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Potential causes of hepatitis

The liver is responsible for filtering the blood and helping fight against infections. The liver…

Four Tips for Summer Water Safety

Drowning is a leading cause of death for children ages 1-4, according to the Centers…

Ex-Cigarette Smokers Who Vape May Be At Higher Risk For Lung Cancer

Former cigarette smokers who use e-cigarettes or vaping devices may be at higher risk for…

Early menopause linked to greater risk for breast, and possibly ovarian cancer

Some women who experience menopause early—before age 40—have an increased risk for developing breast and…

Eating More Ultra-processed Foods Tied to Cognitive Decline, Stroke

People who eat more ultra-processed foods like soft drinks, chips and cookies may have a…

Mini stroke vs. stroke

People may be familiar with ischemic stroke, caused by cutting off blood to the brain,…

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Potential causes of hepatitis

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