Let’s get to the bottom of farting. Everybody passes gas—it’s a natural part of being human. But what causes it, and how many a day is “normal”? Gas comes from two sources: air and real gas. Air, which is mostly odorless, results from swallowing. Real gas is produced when bacteria in the colon ferments food. […]

Pound for pound, Americans are overweight. Both as a stereotype and in reality. Nearly 42% of adults in the U.S. are obese. Obesity-related medical treatments cost about $190.2 billion per year. Work absenteeism due to obesity costs around $4.3 billion annually. Some places contribute more to this problem than others. WalletHub compared 100 of the […]