06 May War on alcohol continues

Armed with hand-held breathalyzers and EKGs, German scientists put in a hard month's work at Munich's Oktoberfest as they mingled with thousands of men and women who were "under the stress of alcohol," to use the scientific term. Now they're reporting in the European Heart Journal...

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06 May Bad stomach? Try a hot pepper

Have an upset stomach? A new study suggests that chili peppers might help. It may sound bizarre, but researchers at the University of Connecticut found that a chemical in chili peppers played a role in the calming the gut, at least in mice. Apparently, there's a...

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