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10 Things You Should Know About UTI’s (Urinary Tract Infections)

By at December 30, 2010 | 1:11 pm | 0 Comment

10 Things You Should Know About UTI’s (Urinary Tract Infections)

  10 Things You Should Know About UTI’s (Urinary Tract Infections) by Casey Benson 1. Should be treated right away to prevent complications that can occur. Such as severe kidney damage.  2. Symptoms are burning and pain in the abdominal and bladder when urinating.   3. Frequent urination is another symptom.  4. Urine color will typically be blood-tinged more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Peptic Ulcers & NSAIDS

By at December 29, 2010 | 7:52 pm | 1 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About Peptic Ulcers & NSAIDS

10 Things You Should Know About Peptic Ulcers & NSAIDS  By Tammy von Yeast 1.   Peptic ulcers are open sores or sores found that can develop in the stomach, esophagus, or duodenum (the beginning of your small intestines).  These sores can be caused by long-term use of NSAIDS (nonsteriodal anti-flammatory drugs), such as ibuprofen. Another cause of these ulcers more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Ulcers Caused by Helicobacter Pylori

By at December 27, 2010 | 3:14 pm | 1 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About Ulcers Caused by Helicobacter Pylori

10 Things You Should Know About Ulcers Caused by Helicobacter Pylori by Vicky Reary Most people think that stomach ulcers are caused by stress, drinking alcohol, smoking, or eating too much spicy food, but those are all myths.  Researchers have successfully proven these are not the cause of Gastric Ulcers or more commonly called Peptic Ulcers (ulcers of the more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Testicular Cancer

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10 Things You Should Know About Testicular Cancer

10 Things You Should Know About Testicular Cancer by J.C. Maier 1)     It is fairly rare, comprising only one percent of all male cancers.  New cases of testicular cancer in the United States number less than 8000. 2)     Caucasian men aged 15-40 are its most likely victims with a higher incidence among those with an undescended testis, abnormal testis more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Syphilis

By at December 23, 2010 | 2:23 pm | 0 Comment

10 Things You Should Know About Syphilis

10 Things You Should Know About Syphilis by Nguyet Truong Syphilis is a sexual transmitted disease that is caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. Syphilis was very rampant in the U.S. and was quickly becoming an epidemic until the introduction of penicillin in the 1940’s. The disease developes in three stages; the first is marked by a chancre, followed by more...

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