Health & Fitness

May 27, 2014 12:00 AM

Everything you want to know about your largest organ

You do know that the skin is the body’s largest organ, right? (It’s one of those trick questions you get in middle school.) But did you know that it makes up about 16 percent of your weight? Or that it creates an acidic barrier to kill bacteria? Read on, in dermatologist Robert Norman’s new book, “The Blue Man and Other Stories of the Skin.”

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