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When you bite into a pepper you feel a burning sensation on your tongue. How does this happen.
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Did you know that around 20% of kids missed school last year because of back pain caused by backpacks?
What is the next thing you do after you cry a little and flinch -- well rub the area where you got the ouch? Why do that?
If you've ever had a painful injury, you may be interested to know that music can be therapeutic.
Have you heard that hot peppers might be the key to a new type of anesthetic that blocks pain without making you numb or paralyzed?
Have you ever felt pain in your legs, or more of an uncomfortable tingling sensation really, up and down your leg from top to bottom?