Health-Disease Articles

My Story of Thymoma Cancer by Crystal Moore

By at April 27, 2012 | 10:54 am | 0 Comment

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the world (Health: The Basics; Rebecca J. Donatelle, pg. 365,207). There are many different types of cancer but the signs are all the same. They all come with the same symptoms, you just have to really understand your body and recognize any symptoms that seem not normal. Different cancers have different symptoms, for example more...

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Colorectal Cancer by Lacie Ruzicka

By at April 26, 2012 | 11:24 am | 0 Comment

Colon Cancer or Colorectal Cancer is the third leading most diagnosed cancer upon men and women.  It is also the second highest cause of death from cancer in the U.S. This type of cancer begins in the large intestine (colon) or rectum where abnormal cells being to form into polyps. There are two types of polyps called adenomas and hyperplastic polyps.  Some of these more...

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Type 1 Diabetes by Jennifer Hendrixson

By at April 25, 2012 | 10:10 am | 3 Comments

There are several types of Diabetes, but I chose to talk about Type 1, which used to be called “juvenile diabetes”. This type is generally discovered in young children and young adults. This type of diabetes is where your pancreas doesn’t produce insulin. Insulin is a hormone that usually is secreted by the pancreas and it controls how sugars and starches are more...

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Heart Disease by Jenna Doisy

By at April 25, 2012 | 9:54 am | 4 Comments

Heart disease is often known as the silent killer because often times there are no symptoms until it is too late. This disease is so prevalent that it is the number one killer of both men and women. In order to learn more about this deadly disease, it is necessary to explore and understand the most common form of the disease, the risk factors involved and what treatment more...

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