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What Causes Dwarfism by Emily Mulchek

By at November 6, 2013 | 6:20 am | 0 Comment

Dwarfism is defined as a person whose adult height does not exceed four feet ten inches resulting from a genetic or medical condition.  The term dwarf, little person, or a person of short stature are socially acceptable terms for people with this condition.  There are two different categories of dwarfism disproportionate dwarfism and proportionate dwarfism.  more...

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What is Diabetes by Bijal Shah

By at November 3, 2013 | 10:00 am | 0 Comment

Commonly referred to as the “slow killer,” diabetes has been affecting peoples’ lives for so many years. About 30 million people in the United States are diagnosed with diabetes. That is almost a tenth of the U.S. population! But what really is diabetes? Insulin is produced from your pancreas to get the glucose from our blood and transport it to our cells. Without 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 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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Alzheimer’s Disease: Signs, Symptoms, and Causes by Jacob Dawson

By at October 22, 2013 | 8:04 am | 1 Comments

According to the Alzheimer's Association more than 5 million people in the United States are afflicted with Alzheimer's disease and it is the sixth leading cause of death in the country. My own life became personally impacted by Alzheimer's when my grandmother was diagnosed. She began forgetting names of relatives, leaving food in the stove for too long, and once driving more...

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*IMPORTANT NOTE: 100% of our instructors have (1) completed the rigorous and official American Heart Association training and certification process, (2) completed Stress-Free classroom and testing training protocol that ensures a superior experience for all our students. In addition, students will receive their AHA Cards the day of class!