WHAT'S INSIDE: EYE, EAR, NOSE & THROAT

The eyes, ears, nose and throat are interconnected organs that are vital parts of several body systems. Discover how these organs work as well as conditions that can affect them.
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Kids are pretty cute, right? Maybe not so much if you've ever watched one pick his nose and eat a booger — that chubby finger emerging with a treasure, quickly inspected and (ewww) shoved right into his mouth. Why do they do this?

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BODY SYSTEMS: EYE, EAR, NOSE & THROAT
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