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What is Anemia By Darian Brewen

By at February 5, 2014 | 6:39 pm | 0 Comment

Anemia is the most common blood condition in the U.S. It has an effect on 3.5 million Americans every year. You may be asking, “What exactly is anemia?” Well, anemia is a disease in which your body cannot produce the amount of healthy red blood cells it needs to carry oxygen to your tissues or if you have low or abnormal hemoglobin.  This disease has many different more...

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Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) / Heartburn / Acid Reflux

By at December 28, 2013 | 2:35 pm | 0 Comment

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is when Heartburn occurs more than twice a week over a period of time. When acid backs up from the stomach into the esophagus it erodes the lining causing problems. Do you have heartburn and are not sure what to do? Avoid alcohol, coffee, spicy foods, etc Avoid overeating Eat small meals Lose weight, if overweight Wear more...

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9 Things You Must Know About Breast Cancer by Kaitlyn Mezinis

By at December 22, 2013 | 11:00 am | 0 Comment

9 Things You Must Know About Breast Cancer by Kaitlyn Mezinis Breast cancer is one of the leading killers among women; loads of women in America know what Breast cancer is, but do they really understand what it all entails? While researching this topic, I found out some points that I feel everyone should know, both women and men. I found this information interesting; I more...

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9 Things You Must Know About HPV by Kathleen Province

By at December 14, 2013 | 1:48 pm | 1 Comments

Genital human papillomavirus is the most common sexually transmitted disease, and there are more than 100 different types of this virus. The HPV virus causes warts to develop, and there are 40 different strands responsible for the warts that form on the genitals.  HPV can cause serious health problems if it is not addressed, and can affect both males and females. It is more...

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Is Obesity a Disease? by Rachel Yu

By at August 21, 2013 | 11:33 am | 0 Comment

Millions of Americans each day are in a battle.  They fight to keep the pounds off. Sadly, this is a war that many Americans are losing.  Over 190 million Americans are overweight or obese, equaling almost two thirds of the American population (Doane). Despite the abundance of resources available to American, obesity, a preventable and curable disorder, is an epidemic more...

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