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Swallows and more swallows by Ruth K. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 6:13pm Barn Swallow Mosquito season has not yet arrived but there are many flying insects on the surfaces of local ponds, swamps and rivers. There seems to be an abundance of swallows around this year compared to last year and I have finally been able to identify every Ontario swallow except the Purple Martin. It can be a challenge to focus ... Read on »
How to Give Men Head: To swallow or not to swallow is the question by Jack Hutson Posted Wed 05 Jan 2011 11:06am One of the primary questions that woman encounter when giving head is whether to swallow or not. Have you heard the adage, bad girls suck good girls swallow, well it will certainly create a special bond between you and your partner if you swallow and no don't worry there isn't a woman in the world who is allergic to good ol cum but if the ... Read on »
Many swallows at the 106th South Tunnel by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:08pm A flock of swallows have chosen the tunnel under 106th South as their new neighborhood. If you look closely at the openings in the nests, you can see the beaks of swallows that are in the nests. My guess is they are cliff swallows because they don't have forked tails, have the correct coloring, and their nests look like those from cliff swallow ... Read on »
Swallow your Surgeon in the future by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 11:03pm This is still a bit away from coming to a hospital near you, but the technology would be to swallow the instrument doing the surgery, wild stuff!  We have all heard of the iPill and others that one swallows that takes pictures and relays data back, and there’s also one with a blue tooth chip as well, but this would be swallowing the instrument wi ... Read on »
YOUR DOG SWALLOWED WHAT??? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 10 Jan 2010 11:00pm Some of our dog-owning readers may have heard that question being asked by their veterinarian and/or their friends following an episode of unusual and unacceptable behavior by their family dog. That behavior is referred to as "pica," which really means that the dog is eating and swallowing substances that are not considered food. Pica frequently ... Read on »
Spit or Swallow? by Nicci T. Health MavenFacebook Posted Fri 16 Nov 2012 4:14am By Zoe Adams  I’ve been with my partner now for over four years – well, four years, two months and five days, if you want to get technical about it. In our time together, we’ve had our ups and downs, like any couple. We know each other’s likes and dislikes, even when it comes down to something silly like a pizza topping (I personally lo ... Read on »
Swallowing Disorder: More Common Than You Think by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 18 Sep 2013 12:00am Everyone can swallow, right? Even babies. Wrong. It turns out swallowing is an intricate, difficult series of very small actions that depend on the tongue, the , the , and the . It’s a combination of reflexive muscular actions.  I have a dear friend who has been in the hospital for two months for something totally different, but one of the gat ... Read on »
FDA Approves “PillCam” That You Swallow For Colonoscopy Procedures by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 05 Feb 2014 1:24am It’ been a long wait in the US as the PillCam has been approved for use in other countries for a number of years.  You swallow it and the imaging begins.  Of course it remains in your body for a while and then it takes the normal way out via the colon.  The PillCam costs $500.00 and is a lot less expensive than a regular colonoscopy.  Ini ... Read on »
The swallow nest is gone from the tunnel at 98th South by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:08pm After I park at the 98th South entrance to the Jordan River Parkway, I walk through the tunnel under the street and then about 100 yards to the edge of the river, where the path ends. I noticed this morning that the nest built by the two swallows who dwell there had been removed. All traces of the mud were gone, so it wasn't a case of someone t ... Read on »
Time For My Swallowing Test! by Bill S. Health Maven Posted Wed 05 May 2010 4:47am In about 20 minutes Gail and I will head to the hospital for a modified barium swallowing study.  This is what it looks like.  (NOTE:  This is NOT my study… I’m told, however, that I will be provided with a copy of the film, so watch for it this afternoon!) It’s really quite the simple thing.  If I’m leaking food into my t ... Read on »