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Do probiotics work? Weighing the pros and cons of balancing gut bacteria
In the 1980s, CJ Rapp created super-caffeinated Jolt Cola to give the body a charge. But tastes have changed, and today he's offering something to calm people down: beverages with a shot of live bacterial organisms that he says help soothe stressed nerves and keep you healthy. Rapp runs Karma Culture, a five-year-old company outside Rochester, N. Full Story
Ask Dr. K: Don't worry if you're diagnosed with an astigmatism
DEAR DOCTOR K >> At my last visit, my eye doctor told me I have astigmatism. He told me what that means, but I still don't really understand what it is. Please explain it to me. DEAR READER >> Astigmatism means that the eye's cornea has an irregular shape, which causes vision problems. Astigmatism is very common; I am among the several billion people who have it. Full Story
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Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up
Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.