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Debugging Superbugs: New Treatments Found for Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs
Superbugs that don’t respond to treatment is a life-threatening problem worldwide today. But as determined as bacteria are for their species to survive, so are us humans! Here are some new treatments found for antibiotic-resistant superbugs.

Get Your Kids Out the Door: 10 Tips for a Smooth Start to the Day
Far from your kids’ fairy tales where woodland creatures help make their bed and breakfast, real-life mornings are often stressful. Fortunately, a smart parent can implement a number of tips and tricks to make mornings go by as smoothly as buttercream!

How to Manage and Support a Loved One With Tocophobia
Tocophobia is a mental condition; it has nothing to do with the mother’s physical body, so dismissing her fears because she’s young, healthy, and able isn’t going to make them go away. The first step to supporting a mother with tocophobia is accepting the experience is real and valid.

Is Cheese as Addictive as Drugs? Casein point!
You might assume that it’s just because cheese really is that good, but studies show that there’s more to it than that – our bodies are wired to crave cheese to the point of addiction! Casomorphins in cheese bind to the opiate receptors and release a pleasure hormone called dopamine. That rush of feel-good hormones is what keeps you coming back for cheese and other milk products.

One Step Closer to Cracking the Mystery of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
CFS is poorly understood by the medical community, to the point that it’s sometimes invalidated altogether by some health care providers. However, researchers at Griffith University’s National Centre for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Diseases have uncovered new information about the cause and pathophysiology of CFS. With this discovery, new hope for a treatment and better quality of life for people with CFS has been kindled.