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10 Things You Should Know About Heart Disease

By at March 23, 2011 | 12:23 pm | 4 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About Heart Disease

10 Things You Should Know About Heart Disease By Adna Rudan     The number one cause of death in the United States is Heart Disease. Statistics show that every 34 seconds a person dies from heart disease in the United States. Women, especially African American women are more likely to be affected with this deadly heart disease than men. Women are also less likely more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Raynaud’s Syndrome

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10 Things You Should Know About Raynaud’s Syndrome

10 Things You Should Know About Raynaud’s Syndrome By Mary Putman About  5% of the U.s population suffers from a disorder that affects the blood flow to the hands and feet called Raynaud’s Syndrome.  This is when the vessels to the skin narrow, limiting the blood flow to these areas.  It is caused by an overreaction to the cold in which the veins restrict to send more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Glaucoma

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10 Things You Should Know About Glaucoma

10 Things You Should Know About Glaucoma By Angela Coen Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. It is a disease that is especially problematic since it can progress without any signs or symptoms until much damage has already been done. Here are some important facts that everyone should know about this disease. 1. Glaucoma is a more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Bipolar Disorder

By at March 17, 2011 | 6:36 pm | 2 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About Bipolar Disorder

10 Things You Should Know About Bipolar Disorder  by Amina Orucevic Mental health can be hard to deal and live with, but mental disorders are real, and can have tremendous effect on individuals and their families. Mental disorders consist of many different diseases and types (1). Bipolar disorder is a mental illness which causes mood swings with no apparent reason or more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Whooping Cough

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10 Things You Should Know About Whooping Cough

10 Things You Should Know About Whooping Cough by Andi Vollenweider 1. Whooping cough (aka pertussis) can be a serious illness for adults and adolescents, and is potentially fatal in infants. 2. It is a highly contagious disease, caused by the Bordetella pertussis bacterium. 3. Whooping cough starts out as a common cold in adults, with symptoms including runny more...

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