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How Many Women Die from Breast Cancer by Shenetra West

By at March 20, 2013 | 7:41 am | 0 Comment

I chose breast cancer as my health topic. I chose this health topic because my grandmother was diagnosed back in August and I need to know as much as I possibly can. Over 200,000 American women are diagnosed, and almost 40,000 of them die from breast cancer. This disease is the second type of cancer that results in death among American women. What is breast cancer and the more...

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What is ADHD by Kelly Lange

By at March 18, 2013 | 8:16 am | 0 Comment

My health topic of interest is ADHD.  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.  My daughter was recently diagnosed with this childhood behavioral disorder and I thought this would be a good way for me to understand the disorder better as well.  ADHD is primarily diagnosed early in childhood and can carry out into adulthood. The main symptoms of ADHD are lack of more...

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What is an Aortic Dissection by Eric Hegger

By at March 17, 2013 | 9:17 am | 0 Comment

An aortic dissection occurs when you develop a tear in the inner layer of the aorta. Blood rushes out of the opening caused by the tear and into the middle layer of the aorta. This causes a separation between the middle and inner layers of the aorta. The aorta then swells up and can rupture if it is not caught in time, which often results in death. Aortic dissections are more...

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What is Asthma by Kha Vo

By at March 16, 2013 | 11:44 am | 1 Comments

Asthma is a long-term disease that affects many people, mostly children. There are approximately 300 million people affected; a large majority being children because it is very common for children.  Asthma does not discriminate anyone for status of living; it affects anyone and everyone who is prone to allergies.  Because most people affected with Asthma do not have more...

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Fecal Implants or Fecal Microbiota Transplantation by Michael Hinrichs

By at March 15, 2013 | 9:44 am | 0 Comment

This topic caught my interest as it ties into many subjects.  Coprophagia, or eating feces, is a common behavior in dogs and in many animals.  In some herbivores, the mother will feed its feces to its young in order to pass on its on bacteria to them, presumably to aid in digestion of raw plants.  Also, I’m in the nursing program here, and washing hands is taught more...

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