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Published November 04, 2012, 11:40 PM

Missing pieces: It’s easier than ever to get by with fewer body parts thanks to modern medicine

FARGO - Every part of the human body has some purpose, but it’s easier than ever to get by with a few missing pieces. Rhonda Ketterling, Sanford Health’s chief medical officer for the northern region, said even organs like the appendix commonly thought of as useless have been shown to play a role in the body’s development and maintenance.

By: Ryan Johnson, INFORUM

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