Tag Archives: Things

Things That Were Supposed to Cure My Acne and What They Actually Did – The New Yorker

The cure: Tea-tree-oil spot treatmentThe result: No noticeable difference except that the scent seemed to trigger my roommate Beth’s chronic migraines. In our two years of living together, I’ve never seen her puke with that kind of trajectory. The cure: Coconut oil as moisturizerThe result: Horrible rash. I had to use the last of Beth’s… Read More »

12 Things You Should Never Buy Used

RD.COM Advice Saving Money View as slideshow In tough economic times, everyone’s looking for bargains. But while it’s a great idea to buy used bookshelves, books, and CDs, there are some things that just shouldn’t be bought at thrift stores. TVs JTaI/Shutterstock It’s hard to determine how well TVs, DVD players, and other electronic devices… Read More »

Staying Healthy This Summer: 6 Things You Should Remember

Every year, many Australians fall victim to hot weather and heatwaves. Not taking the heat seriously can easily lead to heat-related illnesses. Hot weather can be dangerous for anyone, especially for young children, the elderly, and people with medical conditions. Preparing your household for the coming heatwaves is critical to staying healthy and safe this… Read More »

6 Things Doctors Usually Do That Annoy Patients

Everyone looks up to their physician when having a health issue. This might require visiting the physician’s medical practice or to call them. However, a lot can happen during this interaction. Sometimes physicians bemoan patients’ overbearing attitude, poor personal hygiene, and getting pestered out of office hours. Additionally, physicians think that patients don’t deserve to… Read More »

Eight Things to Love About Tai Chi

April 27th was World Tai Chi Day, an annual celebration (the last Saturday in April each year) where thousands of participants in over 80 countries around the world host tai chi demonstrations and events. Observers get to see elaborate sword forms and fan dances, as well as the more mundane tai chi forms often enjoyed… Read More »