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The Drinkable Book™: Anti-Microbial Filter Pages to Provide Clean Water in Developing Nations

In 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that 1 in 8 people worldwide practice open defecation due to the lack of awareness and more importantly appropriate sanitary facilities. 550 more words

Canadian Research

Bacteria to Blame?

Gut bacteria may provide the trigger for autoimmune uveitis, a destructive inflammation of the eye, researchers at the US National Eye Institute (NEI) reported in a study published today (August 18) in  524 more words

Autoimmune Disease

Later for Letterman: FSIS Releases 10-Point Salmonella Action Plan

It’s a given that the Food Safety and Inspection Service’s (FSIS) new 10-point action plan to address Salmonella contamination in meat and poultry products won’t get anywhere near David Letterman’s “Top 10 List.” But like the late night host, whose candor has won him legions of fans and critics alike, FSIS is not mincing words in its efforts to address the estimated 1.3 million illnesses caused annually by Salmonella. 348 more words


Your home's dust shares all your dirty little secrets

Let’s face it. Most of us hate dusting, but it’s a chore that has to be done. Despite our best efforts to keep our homes dust-free, there’s always those little fuzzballs we can’t seem to get to. 83 more words


Nicole Edmond

This week we are please to present Nicole Edmond as our very first Artist! Nicole is a recent graduate from The Alberta College of Art and Design majoring in Print Media. 231 more words


Plague Cases in US Are Unusually High This Year

Live Science 25 August 2015

There’s been an unusually high number of plague cases in the United States this year, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 7 more words