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Prison means better health care for some

For some people, going to prison can mean better access to health care than on the outside. Most people leaving prison were happy with the health care they received in jail, an Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report has found. More than half said their physical health improved in jail, while a third reported… Read More »

Your Best Tips for a Better Uber or Lyft Trip

Who, in a million years, ever thought that the ridesharing idea would fly? You’re going to pay total strangers to drive you around in their own cars? Really now? Well, yes. Services like Lyft and Uber may have decimated the taxi industry and clogged big-city streets with cars. But they also allow millions of drivers… Read More »

You should pick your nose — and eat it, too! And other prescriptions for a better immune system

Should you pick your nose? Don’t laugh. Scientifically, it’s an interesting question. Should your children pick their noses? Should your children eat dirt? Maybe: Your body needs to know what immune challenges lurk in the immediate environment. Should you use anti-bacterial soap or hand sanitizers? No. Are we taking too many antibiotics? Yes. “I tell… Read More »