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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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Mitral Valve Prolapse by Stephanie Murphy

By at February 18, 2013 | 9:29 am | 1 Comments

Mitral valve prolapse is a heart condition where the mitral valve does not work properly. The mitral valve is made up of two flaps that separate the left ventricle and the left atrium. In the case of a properly working mitral valve, it opens and closes to let blood flow from the left atrium to the left ventricle. It would close tightly creating a seal, thus preventing more...

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The Deadly Nature of Hypertension by Eric Raines

By at February 9, 2013 | 8:10 am | 6 Comments

Hypertension, high blood pressure is a very serious disease that many people have in the United States.  High blood pressure occurs when too much pressure is exerted on the artery walls.  It is often called the silent killer because it is a disease that many people have and go through life without knowing it until it is too late.  High blood pressure occurs with more...

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Migraines Are Not Just Bad Headaches by Angela Lamb

By at February 1, 2013 | 4:00 pm | 2 Comments

Despite popular belief among non-migraine sufferers, migraines are not just really bad headaches.  In addition to a really bad headache, migraine sufferers, most commonly women, also experience nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and/or sound.   Curious to learn more about why females are largely the recipients of this annoying and often disabling problem I dove more...

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Diabetes by Cory Do

By at January 25, 2013 | 7:00 am | 4 Comments

Diabetic patients have found many welcoming hospitals and facilities, which help aid them through the process of living life with a diabetic disease. This topic was chosen because there are people in society who are unaffected and have little knowledge about diabetes. The goal is to inform, help people with a higher chance of contracting the disease, and promote a more...

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