Health Facts Generator

  • [Health fact 1] In 1941, almost 10% of all recruits for the US military were rejected because they did not have 6 opposing teeth on their upper and lower jaws. US dental health was so poor before World War 2 that it was the leading cause of rejection.


  • [Health fact 2] Caffeine narrows the blood vessels in the brain. That’s why headaches are a primary symptom of caffeine withdrawal, as, without caffeine, the vessels widen and increase blood flow, causing head pain.


  • [Health fact 3] The kryptonite ring is worn by Lex Luthor eventually gave him cancer and his right hand had to be amputated.


  • [Health fact 4] One of the dangers of working in a try-works (a furnace in the whaling industry) is that a rotting pregnant whale could fill with gas and burst, ejecting a fetus the size of a motor vehicle with sufficient force to kill a man.


  • [Health fact 5] The fattiest organ in the human body is the brain, which is approximately 60% fat.


  • [Health fact 6] In the 1960s, the sugar industry paid three Harvard scientists $50,000 to say that heart disease was most likely caused by saturated fat. After their report was published in JAMA, diets concentrating on low fat gained the endorsement of many health authorities. Decades of this misinformation campaign shaped improper nutritional advice and caused the rise of heart disease in America. When WHO wanted to add a limit sugar to no more than 10% of a healthy diet, America threatened to pull out their funding if they didn't raise it to at least 25%.


  • [Health fact 7] The Placebo effect is stronger in the US than in other countries, causing a problem for medicinal trials.


  • [Health fact 8] Actress Marilu Henner has a highly unusual type of memory, known as HSAM, which allows her to recall extremely specific details of any day she experienced in her life, has been part of a study that may aid Alzheimer's research.


  • [Health fact 9] If you get a headache that hurts mostly in the front of your head, or behind your eyes, oftentimes this may indicate dehydration. Behind your eyes headache can also be your sinuses, which is not mutually exclusive with dehydration, but it could be both. But if neither drinking more water nor Tylenol helps, try a decongestant and some ibuprofen.


  • [Health fact 10] Higher intelligence is linked with higher rates of mental illness such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, causing the "mad scientist" stereotype to have ground in reality.


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