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Health and Disease Papers

A myriad of health and disease topics are summarized in these student papers. These research papers provide a great source of basic information on many important health related topics. Each paper also includes references of trusted health and disease web sites.

Rheumatoid Arthritis by Anne Kazanas
Rheumatoid arthritis or (RA) is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disorder.  It affects and causes damage to many different joints including the joints of the hands and feet, ankles, elbows, hips, and shoulders.  RA also causes damage to cartilage, tendons and ligaments.  Over time it can affect organs and internal systems.  There is no cure for rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis occurs when…

Alzheimer’s Disease by Connie Maull

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) by John Merz

Syphilis and the Tuskegee Study by Emily Meininger

Importance of Breastfeeding by Hollie Strawn

Symptoms and Causes of Gout by Jillian Payne

Symptoms of Infant Botulism by Kayla Colona

Flesh Eating Bacteria (Necrotizing Fasciitis) by Tzipporah Weiss

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI’s) by MaryJo Day Ahr

Squamous Cell Carcinoma by Megan Canada

Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis by Chuck Wensler

Treatments of Sleep Apnea by Matt Peifer

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease by Farahnaz Shahi

What Causes Bone Spurs by Michelle Hofmeister

Symptoms and Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia by Nicole Deckard

Herpes by Megan Karr

Nasal Polyps by Stacey Farmer

Dangers of High Blood Pressure by Kimberly Murphy

Dehydration and Electrolyte Imbalance by Jo Aerne

What is Thalassemia by Brian Ly


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