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Humans Insisted On Mining For These Minerals, Even Though They’re Dangerous.

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… a common condition in parts of rural China and India from people drinking contaminated water. 3.) Quartz. Wikipedia You’ve definitely heard of quartz before. It’s one of the most common minerals in Earth’s crust, and it’s used for a ton of different things. However if your inhale ground up quartz, things can go bad for you real quick. You can contract silicosis (a disease that swells the lungs and makes breathing very difficult), or even lung …

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‘How my mother’s organ donations brought new friendships’ – BBC News

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… with four children,” she explains. “Initially it’s like the lungs came off the shelf – it’s clinical and you don’t attach people to it. “But when you start getting better you want to thank people for it, and you think you visualise the person.” The pair exchanged letters, but their friendship began to blossom when Jane’s daughter Maisie sent Ella a Christmas card. Aged eight at the time, Maisie had thought Ella might be lonely without her …

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Dying Husband Wont Live Long Enough To Meet Newborn, Then Mom Induces Labor Early

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Diane Aulgerwas put in an unthinkable situation. She was pregnant with a baby girl, while her husband, Mark Aulger was dying. Mark became bedridden during her pregnancy. In 2012, after overcoming stage 3 colon cancer, he was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis, a scarring of the lungs that stops the flow of oxygen to the brain and other vital organs. She expected that by the time she gave birth to her beautiful baby girl Savannah, Mark would be gone. She thought she’d be welcoming one new …

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50 Truly Terrifying Creepy Stories Thatll Scare You Into Perpetual Insomnia

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… her. Ten minutes into her story and she was so riled up. She was screaming at the top of her lungs about their breakup. I was worried that the neighbors were going to call the cops – and she wasn’t listening to me when I was asking her to lower the volume. Amidst all of her screaming, one thing she said really freaked me out – she was in such a fit and yelled: I’ll slit his fucking throat. That was a big game changer. Suddenly I had no idea what this girl was capable of. …

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She Thought She Had A Stomach Bug…But This Infection Ended Up Nearly Taking Her Life

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… Her family was ready to say their final goodbyes to her when doctors hooked her up to an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) machine, which allowed her lungs to recover. This ended up saving her life. Facebook / Sophie Royce During her treatment, she lost so much blood that she had to receive 37 transfusions. The sepsis had also caused gangrene in her extremities, so all of her toes and the tips of her fingers needed to be amputated. …

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7 Simple Ways To Breathe Easier With COPD, The Lung Disease Few Know About

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… more. What Is COPD? a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. Symptoms include breathing difficulty, cough, mucus (sputum) production and wheezing.” It’s most often a by-product of another chronic lung disease, and in many cases, it’s associated with emphysema and chronic bronchitis. COPD is linked to tobacco inhalation, workplace inhalation of chemicals and dust, inhalation of fuel fumes, and, in a small percentage of …

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9 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds In Less Than A Week — Or Faster

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… about 11 pounds!! YAAASS. Easy peasy! 2. Lob off your right arm, and remove your brain. According to this illuminating and not-at-all sketchy article, your brain weighs 3 pounds. We already know an arm is about 8 pounds… And boom bam bowwie, 11 pounds lost in NO TIME. View this image › Getty Images/iStockphoto janulla 3. Remove both feet, one hand, and both of your lungs. More fun with math: foot (2 pounds) …

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13 Great Ideas That Were Shot Down When My Doctor Told Me I Dont Get To Have Input In My Appendectomy

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I have a lot of really solid ideas for my upcoming appendix surgery, but my doctor says he wont use any of them because apparently patients dont have any say in what happens to their body. Theyre good ideas, and theyre here if anyone else can use them. 1. Make my appendix into a tiny third lung: According to the brochure I read, the appendix is a small, fleshy pouch connected to the intestines. Since lungs are basically just bigger fleshy pouches in the chest, I figure we could just attach …

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10 Amazing Photos Of The Human Body Under A Microscope

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… our blood, but when we’re stressed we get more. “It widens the airways of the lungs and constricts small blood vessels. This makes the muscles work harder and produces a ‘fight or flight’ response,” he wrote. 4. And these crystals are serotonin. View this image › Science Photo Library / Via Batsford Ninety percent of the serotonin in our body is found in our gut (yes our digestive system, …

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