It’s “illegal” to be fat in Japan. Your waistline is measured every year and if it’s too high, you are giving dieting guidance. Companies and local governments that fail to meet requirements will receive financial penalties.
Scientist in Nevada are creating sheep that are part human with the main purpose “to produce a source of organs, especially livers, to transplant someday into humans.“
The Surgeon General of the United States of America is obese.
Parts of India have “pig toilets” in which human feces are fed to pigs and the pigs are later eaten. This poses some health concerns.
The frequency of a cat’s purr can improve bone density and promote healing.
Up to half of the world population is infected with Toxoplasmosis, a parasitical infection possibly linked to depression, anxiety and schizophrenia.
Super Glue effectively closes wounds, and was credited with saving many lives in Vietnam.
Steve Jobs died because he refused medical treatment for his cancer. Instead, he tried a vegan diet, acupuncture, herbal remedies and other treatments he found online, and even consulted a psychic.
Germany has the world’s oldest universal health care system, dating back to Otto von Bismarck’s Social legislation in 1883.
US Radium employed girls to paint glow-in-the-dark dials with radium paint, telling them to shape the brush points with their lips or fingers. When employees later started losing their jaws, company-paid examiners covered it up and claimed they had syphilis.