Quirky Body

Quirky Body

The human body is an amazingly diverse organism! The Harvard Medical School faculty explains interesting – and sometimes bizarre – quirks about the human body. Originally launched on msn.com, Quirky Body has generated tremendous web traffic and consumer buzz on such topics as: Does hemorrhoid cream reduce puffy eyes? Are yawns contagious? Why do some people watch scary movies?, ACHOO syndrome, and many more. Fascinating facts and medical mysteries succinctly explained.

Quirky Body Series

Can This Be Right? It's Bad to Be a Lefty?
How Much of the Brain Do We Really Use?
Why Do We Crack Our Knuckles?
A Matter of Taste
Are Growing Pains Real?
Are You a Supertaster? Check Your Genes
Controlling Excessive Salivation
Do You Love Scary Movies?
Don't Rely on Pheromones for Valentine's Day
Headaches: The Scary, the Scary-Sounding, and the Downright Weird
His Voice is Changing - Sign of Puberty
Hold It! (Or, Is That a Bad Idea?)
How to Tell If It's a Boy Or a Girl...Before the Big Day
If You Cross Your Eyes, Will They Get Stuck?
Itching to Know More About Itching?
More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Flatulence
Need to sneeze at the sight of light
Squelching Your Belching
The Hows and Whys of Blushing
The Ins and Outs of the Double-Jointed
The Myth of Bags Under the Eyes
Ticklish Mysteries
Why Does My Nose Run in Cold Weather?
Why Yawns Are Contagious
Your Body in Reverse
Your Body in Reverse - Part 2
Your Fingernails and Your Health