Diseases & Conditions

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The Truth About Lung Cancer

What You Need to Know Lung cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, but it claims more lives than any

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The Basics of Blood Disorders

What You Need to Know about Blood Disorders There are many different types of blood disorders which can cause a variety of symptoms, but many

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What You Need to Know About Pancreatitis

The Particulars of Pancreatitis Instances of acute and chronic pancreatitis have increased steadily in recent decades. In the United States, acute pancreatitis accounts for roughly

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Adjusting to Aphasia

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States experiences a stroke. Roughly a third of these strokes will result in aphasia, or an impaired ability

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10 Common Myths About Thyroid Disease

The Truth About Thyroid Disease Addressing 10 Commons Myths Researchers estimate that roughly 20 million Americans are living with thyroid disease, but roughly 60% are

Life With Down Syndrome

Roughly 5,100 babies are born with Down syndrome each year in the United States, making it the most commonly diagnosed chromosomal condition. Despite this fact,

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Atrial Fibrillation

Understanding The Most Common Arrhythmia Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of abnormal heart rhythm in the United States, but many people don’t realize

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Asthma in Adulthood

Asthma is one of the most common long-term diseases among children in the United States, with symptoms ranging from wheezing and coughing to difficulty breathing.

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Coping With Childhood Cancer

A cancer diagnosis is undoubtedly one of a parent’s worst nightmares, and it tends to affect every member of a family in a big way.

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Total Ankle Replacement

This increasingly routine procedure restores mobility and provides relief from pain caused by ankle arthritis. Understanding Ankle Arthritis Arthritis can occur at any joint in

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