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Epileptic Seizures by Melissa Rodgers

By at November 29, 2012 | 7:36 pm | 1 Comments

The topic I chose to research and write about is epilepsy because I have recently raised my brow to the fact that when an individual has a seizure that does not mean that they are automatically diagnosed with the condition epilepsy. In fact, as defined, epilepsy basically is a brain disorder in which a person has recurring seizures. A seizure is a disturbance in the more...

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Lyme disease by Gina Bloomburg

By at November 27, 2012 | 4:43 pm | 0 Comment

Lyme disease affects approximately 16,000 people each year in the United States alone, as reported by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The disease was not known in the United States until 1977, when a group of children in Lyme, Connecticut were diagnosed with symptoms resembling arthritis, although there is some indication that it was discovered in more...

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Kidney Infections by Mandi Magruder

By at November 22, 2012 | 8:54 am | 1 Comments

A kidney infection, or Pyelonephritis, is an infection that travels up into the kidney(s) that can be caused by bacteria that cause urinary tract infections’, which travel up through the ureters, or objects obstructed in the kidneys, ureters, or bladder. A urinary tract infection that goes untreated could also result in an infection of the kidney. The signs and more...

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Esophageal Cancer by Erin McCullough

By at November 17, 2012 | 9:24 am | 1 Comments

It is not news that maintaining a healthy lifestyle can reduce your risk for many health problems, including cancer.  What exactly does that mean?  Eat right, exercise, do not smoke, and drink in moderation seem to be the most common, and obvious, answers.  For esophageal cancer, this could not be more apparent.  The leading risk factors for this particular type of more...

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Hs and Ts Thrombosis Coronary and Pulmonary | ACLS Classes Nashville

By at November 15, 2012 | 9:12 pm | 1 Comments

For Hs and Ts Tension Pneumothorax Click Here. CPR Nashville classes in ACLS.   Thrombosis- Coronary/Pulmonary Defined: The formation of a blood clot  inside a blood vessel, obstructing the flow of blood through the circulatory system. A clot that breaks free and begins to travel around the body is known as an embolus. When a thrombus occupies more more...

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