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Category: Illnesses

Sep 30
Pinktober – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pinktober is the annual breast cancer awareness month and with breast cancer still…

Jul 13
Wearing Your Heart on Your Wrist: How Gadgets Can Guard Against Heart Disease

If you wear a smart watch, chances are that you have heard of its health-monitoring…

Jun 01
Why COVID-19 is More Dangerous in Patients With Obesity, Even if They are Young

The evidence is clear that obesity is a risk factor for severe COVID-19 disease and…

May 12
Understanding Pharmacogenomics

Pharmacogenomics studies how your genes affect your response to drugs. In some cases,…

Mar 01
Chronic Diarrhea, Chronic Abdominal Pain: Are These the Symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

The cause of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is currently unknown and…

Nov 20
As Temperatures Drop, Health Risks For Children Rise

Each new season brings with it new and different activities for children to enjoy. At…

Oct 17
Breast Cancer: Risk Awareness & Early Detection

With 2 million cases diagnosed worldwide in 2018, breast cancer accounts for over 10%…

May 02
Avoiding a High-Risk Pregnancy

A child is the greatest gift for parents. However, nothing is ever certain.…

Mar 24
Managing Medications for Children with Asthma

Treating a child’s asthma often requires that they take two types of medication — a…

Sep 21
An Ounce of Prevention, a Pound of Cure: Vaccinations Save Lives

From newborns to the elderly, everyone should stay up-to-date on their vaccinations.…