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We All Have Mites Living On Our Faces (Video)

While we don't notice them, all adult humans have two types of mites living within the pores on their faces. (AOL Screenshot)
While we don't notice them, all adult humans have two types of mites living within the pores on their faces. (AOL Screenshot)

Many different microscopic organisms can be found on the human body, one of those is mites that live on our faces. These mites were discovered...


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