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19 November 2013
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Diarrheal Diseases

19 November 2013, Comments: 0

Diarrheal diseases which are especially prevalent in the developing world, cause significant morbidity and mortality. Each year, diarrheal diseases kill an approximate 2 million […]


1 November 2013
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First Aid: Back to Basics

1 November 2013, Comments: 0

First aid refers to immediate care given to someone who has been injured or suffered sudden illness. It does not necessarily require advanced emergency medical […]


20 October 2013
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Worthwhile Red Cross Summer Programs For Teens

20 October 2013, Comments: 0

What a better way to spend the summer than to take workplace approved Summer Programs for Teens. There are a number of worthwhile programs […]


6 August 2013
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Paresthesia: Types, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

6 August 2013, Comments: 0

Paresthesia is a feeling of tickling, tingling, prickling, burning or numbness of a skin region, usually the hands, arms, feet or legs, but not […]


3 July 2013
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The Truth about Sweet Tooth – Diabetes

3 July 2013, Comments: 0

As of 2011, 8.3% or approximately 25.8 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. In 2010 alone, there was a reported […]