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Why Doctors Have Men “Turn Their Heads and Cough” During Physicals

Why Doctors Have Men “Turn Their Heads and Cough” During Physicals

Daven Hiskey September 19, 2012 4

Today I found out why doctors have men “turn their heads and cough” during a physical. Pretty much all guys have been there at some point or another.  The doctor asks you to drop

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What Causes Lactose Intolerance

What Causes Lactose Intolerance

Scott July 6, 2012 9

Today I found out what causes lactose intolerance. Lactose intolerance is simply the body’s inability to digest lactose. Lactose is a disaccharide, or a molecule made up of two types of sugars, in this

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Large Enough Quantities of Capsaicin (The Thing That Makes Peppers Hot) Can Turn Your Skin Blue

Large Enough Quantities of Capsaicin (The Thing That Makes Peppers Hot) Can Turn Your Skin Blue

Daven Hiskey June 19, 2012 0

Large enough quantities of capsaicin may cause your skin to turn blue-ish, severely inhibit your breathing, cause convulsions, and possible eventual death.  However, the relatively small amount of capsaicin in peppers makes it unlikely

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You Can Survive Being Exposed to the Near Vacuum of Space for About 90 Seconds With No Longterm Damage

You Can Survive Being Exposed to the Near Vacuum of Space for About 90 Seconds With No Longterm Damage

Daven Hiskey June 16, 2012 6

Myth: The instant you’re exposed to the near vacuum of space, you’ll lose consciousness, your blood will start to boil, and you’ll explode. (Other variations on this myth include you freezing near instantly from

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Redheads are Harder to Sedate Than Any Other Group

Redheads are Harder to Sedate Than Any Other Group

Daven Hiskey May 22, 2012 1

Redheads are harder to sedate than any other group. Using most common anesthetics, they require on average about 20% more anesthesia.  They also have a higher tolerance for pain than ‘normal’ people. This is

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10 Fascinating Human Body Facts: Part-3

10 Fascinating Human Body Facts: Part-3

Noreen May 16, 2012 1

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What Causes Hiccups

What Causes Hiccups

Scott May 5, 2012 12

Today I found out what causes hiccups. In medical terms, a hiccup can be called a hiccough, a synchronous diaphragmatic flutter, or singlutus. Hiccups are classified into three categories: normal, protracted or persistent, and

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10 Fascinating Facts About The Human Body

10 Fascinating Facts About The Human Body

Noreen May 30, 2011 29

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10 Interesting Things About The Human Body

10 Interesting Things About The Human Body

Noreen May 17, 2011 38

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