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Deep Look: These Face Mites Really Grow on You

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Demodex mites live on the faces of humans. These tiny arachnids feast on sebum, the greasy oil in pores. But should one be worried about these eight-legged guests? Part of the "Deep Look" series.

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Runtime: 3 minutes 27 seconds

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