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60,000 Miles of Vessels

60,000 miles?  That’s a lot of blood vessels!  Of course, the exact length would vary according to the size of the person.  Think about how far our blood must travel through these blood vessels, day after day!  Your body has … Continue reading

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The Brain Game

Most of our brain cells will last our entire lives.  A few areas of the brain will grow new cells until we are toddlers, but only the area responsible for memories and learning will keep adding cells.  The best way … Continue reading

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