Levels of Fluid within Our Cells

Potassium is easily found in various meals, including fruits and vegetables. Leafy greens, beans, nuts, dairy products, and starchy vegetables such as winter squash are all high in potassium. But did you know that potassium plays a vital role in our body? The fundamental function of potassium in the body is to maintain normal fluid …

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Midgley

Thomas Midgley Jr. Suffered from Lead Poisoning After Trying to Prove that Tetraethyllead was Safe by Inhaling Its Vapor

The petroleum-based fuel gasoline is made from crude oil and other liquids. Gasoline is mainly used as an engine fuel in automobiles. But in the early 1920s, tetraethyllead was discovered and mixed with gasoline to minimize internal engine knocking. But did you know the engineer who discovered tetraethyllead tried to prove that it was absolutely …

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Wandering Womb

According to Ancient Greeks, Hysteria Can Be Explained by the Uterus Could Wandering within a Woman’s Body

The uterus is a hollow muscular organ that is situated within the pelvis. When the ovaries produce eggs, it travels through the fallopian tube. Once the egg is fertilized, it implants on the uterus lining. While we may know a lot about this organ today, back in ancient Greece, the uterus was assumed to be …

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Barber Surgeon

During the Medieval Times Surgeries were Considered a Menial Task for Physicians That It was Delegated to Barbers

During medieval times, surgery was seldomly performed or conducted by actual physicians. The task was given to experts who possessed razors and were quite precise in their craft. But who was assigned to perform surgeries during this era? Surgery was entrusted to barbers in medieval times because it was deemed too menial a task for …

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John Crowley Pompe Disease

John Crowley Refused to Accept That Nothing Can Be Done for His Kids’ Incurable Genetic Discorder, He Founded a Biotech Company That Eventually Saved Their Lives

To safeguard their children, parents will go to any lengths, especially when they are sick. Did you know that although his children were diagnosed with an incurable illness, John Crowley never gave up and found a means to save them? John Crowley’s two young children were diagnosed with an incurable genetic condition that would kill …

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Kerry Weaver

The Actress who Played Dr. Kerry Weaver on ER Developed Spine Issues from Limping on Set for her Character

The series’ phenomenal success in the 1990s had some surprising consequences for its casting. The show was so popular that all of the main characters became great stars almost immediately. But did you know that the production of ER had to fix Dr. Kerry Weaver’s limp for a real-life issue she was having? After ten …

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Objective Tinnitus

Objective Tinnitus is Very Rare and Has No Scientifically Validated Cure

Every person’s tinnitus is different. Even if two people describe their tinnitus in the same way, such as a high-pitched ringing, they may hear it differently. But do you know what objective tinnitus is?  Others can hear a specific type of tinnitus. Objective tinnitus is distinguished from subjective tinnitus by the presence of an accurate …

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Narcissim

Vulnerable Narcissism is When Someone Thinks They are Important and Special But People Don’t Notice

The words vulnerable and narcissism are not typically used together in the same context. When you think of a narcissist, you probably picture someone who struts like a peacock, demands complete attention, lacks empathy for others, and expects people to worship the ground they walk on. But interestingly enough, vulnerable narcissism exists. But what is …

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Parusesis

What is Parusesis?

You may inadvertently damage the property of others if you urinate in public. This can lead to criminal charges or a civil case being filed against you. Property damage is considered an automatic consequence of urinating in public in some cities, according to city ordinance laws. But do you know what a paruresis is?  Paruresis, …

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