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Facing the Childhood Obesity Epidemic by Rebecca Yohe

By at February 28, 2013 | 6:50 am | 0 Comment

Childhood obesity is a growing problem worldwide; the rate of overweight children has increased three fold in the last 30 years and continues to climb. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the rate of 2-5 year olds at an unhealthy weight has risen 20% in the last several decades. With the increased consumption of fast food our nation’s children more...

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Cancer Of The Lung by Tarik Kavazovic

By at February 27, 2013 | 7:23 am | 0 Comment

If I were to tell you the biggest killer in the United States could easily be stopped, you would probably beat me up and throw me in jail. Nevertheless, it is true. In 2012, 226,160 people were diagnosed with lung cancer and only 40,000 of them survived . The killer? Smoking. Cigarettes contain 7,000 chemicals and about forty of them are poisons, yet people still won’t more...

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Niacin Treatment in Heart Disease by Trinh Nguyen

By at February 26, 2013 | 7:44 am | 1 Comments

It has become evident how coronary heart disease has affected the lives of many. As the heart is the central organ of our body, dysfunction leads to failure in the functioning of other various organs. A person suffering from heart disease undergoes tremendous physical and mental stress, and it most often leads to disability, lower quality of life, and worst, death. more...

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Concussion Recognition In Sports by Jeff Shelton

By at February 25, 2013 | 7:38 am | 0 Comment

Sports have been passed down from generation to generation, since the start of the first pitch or first pass. Following the tradition of sports being passed down to the younger generation is also concussions. Concussions have been following sports since the dawn of time, and it has always been a worrisome topic. When you bring pediatrics into the mix it gets more more...

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What is Vitiligo by Elizabeth Knight

By at February 22, 2013 | 2:29 pm | 0 Comment

Vitiligo is a disease where a person’s skin loses its melanin.  Melanin is a pigment that controls and makes up a person’s skin color, hair color, and eye color.  Melanin also helps protect the skin from ultraviolet rays.  This disease is brought upon by the dying of melanocytes, or melanin producing cells, or cells that cannot produce melanin.  Melanin provides more...

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