We're been hearing for a while that a glass of wine a day is good for your health, that it's actually better than not drinking at all. But a new study from University College London suggests that the benefits of a daily drink may have been exaggerated. Learn more
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Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.
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Long a company whose business had been making dyes, the Friedrich Bayer & Co. plunges into the budding pharmaceutical industry when it trademarks a drug created by one of its chemists, a man named Felix Hoffmann. It registers the medication, acetylsalicylic acid, under the name “Aspirin.” Hoffmann had also created a drug the company thought had more potential. It was called “Heroin.” Get the full story.