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Aspirin to lower diabetes and breast cancer risk

On an episode of “Friends,” Phoebe thanks Monica for the pills that cured her headache and asks to see the package. “Oh, my God,” Phoebe says as she reads the warning label. “Dizziness, nervousness, drowsiness ... headache ... headache?” She pauses, letting the irony sink in. “Stomach bleeding! Liver damage!” She turns to Monica. “I don’t recall any of this coming up when you gave me these little death capsules!”

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The power of friendships

The most memorable version of the song “That’s What Friends Are For” was sung by Dionne Warwick, Elton John, Gladys Knight and Stevie Wonder as a charity single for AIDS research and prevention. That rendition became the No. 1 single of 1986.

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Why you need fiber

Vince Lombardi, the legendary coach of the Green Bay Packers, once said, “You’ve got to play with your heart, with every fiber of your body.” Turns out, if you’re going to stay in the game (of life) and win like Lombardi did, fiber is pretty important for healthy joints, too.

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Are tattoos toxic?

Pharmacy professor David Grant of the University of Connecticut, in one of his most popular lectures, discusses the toxic heavy metals in the ink used for tattoos. (Video courtesy of UConn)

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Are tattoos toxic?

Pharmacy professor David Grant of the University of Connecticut, in one of his most popular lectures, discusses the toxic heavy metals in the ink used for tattoos. (Video courtesy of UConn)
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Are tattoos toxic?

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How to protect yourself from West Nile Virus

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