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Sickle Cell Anemia by Precious Wilson-Cox

By at July 4, 2013 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

I have heard the term sickle cell anemia and have often wondered what it is and what it does, and I consider myself fortunate.  I didn’t totally understand, now I can see what this disease entails.  Normal red blood cells are round.  They can move throughout the body with little effort.  They carry oxygen all over the body to keep the body in good working order more...

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Alopecia: A Hairy Situation by Emily Hock

By at June 30, 2013 | 6:23 am | 1 Comments

Alopecia is a medical condition which causes hair loss from the head or body and  is common in over 95% of people. Made out of keratin, hair is produced from the papilla inside the skin. Surrounding the papilla are three layers of the hair root; the cuticle, cortex, and the medulla. As we age, the pigment of our hair eventually stops producing, thus causing gray hair. more...

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Lou Gehrig’s disease by Jeremy Horton

By at June 23, 2013 | 8:19 am | 0 Comment

The disease called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease is one that affects the brain and spinal cord.  The disorder causes muscle weakness and atrophy throughout the body caused by the degeneration of the upper and lower motor neurons.  In 1869, French neurologist Jen-Martin Charcot described the disease.  In 1939, Lou Gehrig who more...

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Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome(WPW) by Emily Cronin

By at June 20, 2013 | 7:36 pm | 1 Comments

  Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome, or more commonly known as WPW, is a syndrome that affects your heart. This syndrome can also have negative effects on your physical strength and mental health. The syndrome is a gene mutation that is passed down from your ancestors. With this syndrome your heart created an extra electrical pathway. This causes your heart to have more...

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Energy Drinks and the Effects They Cause

By at May 20, 2013 | 7:34 am | 0 Comment

Lets face it we all consume things that well just aren’t good for the human body. Are yo u familiar with the harm that you rare inducing?  Do you know what the outcome can bring you later in life?  Even though there are so many things out there today that may be harmful we choose to eat or drink them anyway. The topic that I would like to address is Energy Drinks.  more...

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