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What is Melanoma Skin Cancer by Carissa Hoffman

By at November 7, 2013 | 7:47 am | 1 Comments

Melanoma is a form of skin cancer that originates in cells that are found in the skin called melanocytes.  These melanocytes give the pigment or color to people’s skin.  This is one of the three kinds of skin cancer and the most life-threatening.  Not only can this type of cancer be very aggressive but it also progresses very rapidly.  Melanoma undetected can spread more...

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What is Kidney Disease by Brittany Klann

By at November 2, 2013 | 9:08 am | 0 Comment

Your Kidneys are the organ that produces urine and cleans your body of waste. Chronic kidney disease occurs when waste starts to build up in the body and the kidneys are not filtering like they should. Most people who are affected by chronic kidney disease are older adults, but it may occur at any age. People who are most likely to develop the disease are people that are more...

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What is Asperger’s Syndrome by Debbie Gorman

By at November 1, 2013 | 8:31 am | 0 Comment

One out of 300 births a year, a child is born with Asperger’s Syndrome. A form of Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), also categorized as Pervasive development disorder (PPD). At birth, there are no signs, symptoms, or tests that can be ran to detect this disorder.  The signs do not begin to show until around the age of three and it is found more common in boys than girls more...

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What is Coronary Artery Disease by Brendan Nahn

By at October 24, 2013 | 7:50 am | 1 Comments

Coronary artery disease, commonly abbreviated as CAD, is when the arteries of the heart have partial or complete blockage of blood flow to the muscles of the heart. How this happens is from a series of contributing factors that start the build of plaque along the walls of the arteries which is called arteriosclerosis. Plaque starts from cholesterol, specifically LDL’s more...

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Proper Use of Antibiotics and Their Misuse by James Bowman

By at October 23, 2013 | 2:15 pm | 0 Comment

Antibiotics were first discovered on the morning of September 3rd, 1928, by Professor Alexander Fleming.  Eighty five years after this amazing discovery, antibiotics are still greatly misunderstood.  Much of the common public is still sadly mistaken on the proper use of antibiotics and when they are to be appropriately taken.  This has led to a great deal of misuse more...

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