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There are certain things everyone seems to know about health and our bodies. Here are some interesting health facts about the human body and its parts.

  • During a sneeze, all of your bodily functions momentarily stop, even your heart.
  • Someone dies of tobacco use approximately every 6 seconds.
  • The flu kills about 36,000 people each year in the US.
    Health Facts

    About 10% of the world’s population is left-handed.

  • Over 90% of diseases are caused or complicated by stress.
  • Smokers can lose 1/3 of their everyday memory.
  • 28% of kids between ages 2 and 5 have at least one tooth cavity thanks to soda drinks and sweets.
  • Each year in America there are about 300,000 deaths that can be attributed to obesity.
  • There are 5 million scent receptors located within a human beings nose.
  • Approximately 100 million people in the U.S. have some sort of chronic disease.
  • The acid in your stomach is strong enough to dissolve razor blades.
  • Viruses are about 100 times smaller in size than bacteria.
  • The kidneys filter over 400 gallons of blood each day.
  • Over 40 million Americans have chronic bad breath.
  • Eighty percent of 10 year old girls in the USA go on a diet.
  • Kissing can aid in reducing tooth decay.
  • Drilling holes in the skull was common practice in the early days of brain surgery.
  • 37 million bacteria are added to the room every hour a new person comes in.
  • People that have any form of gum disease are put at twice the risk to have a stroke or heart attack.

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