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‘Oil Pulling’: An Old Remedy is Getting a New Life

Posted on 03/25/2014 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthCan swishing oil in your mouth for 20 minutes a day really whiten your teeth, sweeten your breath, improve your skin and get rid of your migraines? More to the point, is it even possible to swish oil in your mouth for that long without gagging? We’re talking about an ancient Indian folk remedy called oil pulling that suddenly has found new life, thanks to popular actresses trying it and social media sites such as Pinterest helping spread the word. Oil …

Alimentary School: Learn 6 Amazing Facts From ‘Gulp’

Posted on 04/5/2013 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthWhy did Elvis Presley die sitting on the toilet?  Whose flatulence is worse, men’s or women’s? How many pints of saliva do we produce every day? What causes morning breath? What three foods are most likely to kill someone? Do prisoners really smuggle stuff in their rectums? Science writer Mary Roach has examined something we do everyday —eat, chew, swallow, digest, defecate — and turned it into a rollicking, informative, downright funny explanation of  everything that happens in our digestive …