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Untreated Basal Cell Carcinoma Can Become a Serious Problem

thumbnail of Untreated Basal Cell Carcinoma Can Become a Serious Problem Different types of cancers plague human beings. However, skin cancer stands out with its huge number of victims. More than 100,000 people are diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma annually. Cancer results from the uncontrolled multiplication of cells. These cells accumulate in ...

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Rubella is Still a Problematic Virus In Parts of the World

thumbnail of Rubella is Still a Problematic Virus In Parts of the World Rubella, commonly referred to as the German measles, is an air-borne and highly contagious virus. While most individuals recover from the disease without treatment, the illness can wreak havoc on children born to infected mothers. In the mid-1960s a vaccination was developed ...

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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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