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Keep Kids E-Cigarette Free
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Keep Kids E-Cigarette Free Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Know the risks of e-cigarettes for kids. Have you seen your kid’s USB flash drive lately? It could actually be an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) containing nicotine. E-cigarettes are the … Read More

Prevent Shingles Get Vaccinated
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Prevent Shingles Get Vaccinated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Shingles is a painful rash illness, which sometimes leads to long-term nerve pain. About 1 out of 3 people in the United States will develop shingles during their lifetime. … Read More

Protect Your Baby from Group B Strep
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Protect Your Baby from Group B Strep Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC All pregnant women should get a group B strep (GBS) test when they are 35–37 weeks pregnant. Babies can get very sick and even die if … Read More

Bionic Movements : Connecting Mind and Machine
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Bionic Movements : Connecting Mind and Machine National Institutes of Health, NIH When you lose the use of a limb, even the simplest of daily tasks can turn into a challenge. High-tech devices can help restore independence. New technologies are … Read More

Helping a loved one with a drinking problem
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Helping a loved one with a drinking problem MedlinePlus If you think a loved one has a drinking problem, you may want to help but don’t know how. You may not be sure it really is a drinking problem. Or, you … Read More

How to stop drinking
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How to stop drinking MedlinePlus Deciding to quit drinking alcohol is a big step. You may have tried to quit in the past and are ready to try again. You may also be trying for the first time and are not sure … Read More

What is cholesterol ?
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What is cholesterol MedlinePlus What is cholesterol ?, also called: Hypercholesterolemia, Hyperlipidemia, Hyperlipoproteinemia. Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that’s found in all the cells in your body. Your body needs some cholesterol to make hormones, vitamin D, and substances … Read More

10 ways to cut 500 calories a day
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10 ways to cut 500 calories a day MedlinePlus No matter what type of diet you follow, to lose weight, you need to burn more calories than you take in each day. For most overweight people, cutting about 500 calories … Read More

A Polio-Free U.S. Thanks to Vaccine Efforts
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A Polio-Free U.S. Thanks to Vaccine Efforts Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Thanks to effective vaccine, the United States has been polio-free since 1979. But poliovirus is still a threat in some countries. Be part of the success … Read More

Ketones in Blood Test
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Ketones in Blood Test MedlinePlus A ketones in blood test measures the level of ketones in your blood. Ketones are toxic substances that your body makes if your cells don’t get enough glucose (blood sugar). Glucose is your body’s main … Read More

World Hepatitis Day
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World Hepatitis Day Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Worldwide over 250 million people are living with hepatitis B. For World Hepatitis Day on July 28, learn about global efforts to provide hepatitis B treatment to people who need … Read More

ANA ( Antinuclear Antibody ) Test
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ANA (Antinuclear Antibody) Test MedlinePlus What is an ANA (Antinuclear Antibody) Test? An ANA test looks for antinuclear antibodies in your blood. If the test finds antinuclear antibodies in your blood, it may mean you have an autoimmune disorder. An autoimmune … Read More