Health Facts

Health Facts: Heavy marijuana smokers are at risk for some of the same health effects as cigarette smokers, like bronchitis and other respiratory illnesses.


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Health Fact: Frequent jet lag can damage memory - Stress hormones released during jet lag can damage the temporal lobe and memory.


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Facts about Health: The human brain is the fattest organ in the body and may consists of at least 60% fat.


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Fact about Health: If you wore glasses that flipped images upside down, your brain would eventually correct your vision, and you'd see things the right way up.


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Health Information: The average British woman spends US$160,000 on make-up in a lifetime.


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Information about Health: 82% of Americans believe in some kind of afterlife.


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Health Facts: Taller women are more likely to get cancer, according to a study.


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Health Fact: Over the years, nail polish has included some pretty bizarre ingredients, including formaldehyde, beeswax, and gelatin.


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Facts about Health: You can't hear phone conversations in noisy rooms - The brain can't distinguish background noise from the voice on the phone.


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Fact about Health: Women spend over 4 years (in total) of their lives menstruating.


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Health Information: One hour spent sitting in front of the TV burns around 65 Calories.


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Information about Health: Obese drivers are 78% more likely to die in a car crash.


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Health Facts: More people in the world are suffering from obesity than from hunger.


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Health Fact: In a lifetime, your brain's long-term memory can hold as many as 1 quadrillion (1 million billion) separate bits of information.


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Facts about Health: One pint of donated blood can save up to 3 lives.


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Fact about Health: A Father's Diet Before Conception Plays a Crucial Role in its Child's Health.


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Health Information: The ancient Egyptians believed that the heart, along with other major organs, had wills of their own and could move around inside the body!


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Information about Health: Around half of the brain is used for seeing and vision.


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Health Facts: The nails on a woman's hands and feet typically grow more slowly than the nails on a man's.


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Health Fact: On average, people who complain live longer. Releasing the tension increases immunity and boosts their health.


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Facts about Health: The brain uses less power than a refrigerator light - The brain uses 12 watts of power - 17% of the body's energy.


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Fact about Health: Mosquitoes prefer blood type 'O' to any other.


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Health Information: The average heart beats 72 times a minute! This adds up to around 100,000 times a day, and 3,600,000 a year!


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Information about Health: There's a one in three chance that your first heart attack will be your last.


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Health Facts: An average woman in the UK will own 111 handbags in her lifetime.


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Health Fact: 1 in every 200 young American women claims to have experienced a 'virgin pregnancy'.


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Facts about Health: 8% of your body weight is in your blood.


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Fact about Health: Oral health is linked to general health.


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Health Information: Laughing 100 times is equivalent to 15 minutes of exercise on a stationary bicycle.


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Information about Health: The average person spends 3 months of its lifetime sitting on the toilet.


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Health Facts: Sleeping less than 7 hours each night reduces your life expectancy.


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Health Fact: Sounds scary, but it's the truth. Your mouth is so close to your sinuses and major arteries that run to your heart. A tooth infection can easily spread to the blood and be pumped throughout your body with the aide of your heart or sinuses. Always head to the dentist when you feel there is an abscess or infection of some kind.


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Facts about Health: In an average lifetime human skin completely replaces itself 900 times.


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Fact about Health: A newborn baby's brain grows about three times its size in the first year.


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Health Information: Legalizing marijuana would generate $8.7 billion in federal and state tax revenue per year.


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Information about Health: A newborn has a much faster heartbeat, beating from 70 to 190 beats per minute.


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