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Seven Amazing Facts About the Spine

The spinal cord consists of 13.5 million neurons. The spinal cord is very flexible and can withstand hundreds of kilograms of pressure. When you lie flat on your back with your knees raised, you are putting 11 kilograms of pressure...

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Chris Evert’s ovarian cancer diagnosis: What to know about prevention

Tennis legend Chris Evert recently revealed that she is battling stage 1C ovarian cancer. The 67-year-old tennis legend who has won 18 Grand Slam singles titles and three Grand Slam doubles titles during her career, opened up about her diagnosis on Twitter and in an ESPN report that she co-wrote with her colleague, Chris...

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Smoking surge in young during Covid lockdown

England saw a rise in young adults taking up smoking during the first lockdown, according to a study. The number of 18 to 34-year-olds who classed themselves as smokers increased by a quarter, from 21.5% to 26.8%, says Cancer Research UK....

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Search for Covid’s origins stalled, scientists say

"The window of opportunity" to conduct crucial studies into how the Covid-19 pandemic started is closing, senior scientists have said. A team appointed by the World Health Organization to find the cause of the outbreak say the process has stalled....

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