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Old 01-11-2010, 03:37 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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To survive, you need your heart, lungs, and liver. But what about your appendix, tonsils, wisdom teeth, and other parts that you normally hear about only when they're being removed. Are they just troublemakers?

Not quite. “Most likely all of these were useful and all of them may still be,” says Dr. Robert Ashton, a surgeon at Montefiore Medical Center who admits that “some of them are thought to be more useful than others. ”

The Appendix Fights Illnesses! Seven Misunderstood Body Parts Explained. - The Human Condition Blog - Newsweek.com
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Old 01-13-2010, 10:40 AM
 
Location: Missouri
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lol The last bit about earlobes struck me as funny.
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