Because pregnancy increases the amount of blood flowing through the body, including to the skin, many pregnant women do get a rosy glow, but that's not all.
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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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Many a bet has been lost on the question: Can you get a sunburn through a window?
The difference in pain is due to the way each insect obtains blood. Mosquitoes have mouth parts that are highly modified for piercing; they have a sharp proboscis, a prominent tube-like part that extends from their head and houses organs known as stylets which work like hypodermic needles to penetrate the skin and suck up your blood.