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Date: Monday, January 1, 2001 
Question/Topic: Human body - worth 
Answer/Pointer: How much is the human body worth? Newspaper columnists and other have claimed that the body's chemical worth is between 98 cents and $5. But one doctor argues that, at the rates currently charged by large chemical distribvutors, the body's worth is at least $169,834--not country $1,200 worth of blood. The key is to market the body's products intelligently and not reduce them to basic elements like carbon and zinc. Source: The Book of Answers [New York Public Library], by Barbara Berliner et al. Prentice-Hall, 1990. R 025.5 Bar, p. 102 
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