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    I am not a physician, so my input should not be taken as medical advice. In fact, if you are concerned about the color, size, or shape of any moles or freckles on your skin, I urge you to speak to...

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    The symptoms described in the student's question are consistent with a diagnosis of strep throat. In fact, they are a textbook definition of strep throat. The inflammation of the tonsils would,...

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    Professional sports should not create leagues that allow the use of performance enhancing drugs because it would be a league that intentionally allows and supports athletes using drugs that are...

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    We could argue that teen pregnancy is not an urban health issue because it is not an issue caused by urbanization. Teen pregnancy exists in urban, suburban, and rural areas. In fact, as we can see...

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    Some mental illnesses, like bipolar disorder, are caused by both genetics and the environment. Although certain life circumstances can exacerbate chemical disruptions in the brain, scientists who...

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    Conflict is an inevitable part of any relationship, be it in the work place, at home, or even on the street with complete strangers. Conflict resolution is not as inevitable, but it is essential to...

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    Life Virginia (Pagenkopf) Satir was the oldest of five children born to Alfred and Minnie Pagenkopf. She developed a keen interest in reading at a very...

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    Introduction The human life span (the length of time people may live under optimal conditions) is about 120 years. Although this figure has not changed...

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    Overview For many around the world, spirituality plays an integral part in complementary and alternative medicine, or CAM. Large-scale surveys conducted...

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    Overview Maharishi Mahesh Yogi was an Indian philosopher and teacher born in India. He developed Transcendental Meditation, which...

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    Introduction By the 1960s, it had been well established that schizophrenia often ran in families. The general population rate for the disorder is about 1...

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    Introduction Addiction is a condition in which individuals engage in habitual behaviors or use of substances in a way that is maladaptive and causes them...

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    Introduction People develop psychologically throughout the life cycle, including the three stages of adulthood identified by Erik Erikson: early...

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    Introduction Childhood is a time of rapid development and change. The family adjusts to these changes daily as the child develops physically,...

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    Introduction The word “yoga” comes from the Sanskrit word Yuj, meaning to “yoke,” “join,” or “unite.” The word implies...

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    Risk Factors The ZSS disorders are inherited in an autosomal recessive manner. Individuals with mutations in both copies of any one of...

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    Overview Zinc is an important element that is found in every cell in the body. More than three hundred enzymes in the body need zinc in order to function...

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    Risk Factors Only males are at risk for XYY syndrome. Most cases of the disorder are not inherited but result from a random event during the formation of...

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    Causes and Symptoms Yellow fever is a viral disease of humans spread by infected mosquitoes. The infectious agent is a flavivirus. Yellow fever is...

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    Indications and Procedures The transplantation of organs from human donors to human recipients has been established practice in medicine since the first...

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    Related conditions: Skin cancer, eyelid tumors, telangiectasia,...

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    Overview Xylitol, a natural sugar found in plums, strawberries, and raspberries, is used as a sweetener in some “sugarless” gums...

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    Causes Work addiction is caused by a complex constellation of factors, including family history of work addiction or other addictions, perfectionism,...

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    Introduction Motivation is the psychological process that directs people’s choices regarding the type and intensity of their behavior. A common...

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    Overview Artemisia absinthium, or common wormwood, is best known as an ingredient of the alcoholic beverage...

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    Woman-centered care is an approach to medicine that empowers women to make decisions and manage their own care, ensuring...

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    Overview Although men and women share a majority of health issues, there are many conditions that are specific to women. Women’s...

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    Causes and Symptoms Wilson disease is an autosomal recessive disorder of copper metabolism, resulting in excess copper accumulation and toxicity in the...

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    Causes and Symptoms Withdrawal can be caused by medicines, alcohol, or illegal drugs. The factors that increase the chances of developing withdrawal...

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    Risk Factors There are no known risk factors for WPW syndrome....

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    Risk Factors There are no known risk factors. The incidence of Williams syndrome is estimated to be less than 1 in 10,000 people. The disease almost...

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    Risk Factors One risk factor for Wilms’ tumor is having a family member with a Wilms’ tumor. Certain birth defects also increase the risk of a...

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    Causes and Symptoms When a moving car collides with an obstacle, the driver and passengers suddenly feel themselves...

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    Overview Whole medicine is a treatment that is an alternative to allopathic (conventional) medicine. Whole medicine is a type of...

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    Causes and Symptoms The etiological agent of whooping cough is Bordetella pertussis, a small, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium. A similar organism,...

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    Causes and Symptoms For most of the twentieth century following its discovery in Uganda, West Nile virus, an organism that can cause severe inflammation...

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    Causes and Symptoms Wheezing is a whistling or grating noise created when a person’s breathing passages are narrowed or blocked. It can be accompanied...

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    Overview Whey is one of the two major classes of protein in milk. The other is casein, the “curds” of “curds and whey.”...

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    Related conditions: Fatigue, illness, malnutrition, infection, poor wound...

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    Risk Factors The Werner syndrome (WRN) gene is transmitted as an autosomal recessive trait. The risk for Werner syndrome is related to the level of...

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    Risk Factors Individuals without a family history presumably have de novo (sporadic) mutations. Advanced paternal age is a risk factor for sporadic...

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    Alfalfa Effect: Possible Harmful Interaction The herb alfalfa (Medicago sativa) is...

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    Definition Water treatment is the process of removing contaminants from water to make it safe for drinking,...

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    Risk Factors Von Gierke disease is an autosomal recessive trait that requires that both parents pass on the mutations. In September...

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    Related conditions: Renal cysts; clear cell form of renal cell carcinoma;...

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    Causes and Symptoms Von Willebrand disease (vWD) is a genetic disorder affecting the normal clotting function of platelets in the...

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    Overview Vitamin B6 plays a major role in making proteins, hormones, and neurotransmitters—chemicals that carry signals between nerve cells. Because...

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    Causes and Symptoms There is no known cause for vitiligo, but it may be an autoimmune disease or a disorder in which one or more genes contribute to its...

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    Structure and Functions Vision is one of five special senses. Vision provides information about the environment and is important in balance. Loss of...

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    Overview Vitamin B1, also called thiamin, was the first B vitamin discovered. Every cell in the body needs thiamin to make adenosine triphosphate, or...

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