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One of the Cheapest Birth Control Delivery Services Is Expanding

Birth control delivery service Nurx now has an iPhone app and operates in 13 states plus DC, with plans to expand to 20 more in the near future. They have the lowest out-of-pocket cost of all our favorites, since they take insurance and don’t require a doctor visit. Sticker prices of the medications are hidden […]

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How to Get Paid to Donate Your Eggs

Flyers advertising egg donation litter community boards at college campuses. “Make up to $8,000 while helping others” is a typical promise. But even though egg donation pays well and doesn’t require any experience (youth is actually a plus), the decision isn’t that easy. Your health and fertility may be at risk, the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Survive Nuclear Fallout

It happened. Bright, white light flashed before your eyes, the power of the sun licked your skin, and you felt a shock wave of dust and debris plow through the city you call home. You’re one of the lucky ones, for now, but your struggle isn’t over yet—not even close.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Survive Nuclear Fallout

It happened. Bright, white light flashed before your eyes, the power of the sun licked your skin, and you felt a shock wave of dust and debris plow through the city you call home. You’re one of the lucky ones, for now, but your struggle isn’t over yet—not even close.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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You Still Have to Finish Your Antibiotics, But Ask These Questions First

You’ve seen the labels on your antibiotic prescriptions: “FINISH ALL THIS MEDICATION unless otherwise directed by prescriber.” It’s been dogma for years, but this rule might not actually be the best way to prevent antibiotic resistance. But don’t throw out your half-used bottle of penicillin just yet. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How Much Should You Worry About Your Tap Water?

Last week the Environmental Working Group unveiled an updated database where you can plug in your zip code and get a report on the contaminants in your tap water. It’s a great tool, in some ways—but it has some serious caveats, too.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How Much Should You Worry About Your Tap Water?

Last week the Environmental Working Group unveiled an updated database where you can plug in your zip code and get a report on the contaminants in your tap water. It’s a great tool, in some ways—but it has some serious caveats, too.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The FDA Wants Cigarettes to Lose Most of Their Nicotine

On Friday, FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced some new cigarette and vaping regulations that the agency will put into place over the next few months or years. One of the biggest: the addictive component of cigarettes will have to go away.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Coke Zero Was a Bullshit Drink From the Beginning

Starting next month, Coke Zero will be gone, replaced with a nearly identical drink that has nearly identical packing and a 100% identical ingredients list. Its replacement, Coke Zero Sugar, will be a bullshit drink, but Coke Zero was a bullshit drink too.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Blowing Germs All Over Someone Else’s Food is Fine When It’s Birthday Cake

According to recent research, blowing all over a birthday cake puts germs on that birthday cake. Pretty obvious when you think about it. Would you ever say, “Friend, please blow on my sandwich?” That would be gross, wouldn’t it?Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Blowing Germs All Over Someone Else’s Food is Fine When It’s Birthday Cake

According to recent research, blowing all over a birthday cake puts germs on that birthday cake. Pretty obvious when you think about it. Would you ever say, “Friend, please blow on my sandwich?” That would be gross, wouldn’t it?Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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