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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by Bryan Williams

By at October 12, 2012 | 9:35 am |

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a condition when the median nerve is compressed by inflammation of the tendons or other swelling in the wrist. Some of the effects can range from tingling of the hand, sharp pain in the wrist and not being able to grasp small objects.  Carpal tunnel syndrome can be caused by repetitive motion injury, heredity, or an impact injury to the wrist.  more...

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Kidney Stones by Jessica Unruh

By at October 11, 2012 | 8:04 am |

Being diagnosed with kidney stones means you have the tendency to form them, but this can be considered quite trivial. Yes, extreme pain and discomfort can occur, but as long as you understand what they are, how they form, and how to prevent them, before long they can be considered insignificant. A kidney stone is a hard deposit made of minerals and acid salts that are more...

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Alzheimer’s Disease Paper by Emily Edwards

By at October 10, 2012 | 8:32 am |

The terrible disease known as Alzheimer is a form of dementia that usually doesn't being until much later in life, closer to the age of 60.  There are around 4.5 million people who suffer from this terrible disease and one of the main causes is from genetics. Alzheimer’s has many causes, multiple symptoms, and no cure. Alzheimer’s occurs when the nerve cells in more...

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What is Depression

By at October 9, 2012 | 7:59 am |

So common today, depression steals life away from those who suffer from it. With the varying degrees of depression, people can be unaware that they have it. “Depression is a medical illness that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest.” Depression can cause physical symptoms too. Symptoms of depression range from isolating one’s self from peers more...

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Sebaceous Cysts by Jordan Pfaff

By at October 8, 2012 | 8:44 am |

When thinking on what topic I would write a health paper on, one subject came to mind right away: sebaceous cysts. This is a subject that concerns me personally and this paper gives a good reason to further study this medical condition. Knowing what they are, and how they can be remedied would be a useful bit of information for anyone who might believe that they have one. more...

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