Few things in life are as frustrating and worrisome as watching your child spit out the medicine you gave her to help lower her fever, stop her terrible cough and just make her better. Most parents have been in the same situation, and it never ceases to worry any of them. You know that with this medication, you can help your child feel better, feel...
New HIV Treatments May Stem From Understanding How Immune Cells Metabolize Cholesterol
Researchers are finding that the way immune cells metabolize cholesterol affects the progression of HIV to AIDS.
Why Spit Spreads Death?
Robert D. Hicks, PhD is the Director of the Mütter Museum and its Historical Medical Library; the William Maul Measey Chair for the History of Medicine; and project director of “Spit Spreads Death: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 in Philadelphia”. In the following post he discusses the museum staff’s journey to explore the influenza pandemic of 1918-19 and what sparked their interest in creating Spit Spreads Death.
Wine 101: Spit!
Wine for the Win The first lesson in Wine 101 is how to spit, he said How to spit!? Not what kind of grape makes what color wine or why some wines taste like tropical fruit and other wines are smoky. Nope. That’s Jonathon Alsop grinning because he’s got wine in his grasp. (Courtesy: Boston Wine School) I asked him to explain more, and this is what he said: Spit happens. His reasoning: when you’re drinking wine at dinner, you swallow it, but…
How to Deal with Spit Up
Dr. Lewis First helps keep down parents concerns and provides information on the "spitting up" topic, known infant heartburn or reflux.
Here's How 23andMe Hopes to Make Drugs From Spit Samples
The company is making a bold move to enter the drug-making business by using the genetic information donated by its clients
A Brief Tour Of The Alimentary Canal, From Spit To You Know What
If you didn't know that spit makes a great spot remover or where prison inmates smuggle cellphones, author Mary Roach can fill you in. There's more than digestion going on down there.
A Beginners Guide To Spitting or Swallowing
From an expert. Sort of. OK, someone who has blown some people.
Exchanging Spit and What Else?
When you are treating one patient for periodontal disease, inquire about with whom they are exchanging saliva, and if that person has not had a recent periodontal assessment, recommend that person also be screened.
Spit It Out! Top Juicy Facts About Spit
We don’t literally mean spit it out, whatever it may be. In fact, it’s never really polite to spit in public (or while reading blogs online). What we reall
What are SPIM, Spam and SPIT?
Just about all internet users have firsthand account of how annoying Spam is; unwanted advertisement or unsolicited email, the door to door salesman of the internet. All those unwanted emails! Unfo…
How to spit with the wine pros.
Spit or swallow? For wine aficionados, the choice is usually dictated by circumstance: At meals you swallow, at tastings you spit (unless the wines bei ...
How to Roast Meat on a Spit
The practice of spit-roasting meat over an open fire goes back for at least 8,000 years, and probably much further than that. It's cooking at its most primal.
5 Salivating Facts About Spit
From spit pacts to spit takes, saliva often gets a bad rap for being another bodily fluid we’d rather ignore. Spit, however, plays an important role in oral health and our everyday lives. The fact that people produce approximately two bathtubs of the stuff annually should provide convincing evidence that slobber serves a purpose. Here...
How to Clean Baby Spit Up from Leather Furniture
Table of Contents advertisement Nicole asked: I have old baby spit up stains on a leather chair, either from breastmilk or formula. They disappear when I use a wet cloth and reappear when the leather is dry. Any help? When stains keep coming back, it’s often because a residue remains. Removing this residue is easy with a few simple steps that will remove the stain for good. This quick cleaning method is safe for use on most finished leather and deodorizes, too! Before…
23andMe; Why I Spit for PD
Bev describes why she had genetic testing done at 23andme and what her results were as they related to Parkinson's disease and Breast Cancer
Who Gives a Spit? Should You?
Whatll you have Eggs Fried over easy scrambled boiled or poached Potatoes Hash browns or steak fries...
How to Prevent the Spread of HIV: What is HIV and How is it Spread?
HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus and is a virus that causes HIV infection. AIDS is the most advanced stage of an HIV infection. HIV is spread through the blood, semen, vaginal fluids and breast milk from an infected person.
What to Know About Aging With HIV
Thanks to medical advances, a growing number of older people are living with HIV. Still, the virus poses health risks. Discover how to age healthfully with HIV.