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December 16, 2011

 

At high altitudes, fluid can accumulate inside a mountain climber's lungs, preventing oxygen from entering the blood.

All About High Altitude Pulmonary Edema: HAPE

When fluid blocks the passage of oxygen into the lungs, the resulting suffocation is known as drowning, whether or not the person is submerged in water.

February 6, 2007

 

Tanks, Guns, and Sulfa Powder

Find out how this early antibacterial drug helped the American troops in WWII.

February 5, 2004

 

Flu Shot Through the Heart

Are there added benefits to getting a yearly flu shot? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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