Tagged: Health

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Temperatura

I popped into the pharmacy yesterday to get some cold and flu pills. “Hello,” I said, in Croatian. “I need something for a cold.” “What symptoms do you have?” asked the pharmacist, also in Croatian. I pointed to my nose, my eyes, my throat. The usual suspects, I thought. “Vitamins?”...

News dump 0

News dump

When you are an international toilet woman of mystery, you get sent a lot of interesting toilet related links. Here’s a few I received this week. How much does your poo weigh?This device was actually designed to show people how much weight they ‘lose’ after going to the toilet but...

One Water launches in Australia 0

One Water launches in Australia

A friend recently pointed out that paying $1 a litre for petrol is nothing, when in the same service station you can pay up to $9 a litre for water. Why Australians would pay so much for something that comes out of our taps in abundance practically for free is...

Faeces: public enemy #1 1

Faeces: public enemy #1

When Val Curtis wanted to effect some real good, she turned to the powers of evil.   Dr Curtis, an anthropologist, decided positive action needed to be taken to stop the millions of unnecessary deaths from diseases caused by dirty hands. Handwashing with soap can reduce the risk of diarrhoea...

Hands, Toilets, Work & Diamonds 0

Hands, Toilets, Work & Diamonds

A Cape Cod boy was retrieving his toothbrush from the family toilet when he found two diamond rings lodged in the pipes.   Apparently, the former owner had placed the rings on a piece of toilet paper after cleaning them and had accidentally flushed them 12 years before. Remarkably, the...

What’s normal? 5

What’s normal?

I received a bookmark in the post on Friday for the new Australian Government website dedicated to bladder and bowel health www.bladderbowel.gov.au.   The new website is part of the National Continence Management Strategy and builds on the success of the National Toilet map. I love the Toilet Map. There...