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Scientists have found the first evidence of an anatomical connection between the nervous system and the immune system.

Nerve cell endings in the skin and white blood cells of the immune system are in intimate contact, and chemicals secreted by the nerves can shut down immune system cells nearby.

Dermatologists said that the finding, by Dr. Richard D. Granstein of the...

soap

Logically, it makes sense that you want to clean your body with something, well, clean. That raises some interesting questions about bar soap. Unlike liquid soap that you dispense from a container, bar soap sits out in the open, seemingly vulnerable to all the germs in your shower. Then you rub that same bar all over your body, washcloth, or loofah again and again until it whittles down to that weird little sliver.

Does this...

skincare

Some skin-care products make big claims—especially those that are supposed to detox your face. These things, usually mud or charcoal  face masks, often have strong colors and smells that make you feel like they’re really doing something. And it’s true—they might really leave you with smoother, cleaner-feeling skin.

But does that...

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