The Venom Cure

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There are thousands of different animals on this planet whose venom contains components that may be able to help mankind. Venom can potentially be used as coagulants, anti-coagulants, pesticides, pain killers, and cures for diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Meet the reptile-chasers and scientists who are researching the venom cure. It's risky, but rewarding, work.

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