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Syphilis and the Tuskegee Study by Emily Meininger

By at October 14, 2011 | 7:41 am |

Syphilis is a sexual transmitted disease that has increased significantly in the United States in the past decade. Syphilis is a bacterial infection caused by Treponema pallidum; this infection is mostly spread by sexual contact and spreads from skin to skin or mucous membranes. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: more...

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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) by John Merz

By at October 13, 2011 | 7:46 am |

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a strain of the Staphylococcus bacteria that is not affected by the usual antibiotics used to treat staph infections.  Because it is resistant to antibiotics, it is a more serious infection as it is difficult to treat.  MRSA can be found in any place where other treatable staph infections are located.  It is common more...

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Alzheimer’s Disease by Connie Maull

By at October 12, 2011 | 7:01 am |

Alzheimer’s Disease is a type of dementia. Dementia is a general term for memory loss and loss of other intellectual and social abilities serious enough to interfere with activities of daily life. Alzheimer’s accounts for 50-80 percent of dementia cases. It is not a typical part of the aging process. It causes brain changes that gradually worsen over time. Brain cells more...

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