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'Mother Dirt' Product Does Away With The Need For Showering, But Would You Want To?

If you could go years on end without showering, would you want to? Well, that option is here. A new product called "Mother Dirt" has come out that purportedly eliminates the need for showering — for years!

New Paint Kills infection-Causing Bacteria and Saves Lives

Read on to learn more about Paint Shield, a new and exciting anti-bacterial paint from Sherwin-Williams that may greatly reduce the number of hospital related infections.

Ventricular Assist Devices: You Gotta Have Heart

Learn more about ventricular assist devices (VADs), which are mechanical heart pumps that represent a significant advancement in heart failure treatment and surgery.

Poop Scoop: FMT Transplants Disgust and Delight Medical Researchers

 Poop transplants are saving lives every day. Read on for rmore information  BEFORE  your next meal even though the yuck factor may still be significant.

Algae: New Source Of Omega-3 Saves Oceans From Overfishing

Besides being used as an alternative energy source for industrial applications, algae is now under investigation as a viable source of omega-3.

Internal Wearable Tech: Menstrual Cup That Will Never Runneth Over

Does your vagina talk to you? If it could, what do you think it would say? Well, meet the world's first texting menstrual  cup that informs you when its full and needs to be emptied.

iPhone Case /Stethoscope: Hello, Whose Heart is Beating, Please?

Meet the Steth-IO iPhone case that doubles as a stethoscope. If your mouth just dropped open, keep it there, for the inventor of this clever medical device is just 16 years of age. Read on for more on this brilliant boy and his amazing medical innovation.

Genetically Modified Micropigs Made To Fight Pests Might Make Fine Pets

Genetically modified micropigs? In MY local pet shop? It's more likely than you'd think thanks to a Chinese genomics institute whose GMO mini-porkers were originally designed to help researchers find cures for human diseases.

The First FDA-Approved 3D-Printed Drug: An Easy Pill To Swallow

Read on for more information about Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, the very first company to sell a 3-D printed, FDA-approved prescription pill. Known as Spritam, this drug could bring relief to more than 3 million adults and children in America who suffer from certain types of epileptic seizures.

New Pet Mat Provides Relief With Copper And Bamboo Charcoal

If you have a senior pet, you're probably especially sensitive to her movements.  She may move slowly, favor one leg or hip, or show more fatigue after exercise or a walk than she used to. Achy Paws carries a Copper Comfort Pet Mat that provides relief and warmth to your dogs and cats, using age-old earth-produced natural curative materials - copper and bamboo charcoal.  How do these materials work?