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    Flu shots only work about 70% of the time.
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    Poor eyesight (myopia) is associated with higher IQ.
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    If your DNA was stretched out it would reach to the moon 6,000 times.
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    About 400 different kinds of microbes live on and in the human body.
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    During menstruation, the sensitivity of a woman's middle finger is reduced.
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    Common pesticides such as roach, termite, and flea insecticide can be found in the bodies of the majority of Americans.
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    If you were to roll a lung from a human body and out flat it would be the size of a tennis court.
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    Applying vodka to your face helps tighten your pores and can reduce the risk of acne breakouts.
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    When you fall in love, that 'high' feeling is caused by a flood of dopamine that is similar to that of cocaine.
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    A study in the UK states that men need at least two "guys nights out" each week to stay healthy.
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    Every hour one billion cells in the body must be replaced.
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    One or two alcohol drinks a day can be anti-inflammatory.
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    People who sleep late have more mental stamina and can outperform early risers.
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    Only 1% of bacteria cause disease.
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    A hard working adult sweats up to 4 gallons per day. Most of the sweat evaporates before a person realizes it's there, though!
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