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Strands of DNA
Strands of DNA

DNA Testing

As technology improves, our ability to understand our own bodies is improving, too. One of the main ways people seek to learn about their genetic background and predict their future health is through DNA testing services. Many of these services claim that they can tell you about your risk for developing various health problems in […]

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A woman pressing on her temple, as if she has a headache
A woman pressing on her temple, as if she has a headache

Anemia

Anemia is a condition that affects many people in the United States. Women, children, and people with certain diseases are at a greater risk of the condition. Anemia occurs when the body has a low level of healthy red blood cells. Usually, there is also a problem with the hemoglobin, a substance that gives red […]

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A woman putting a contact lens in her eye
A woman putting a contact lens in her eye

Contact Lenses

Contact lenses can be lifesavers for people with vision issues or people who are just simply tired of their glasses. There are many different types of contact lenses on the market. While your eye doctor will lay out the best choices for you, knowing some information about contact lenses can make you feel more at […]

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Cold Sores
Cold Sores

Cold Sores

Cold sores are annoying little blisters that can form on your lips or at the corners of your mouth. These sores are frequently caused by the herpes simplex virus, but may also be caused by HV2 as well. The symptoms of these nasty little bumps include swelling, redness, pain, and crusting around the affected area. […]

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A woman sitting on an exam table in a doctor's office
A woman sitting on an exam table in a doctor's office

Cervical Cancer

In 2018, experts believe that approximately 13,240 new cases of cervical cancer will develop, and some women might experience a relapse. These new cases are expected to be invasive. Of these diagnoses, about 4,170 deaths are expected. This type of cancer originates in the cervix. Since it is not an uncommon cancer, all women should […]

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