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Science Explains: Why Werewolves Are Better Than Vampires

By Abbey Clarke Nov 20, 2013

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One of the grossest things about vampires is their liquid diet. But in real life, drinking blood causes an iron buildup, which is so not healthy! Also, if your victim/donor has an STD or other disease, you can get it by drinking their blood. These pitfalls can lead to liver damage, dehydration and several other health problems. But I guess if you’re dead already, you don’t care that much.

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Abbey Clarke

Abbey Clarke is a writer and editorial assistant living in Jersey City. She's a player on a D&D podcast called Knife Errant, wrote her senior thesis on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and is working on a novel about a semi-reformed demon who runs a library. You can follow her on Twitter at @abbeybookaholic.

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