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How Do You Know If You Have Food Poisoning?

How Do You Know If You Have Food Poisoning?

[ ♪ Intro ] Most of us have experienced food poisoning… You know it’s like the vomiting and the diarrhea. The gastrointestinal torment that can leave you huddled miserably on the bathroom floor. But food poisoning, or foodborne illness, isn’t just one thing. In fact, the U.S. Centers for Disease

10 Surprising Chemicals Your Body Makes

10 Surprising Chemicals Your Body Makes

Everything is chemicals. Your brain, your skin, your blood, your organs, your entire body is chemicals. Some you might’ve heard of before, like the neurotransmitter dopamine, which helps you feel happiness and motivation, among other things. Others don’t get talked about as much, like α-ketoglutarate, which helps you make energy.

How Do Laxatives Work?

How Do Laxatives Work?

[♪♩INTRO] Everybody poops. It’s one of those facts of life. The average person does it anywhere between three times a week and three times a day — so by the time you’re an adult, you’re a very experienced pooper. But sometimes, even with the right diet and exercise, you need

Why Do We Get Sick?

Why Do We Get Sick?

Oh what you squeeze it isn’t feeling very well today everybody gets sick even robot rats and getting the cold or flu can be sort of scary but sometimes the more you know about something the less scary it is so sweet and I decided to take a look back

Does Drinking Alcohol Kill Your Gut Bacteria?

Does Drinking Alcohol Kill Your Gut Bacteria?

From the hand sanitizer at your favorite food truck to those single-use wipes at the doctor’s office, alcohols are used to disinfect things all the time. So every time you have an alcoholic drink, it’s basically like microbe-killing juice… which doesn’t sound so great for the helpful critters in your

Rainwater Harvesting Off Grid

Rainwater Harvesting Off Grid

Hi. Markerbuoy with you once again, out in the woods on a beautiful November day. Twenty years ago when we first arrived in this spot, one of the first questions that most people would ask was “What do you do for water?” Come along with me, and I’ll show you

Norovirus is a nasty stomach bug

Norovirus is a nasty stomach bug

[virus with menacing “face” appears] Norovirus is a nasty stomach bug that causes vomiting & diarrhea [sick man holding hand over mouth as viruses multiply in his stomach] Symptoms can come on suddenly [zoom to man who vomits green fluid] [hand with white cloth wipes away green background] [blue background