Read Beth Ann Ditkoff's posts on the Penguin Blog. Ever wondered what that small dewdrop thing is in the back of your throat? Or why you hiccup? Why Donat Your Eyelashes Grow? addresses every weird question about your body that you could think ofaor didnat even think to ask. Prompted by the brain stumpers her own children and patients have asked her over the years, Dr. Beth Ann Ditkoff compiled a list of curious medical questions. In this book, she reveals the mysteries of the human body (gross, funny, or ugly!) to children and adults. With eye-opening questions, like aWhy do toenails grow slower than fingernails?a and aWhy do you have earwax?a to weird oddities, like aWhy do some people have dimples?a and aWhy do you get a headache when you eat ice cream too quickly?a Ditkoff also explains hilarious and bizarre anatomy asituationsa that every curious kid wonders, from aIf you put a pea up your nose, will it go into your brain?a to aIf you eat Pop Rocks candy and drink soda at the same time, will your stomach explode?a With expert explanations throughout, Why Donat Your Eyelashes Grow? is an entertaining potpourri of fun factoids packed with real information.Why. do. you. get. bad. breath? Bad breath, or halitosis, is usually caused by the bacteria that live in your spit (saliva). ... One of the best ways to check for bad breath is to lick the inside of your wrist and let it dry for a couple of seconds.
|Title||:||Why Don't Your Eyelashes Grow?|
|Author||:||Beth Ann Ditkoff|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2008-10-02|