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Posts tagged tonsils

June 3, 2011


man with mouth open

Should I Have My Tonsils Removed?

Say, "Ahh!" Why do we have tonsils and why are they sometimes taken out?

March 8, 2006


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What’s The Point Of The Appendix?

Can you really survive without an appendix?

August 4, 2005


Tongue Thrust

When a person doesn’t swallow correctly, it’s called a tongue thrust because the tongue, one of the most powerful muscles in the body, thrusts against the teeth when swallowing, over time forcing them out of alignment. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 19, 2005


Tonsils…Who Needs ‘Em?

Should my tonsils be removed? Why would this be done?

October 2, 2003


Snoring and Cognition

Learn how snoring disorders can effect cognition in your children on this Moment of Science.

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