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October 10, 2014

 

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The Battle Over Iron

Iron can be used by our body for good or bad, depending on which cells get a hold of it.

June 3, 2011

 

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Should I Have My Tonsils Removed?

Say, "Ahh!" Why do we have tonsils and why are they sometimes taken out?

March 22, 2010

 

herpes

What Is Herpes Simplex?

You've heard a lot of talk about herpes simplex... now it's time to get the facts.

March 18, 2010

 

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How Do Vaccines Keep People Healthy And Safe?

Have you ever gotten a vaccine and wondered what it did for your body?

June 17, 2008

 

Citizens of Mexico City protecting themselves

The Flu Epidemic

The most lethal epidemic killer is more common than you might think, the flu. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 9, 2007

 

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The High-tech Napkin

Find out how scientists take a simple concept like a napkin and apply it to cutting edge technology!

March 8, 2006

 

A diagrap of the human body

What’s The Point Of The Appendix?

Can you really survive without an appendix?

August 18, 2005

 

Food Allergies

Do you know what a food allergy is? A study has shown that 25% of adults believe they have food allergies. According to doctors, the number of adults who actually have food allergies is more like 1 or 2%. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 19, 2005

 

Tonsils…Who Needs ‘Em?

Should my tonsils be removed? Why would this be done?

September 27, 2003

 

To Immunize or Not to Immunize…

Vaccines consist of mild doses of disease-causing bacteria or virus that trigger the creation of antibodies that fight infection.

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