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A few drops of Visine brand eye drops taken internally will cause diarrhea.
The average person needs to drink eight glasses of water per day to avoid being "chronically dehydrated."
Drinking cold water after meals will lead to cancer.
Study produced by fast food makers proves the more overweight one is, the healthier one is.
Mortality rates in teaching hospitals go up in July due to influx of inexperienced doctors.
Drinking four glasses of water at the beginning of the day will cure diseases.
Photograph shows an STD-related infection known as 'blue waffle disease.'
A recent study disproved a link between sun exposure and skin cancer.
Scientists have determined that a date in January is statistically the most depressing day of the year.
Jean Hilliard made a full recovery after she was found frozen in the snow.
Psychopaths can be identified by the answer they give to a one-question test.
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