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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) by MariJo Day Ahr

By at October 19, 2011 | 6:04 pm |

UTI stands for urinary tract infection. That means that germs have infected a part of our body’s urinary system: bladder, urethra, kidney(s) or the tubes that connect the kidneys and the bladder. UTIs are the second most common type of infection in the body and are the reason for more than eight million doctor visits per year. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle more...

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Necrotizing Fasciitis by Tzipporah Weiss

By at October 18, 2011 | 6:08 am |

Necrotizing fasciitis is a rare but life-threatening aggressive soft-tissue infection that causes  rapidly spreading inflammation and the death of the soft-tissue (necrotizing) and the fascia, the layer of soft tissue covering the muscle. This is also commonly known as flesh-eating disease or flesh-eating bacteria syndrome. Infection typically follows trauma, although more...

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Infant Botulism by Kayla Colona

By at October 17, 2011 | 7:40 am |

Botulism is uncommon but very serious in children and adults. Infant botulism is the most common of the three main types which are: Infant, food-born, and wound botulism. In the United States about 145 cases are reported each year and 65% of them are infant botulism. It is caused by a nerve toxin from bacteria called Clostridium botulinum. These bacteria can be found in more...

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Gout by Jillian Payne

By at October 16, 2011 | 9:14 am |

Gout is a complex type of arthritis that is caused by a buildup of uric acid.  It is said that gout can be one of the most painful forms of arthritis.   It is attacks of pain, swelling, and tenderness in joints.  These attacks usually happen in the big toe first. The ankles, knees, wrists, and elbows can also be affected.  Gout is treatable, and steps can be taken to more...

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Importance of Breastfeeding by Hollie Strawn

By at October 15, 2011 | 8:39 am |

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) “strongly recommends” that women breastfeed their infants exclusively for the first 6 months of life. After the introduction of solid food, continuing breastfeeding is recommended to at least the 12th month. The benefits to both the mother and the infant are well researched, and more benefits are being discovered through more...

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