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April 29, 2013

 

temperature measure

Anatomy Of A Fever

Your body works hard to raise its temperature, but in the meantime, you get the chills. Why?

September 27, 2003

 

Anatomy of a Fever

When immune cells detect an infectious organism, they produce fever-making chemicals. These chemicals prompt the body to produce prostaglandins, which turn up the thermostat in the brain.

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