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Posts tagged kidneys

July 4, 2011

 

glass

Is It Okay To Drink Urine?

Water is water right? Is drinking urine really that bad for you?

September 10, 2009

 

Inside man's open mouth

Why We Need Bacteria

Come to find out, bacteria is not all that bad. In fact, it's quite necessary for human life to thrive.

June 17, 2009

 

Whale jumping out of ocean water

How Whales Became Sailors

Learn how whales became sailors on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Kidney Stones

“Stone” is actually a misleading word, since we might tend to think of a round, smooth pebble. Although some kidney stones are round and smooth, others are jagged, shaped like tiny starfish.

September 27, 2003

 

Soy and Your Kidneys

Soy milk, soy cheese, soy burgers, tofu–you’ve no doubt heard plenty about how good soy is for your body. It’s high in protein, fiber and healthy oils; and among other benefits, it reduces one’s risk of cardiovascular disease. But have you heard that soy can cause kidney stones?

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