You have most likely had the test. When the super dry tongue depressor presses your tongue down so that the Q tip can reach the back of your throat - so far in the back so that you gag a little.
The Q tip will either reveal the presence of Streptococus pyogenes, the main cause of strep throat, or not. Sometimes, in about 5% of cases, the cause is another type of strep (Streptococcus C or G.)
So Now You Are Celebrating Surviving The End Of The World - But Expect After Effects For A Few Weeks
For the last three weeks we've had constant PM's and comments on Doomsday Debunked as a result of a viral hoax that pranked probably hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. Perhaps you are one of them, and got scared of an alien invasion?
It’s on the basis of some tweets by anonymous people that sketched a bizarre story that for some reason got many hooked, partly because it made no sense and they kept puzzling over this bizarre stupid story, even knowing it was silly, still they couldn’t help but nag away at it and getting more and more scared because it didin’t make sense.
New research findings suggest that most vulnerable patients across Africa are at risk of receiving sub-optimal malaria treatment
Randa Jarrar, an English professor at Fresno State, is rightfully in hot water. In a Twitter tirade, she called the recently deceased Barbara Bush an "amazing racist" and said she was "happy the witch is dead." For good measure, she wished death upon the rest of the Bush Family.
Nuts have increasingly been viewed over the years as very beneficial, delivering a range of health benefits by the handful.
However, according to the findings of a new study, that reputation may be fairly misleading because a nut-eater has to be inclined towards a healthy lifestyle in order to enjoy their benefits.
Is using acupuncture to treat pain in soldiers, even in combat, a good idea? No, it's not, for reasons that I will explain below. But first, in case you're in the mood for some propaganda that is worthy of Pravda then take a look at an article in Health.mil, which recommends that acupuncture should be used to "help" injured soldiers, even during combat.
The scholars are blaming modern monoculture farming, commercial forestry and gardeners could be making it harder for honeybees to store food and fight off diseases, a new study suggests. Human changes to the landscape, such as large areas of monoculture grassland for livestock grazing, and coniferous forests for timber production, is affecting the diversity of the ‘microbiome’ associated with honeybees’ long-term food supply, the authors claim.