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Medical Facts (Total - 341)
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31 The life span of a taste bud is ten days.
32 It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
33 Give a tennis ball a good, hard squee ze. You're using about the same amount of force your heart uses to pump blood out to the body.
34 The aorta, the largest artery in the body, is almost the diameter of a garden hose.
35 Capillaries, on the other hand, are so small that it takes ten of them to equal the thickness of a human hair.
36 Your body has about 5.6 liters (6 quarts) of blood. This 5.6 liters of blood circulates through the body three times every minute.
37 The heart pumps about 1 million barrels of blood during an average lifetime - that's enough to fill 2 oil super tankers!
38 Babies start dreaming even before they're born.
40 Humans are the only primates that don't have pigment in the palms of their hands.
41 10% of human dry weight comes from bacteria.
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