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Past Sufferers of Pneumonia Know How Awful It Can Feel

thumbnail of Past Sufferers of Pneumonia Know How Awful It Can Feel An infection in one or both of the lungs is known as pneumonia. Fungi, viruses, and bacteria can cause pneumonia. When a person has pneumonia, the alveoli or air sacs in the lung are filled with pus or fluid. This causes moderate to severe trouble breathing and can cause oth ...

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Many People Are At Risk of a Hernia Without Recognizing It

thumbnail of Many People Are At Risk of a Hernia Without Recognizing It Hernia is a medical condition that happens when a body part or organ protrudes through a weak spot or an opening in the muscle and tissue that keeps the organ in its cavity. A lot of hernias happen in the area between the hips and the chest, but can also occur in the groin a ...

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Clinical Trials Are An Important Part of the Development of Medicine and Medicinal Treatments

thumbnail of Clinical Trials Are An Important Part of the Development of Medicine and Medicinal Treatments (welks) Day in and day out, scientists worldwide are working hard to develop new potential forms of treatment for the many medical ailments that face our society. As part of ensuring the safety of any potential treatment, it must legally undergo clinical trial testing. Many people h ...

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The Signs and Symptoms of Anorexia May Not Be as Obvious As You Think

thumbnail of The Signs and Symptoms of Anorexia May Not Be as Obvious As You Think Anorexia nervosa, usually just called anorexia, is an eating disorder that is often characterized by an extremely low body weight (and BMI), a deep fear of gaining additional weight, and an image of their body that is often highly distorted. Although typically underweight, p ...

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