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Epilepsy – Seizure First Aid (Infographic)

by healtheo360

Epilepsy – Seizure First Aid: A seizure is an electrical disturbance in the brain that can cause confusion, muscle jerking, and loss of memory. A person who suffers more than one seizure is said to have epilepsy. Poorly controlled seizures …

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3 Tips to Cope with a Chronic Condition

by Times Union

There are times in our life when we have faced a health crisis. It may be a broken bone, or it may be the need for surgery to remove a cyst, and these types of health issues are a worry, …

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osteoporosis overview

Osteoporosis Overview (Infographic)

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Osteoporosis Overview: Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones that causes them to weaken and become fragile – increasing the likelihood of a fracture. It is sometimes referred to as a “silent disease” because it can exist for years without …

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nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) pulmonary infections

Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Pulmonary Infections

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Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Pulmonary Infections: NTM are a type of bacteria that occur naturally in the environment (water and soil) which do not cause tuberculosis or leprosy. NTM do cause pulmonary infections that resemble tuberculosis, however. Human disease from NTM …

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Why Choose a Career in Health Informatics?

by Times Union

If you’re tech-savvy and you’ve thought about bringing your skills to the healthcare industry, a career in health informatics is the career path to follow. The health informatics industry is growing through the roof these days and the industry isn’t …

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acute interstitial pneumonia (AIP)

Acute Interstitial Pneumonia (AIP) Overview

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Acute Interstitial Pneumonia (AIP) Overview: Acute interstitial pneumonitis (AIP), also known as Hamman-Rich syndrome is an uncommon type of idiopathic interstitial pneumonia for which researchers have not yet found a cause (idiopathic). Pneumonia results when tissues of the lungs become inflamed in reaction to infection. The …

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Immunizations & Herd Immunity – How It Works

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Immunizations & Herd Immunity – How It Works: Our bodies fight against bacteria and viruses everyday thanks to our immune systems. Sometimes, our bodies need a little help to recognize, fight, and protect against certain diseases as well. Check out this …

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gestational diabetes - risk factors

Gestational Diabetes – Risk Factors

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Gestational Diabetes – Risk Factors: Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that occurs in pregnant women who get high blood pressure.  This is due to hormonal changes during pregnancy and can cause the baby to grow very large, leading to …

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Studying Behavioral Analysis

Could Studying Behavioral Analysis Help You Improve Your Own Health?

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Studying for a behavioral analysis degree program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools that you need to understand and influence human behavior. Students of this subject can go on to work in a wide variety of …

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polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Overview

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine system disorder characterized by enlarged ovaries that contain small collections of fluid, follicles, located in each ovary. Women with PCOS have an imbalance of hormones that interferes with normal reproductive processes.   …

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