Getting There, Alive
2. It's involved in making memories.
3. It helps you breathe.
4. It initiates relaxation.
5. It translates messages between gut and brain.
6. It is the most common cause of fainting, due to overstimulation.
Q: What percentage of your body weight is made up by blood?
A: 8%, or about 5.3 quarts.
Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China, whose artifacts and treasures include the famed Terracotta Army, died after ingesting several pills of mercury, which he believed would grant him eternal life.
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