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The Ginger Gene: Testing proves redheads need more anesthesia

June 15th, 2015
It was just a typical visit to the dentist. An old filling had cracked and needed to be replaced. No biggie, right? Well, five shots of Novocain later, I’m thinking it’s kind of a biggie. Not the actual repair, but rather the fact that apparently my body thinks its immune to Novocain, a wonder drug that allows modern man to have dental work done without an ounce of pain (minus the shot to get it in there, of course). I’m…