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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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Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes by Jacqueline Rohrer

By at February 21, 2013 | 7:28 am | 4 Comments

Many people confuse type 1 diabetes with the more common type 2 diabetes. The significant difference between the two is that while type 2 is more predictable, there is no prevention, screening, or specifically known cause for type 1 “Juvenile” diabetes. Both have direct relationships to the pancreas, which is an insulin-secreting organ dorsal to the stomach. type 1 more...

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Liver Disease by Almira Babahmetovic

By at February 12, 2013 | 2:32 pm | 0 Comment

Liver disease is more prominent in the country than people realize. The liver has multiple functions within the body. An improper functioning liver can lead to the organ failing. Signs and symptoms can be minimal to life threatening. There is no true cure for liver disease, but some alternative procedures can help a person, including a transplant. The liver works more...

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What is BLS CPR? | Nashville, TN | CPR for Healthcare Providers

By at December 27, 2012 | 12:19 pm | 1 Comments

What is BLS CPR? This is a common question among nursing students, dental hygiene students, medical students, physical therapy program students, and any other student entering a healthcare related college program. BLS stands for Basic Life Support. BLS, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers, is a specialized CPR class for medical professionals. For example, if more...

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Cerebral Palsy By Stefanie Meadows

By at October 17, 2012 | 7:01 am | 0 Comment

Cerebral palsy is a condition that affects ones ability to move, balance ,and even affect posture. By definition cerebral palsy is having to do with the brain and palsy has to do with weakness or problems with the muscles. According to The United Cerebral Palsy Foundation (UPC) there are 800,00 children and adults that have some type of cerebral palsy and about 10,000 more...

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