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Browsing Month September, 2012

Heart Disease by Maggie Brown

By at September 30, 2012 | 6:56 am | 11 Comments

Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the United States.  There are various diseases that can be classified under heart disease such as arrhythmias, heart infections, diseases of the blood vessels and coronary artery disease. The term ‘cardiovascular disease’ often refers to conditions in which the blood vessels in and around the heart are more...

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Breast Cancer by Laura Puckett

By at September 28, 2012 | 9:29 am | 4 Comments

Breast Cancer is caused from abnormal cells forming in and around the breast tissue. It is the second most common type of cancer, after skin cancer. It is most commonly found in women, but occasionally it is seen in men. There are many symptoms that are involved in detecting breast cancer. The most common symptom is a lump found in or around the breast tissue. Other signs more...

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Breast Cancer by Tracy Rice

By at September 28, 2012 | 9:24 am | 2 Comments

Breast Cancer is a malignant tumor found in the breast. If it is left unnoticed it can spread to other parts of the body. There are many different types and stages of breast cancer.  There are invasive and noninvasive forms. Noninvasive can usually be cured and invasive if caught early can be curable too. It is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in women in the more...

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Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Disease by Jaclyn Meador

By at September 27, 2012 | 7:59 am | 0 Comment

Hashimoto's disease also known as chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis or autoimmune thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. This means that the immune system attacks the thyroid causing it to swell and resulting in inactivity (hypothyroidism). This is the most common cause of Hypothyroidism in the United States. Hashimoto's disease is most commonly more...

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Periodontitis by Brittany Blumer

By at September 26, 2012 | 7:50 am | 0 Comment

Periodontitis is the most severe form of gum disease. It occurs when the gums surrounding the teeth start to pull away from the teeth and create small spaces between them. The spaces that are created can then fill with plaque forming bacteria that will result in infection. Once the teeth become infected the body’s immune system will respond by breaking down the more...

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