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BODY POLITICS AROUND THE WORLD

When it comes to body size, what seems clear is that most cultures have a strong opinion, but few agree on the “ideal.”

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STAY STRONG, LOOK GOOD

By on October 1, 2010 in Health & Fitness Category

The desire to look and feel good, and keep the body healthy, is no new phenomenon.

From Greek weightlifters to Indian Sadhu’s, the desire to exercise has waxed and waned throughout all of human history.

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UNDER THE KNIFE

If you think that everything from intricate brain operations to delicate nose jobs and other surgeries of all kinds are inventions of modern medicine… think again. The art and science of surgery on humans was developed and widely practiced thousands of years ago.

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ORAL HISTORY

Many people can’t stand going to the dentist. However from ancient Egyptians to forensic scientists, humans have always been aware of the usefulness of teeth and the importance of tooth health.

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POVERTY: WORST FORM OF POLLUTION

It should be the basic right of every human being to breathe clean air, eat nutritious food, and live without exposure to harmful chemicals and toxins.

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