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You know how Santa Claus is always depicted with rosy red cheeks? We have a theory that Mr. Claus has the skin condition, rosacea. Rosacea is a skin condition affecting about 14 million adults in the United States. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
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What are heat and cold receptors and how do they help regulate skin's temperature?
Learn some fun and interesting facts about the human body on this Moment of Science.