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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What Is Monkeypox?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What Is Monkeypox?

Europe is dealing with a monkeypox outbreak right now, and a handful of cases have popped up here in the US. The spread of monkeypox is all over the news right now, but just what is monkeypox? Here’s what you need to know. 1.  What is monkeypox?  It’s related to smallpox, which was eradicated worldwide…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Your Nose Runs When You Cry

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Your Nose Runs When You Cry

This weekend, my wife & I watched a movie that had a pretty sad-yet-heartwarming ending. And it wasn’t just the tears that were flowing at that ending, but also…well…nasal fluids, too. (Sorry, not trying to be gross. But it happens to all of us.) They seem to be two different systems, right? But are they…Read More