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Inflammation is part of the body's normal healing process. Why does inflammation hurt? Read on to learn more.

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Is it really possible to lock lips, literally? Well, you can all breathe a little easier now. Locking braces is extremely rare.

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What is slimy, has three jaws, about 300 teeth, and likes to suck on your scrumptious human blood? Fact: An adult leech can consume 10 times its own body weight before falling off to slowly digest its meal.

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Summer is now officially upon us, but with just a little negligence the golden tan become an ugly shade of red. But what is actually happening to your skin to cause these effects?

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Lately it seems like all the foods we love are bad for our health. So it does not come as a surprise that cola beverages can have adverse effects on our bone mineral density.

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Some scientists believe that thrill-seekers are hardwired differently than risk-avoiders. Thrill-seekers may have fewer dopamine receptors (dopamine is a molecule that plays an important role in the reward and motivation center of the brain).

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Music makes the movie. Psycho's famous shower scene would be nothing without the accompanying high-pitched, blood-curdling violin crashes.

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Despite what your parents may say, playing video games can be useful. Studies have shown that they can assist with development of advanced hand-eye coordination, problem solving and logical thinking skills, etc.

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Using bacteria as drug delivery systems inside the body.

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