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What could be more perfect than getting some extra vitamins in fruit-flavoured water? Well, here are a few things to ask yourself before you reach for that bottle.

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We need water to survive and to maintain balance between the environment inside our cells and that on the outside, but is it possible to drink too much?

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Seeing ancient Egyptian mummies like King Tut tells us that people have been preserving dead bodies for a long time.

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Among the many sexually transmitted infections (STIs), you have probably heard of ‘the clap’. This infection is also called gonorrhea since it is caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

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So how does laser eye surgery actually work?

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We all know that exposure to the sun can cause our skin to darken or even burn. But what are the long-term effects of this sun exposure? And is it the same for tanning beds as it is for natural sunlight?

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A few inches of latex tube rolled up on itself and sealed hermetically in a little foil wrapper doesn’t seem like much, does it? Unfurled and applied properly, the ultrathin barrier fitted snugly between a person and the

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Condoms are an effective way to reduce the chance of pregnancy and prevent sexually transmitted infections (STI). There are a whole bunch of options to choose from, but not all of them are as good at preventing pregnancy and STIs.

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It seems like a new breakthrough in stem cell research is announced almost every day.

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Dr. Keith Brunt is a research fellow in regenerative medicine and uses stem cells in his research..

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