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The common cold is really just a collection of symptoms caused by the reaction of your immune system to viruses.

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Even though the consequences of a head injury can be severe, you can keep yourself safe while playing hockey by wearing properly fitted protective head gear such as helmets and making smart decisions on the ice.

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Sleeping near someone who snores can be a nuisance; however, it can also be a sign of a serious health concern. How so? Well, snoring is a possible symptom of a sleep disorder called obstructive sleep apnea (OSA for short).

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Scientists aren't really sure as to why your heart rate is linked with your breathing, but some studies suggest that the human body saves energy in this way, by increasing the efficiency of oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange in your lungs.

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At a time when many schools are cutting music programs due to budget constraints, researchers are trying to understand how music affects our minds and bodies by asking, "What are the benefits of music?"

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Giant hogweed, why the frenzy of fear? The sap of the giant hogweed can cause severe burns and even temporary blindness. It’s a very obnoxious noxious weed!

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Have you ever gone to the dentist and, while working their magic on your teeth, they correctly guess the sort of food and drinks you’ve had lately? This mysterious feat of dental clairvoyance may seem impressive at first, but the evidence is wr

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There is nothing more frustrating than waking up the day of a special event to discover a big red pimple right on your face! To ward off the zits, check out a holistic approach to diet, topical treatments and cleansers.

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Approximately 500 people drown in Canada every year. As you can image in Canada keeping your heas above the water is important from coast to coast to coast.

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The bulk of the fingernail is made of a protein called keratin, although that just scratches the surface.

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