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Oct 7, 2015 12:36 PM ET
About 2 to 4 percent of the population suffers from trichotillomania, or hair pulling syndrome. As with many mental health issues, the syndrome is caused by a complicated mix of psychology, biology, and the environment.
The medication sold under the brand name Rogaine, may trigger fainting in rare instances.
Aug 10, 2015 01:13 PM ET
Forget all of those Hollywood hair-sample crime-busting tales and join Julian for a real-world look at what your locks can say about you.
Jul 29, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Human hair has been studied for decades, which makes the discovery of a previously unknown component in it all the more surprising.
Jun 8, 2015 08:24 AM ET
Every Monday, we answer some of YOUR questions! This week, let’s tackle hair. Why do we all have different hair?
Apr 10, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Plucking lots of hairs from one area prompts the body to command more hair to be grown to take its place. Continue reading →
Dec 16, 2014 02:45 PM ET // Walt Bonner,
The resin-like material honeybees use to patch holes in their hives encourages hair growth in mice, scientists find.
Oct 24, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Ancient humans found with red hair weren't necessarily redheads in life, but may have acquired their carrot tops after death, a new study finds.
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