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What is Lyme Disease By Ashley Collings

By at February 28, 2014 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

Anyone who has ever gone camping or been in a wooded area knows that plants, animals, and insects can be a problem. One particular concern that people should have is the different types of ticks. One type of tick that should raise concern is the deer tick, it is named this because it feeds and mates on deer for part one or more parts of their lifestyle. They can carry a more...

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What is Glaucoma by Amanda Cobet

By at February 21, 2014 | 7:09 am | 0 Comment

Etiology: Glaucoma is the name for a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve.  The optic nerve carries information from the eye to the brain, in the back of the eye.  When the nerve is damaged vision lose will occur. This loss happens over a long period of time and can even be unnoticed. Once the damage is done there is no way to reverse it. Just slow done the more...

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What Are Hepatocellular Adenomas By Samantha Jespersen

By at February 20, 2014 | 8:01 am | 0 Comment

The body recycles its old cells and replaces them with new cells.  However, if a mutation occurs in the DNA of the cells, the cells will grow abnormally.  Abnormal cells are known as precancerous cells, though the cells almost never turn cancerous. When a bunch of cells with a genetic mutation are found, it is known as a mass.  A mass can be benign (noncancerous) or more...

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What is Emphysema by Allison Torno

By at February 19, 2014 | 8:19 am | 0 Comment

Emphysema is a common type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) which causes people to have difficulty breathing. Emphysema is a result of damage to the inner lining of the lungs that is irreversible. Over time, emphysema changes the air sacs located in the inner walls of the lungs into oversized pockets with vast holes. Due to the change in the size and more...

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Understanding and Coping with Dementia by Angela Richardson

By at February 13, 2014 | 7:49 am | 0 Comment

Sometime you will hear an older person say I just had a senior moment, when they forget what they are about to say. I had a client that would go into her bedroom to get something and come back I forgot what I was looking for, but then later remember what she went into the room to get. The family member would say to me that, I think mom is getting dementia. Let’s define more...

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