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Gemma Fischer

Gemma Fischer

Freelance writer

Gemma is a Halifax-based freelance writer. She specializes in writing blog posts and creating social media content for creative businesses. When Gemma isn’t writing, she can be found reading, sipping on holy basil tea, thrifting, hiking and doing her best at practicing the art of slow living.
 · 4 min read

Old-Person Smell Is Actually A Thing, And Here’s Where It Comes From

It’s no longer a major wonder that elderly people have a certain peculiar smell about them. Sometimes, when they try to use deodorant and fragrances, they can’t entirely mask this ‘grandparents’ scent. Most people think it’s because of their clothes, or hair, or perhaps, their sweat, but it’s not particularly any of these. Even when […]

Gemma Fischer

Gemma Fischer

Freelance writer

 · 2 min read

Scientists Reconstruct the face of a 1,000-Year-Old Viking Warrior Woman

The skeleton of a Viking woman who was buried in Soloør, Norway alongside a hoard of deadly weaponry was ‘brought to life’ using facial recognition technology. She lived over 1,000 years ago, and her remains are now preserved in Oslo’s Museum of Cultural History.[1] With cutting-edge facial recognition technology, British scientists have brought her features […]

Gemma Fischer

Gemma Fischer

Freelance writer

 · 3 min read

Would You Try Human Meat, if it was Grown in a Lab?

Richard Dawkins, an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and author voices his questions on Twitter while sharing a link to an article on lab-grown “clean-meat”.  Dawkins is known as an outspoken critic for intelligent design and creationism. Once again he’s sparked discussion on a controversial subject: whether or not human meat could be grown, and whether […]

Gemma Fischer

Gemma Fischer

Freelance writer

 · 3 min read

Liver Damage from Supplements is On the Rise, Scientists Say

So much for health: A study published in the Journal of Hepatology found dietary and herbal supplements lead to liver damage 20 percent of the time. “While many Americans believe supplements to be safe, government regulations (Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994) require less safety evidence to market products than what is required for conventional pharmaceuticals” Dr. […]

Gemma Fischer

Gemma Fischer

Freelance writer

 · 11 min read

Body Signals: 9 Signs That Your Body is Crying for Help

We may never understand it all, but our bodies have been perfectly and intricately designed. In fact, it even seems to talk to us sometimes – that is, if we choose to listen. For example, our body has mechanisms to warn us when we’re falling ill such as the tickle in your throat or that subtle chill […]

Gemma Fischer

Gemma Fischer

Freelance writer

 · 8 min read

6 Ways To Remove Indoor Air Pollution (Step-by-step)

Are you always cold, only to break out into terrible sweats, especially at night time? Do you constantly feel tired or weak, like you are in a fog, and can’t focus? Is every day a question of whether or not you’ll get a headache or have digestive problems? The first steps to combatting these symptoms […]

Gemma Fischer

Gemma Fischer

Freelance writer

 · 5 min read

How to Help Relieve Any Headache in 10 Minutes Without Pills

Headaches always seem to strike when it’s least convenient. The morning of an important presentation at work, in the middle of your family vacation, or just when you are about to head out to celebrate running your first half marathon. No matter what, they ruin your plans. Headaches can make it difficult to concentrate on […]

Gemma Fischer

Gemma Fischer

Freelance writer

 · 8 min read

21 Signs of Iron Deficiency That Every Woman Needs to Know About

It’s a very common scenario: a patient comes into my office complaining of fatigue, struggling to recover from exercise or make it through their workday. Iron deficiency symptoms in women presents itself in myriad ways. These are all classic signs of anemia, a medical condition that occurs when your blood doesn’t have enough red blood […]

Gemma Fischer

Gemma Fischer

Freelance writer

 · 6 min read

All the Ways Miracle Product Borax Could Be Used to Change Your Life

Deserving of the accolades normally reserved for white vinegar and baking soda, borax is so much more than simply a laundry detergent booster. Used in many households for more than 100 years, borax is a naturally occurring mineral, a product of the seasonal evaporation of salt lakes. It is composed of boron, sodium, water, and […]

Gemma Fischer

Gemma Fischer

Freelance writer