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  • Alcohol related dementia

    Alcohol-related dementia, or alcoholic dementia, results from brain damage.  It is a form of dementia cau ...

    Alcohol-related dementia, or alcoholic dementia, results from brain damage.  It is a form of dementia caused by long-term or excessive drinking, and results in nervous system damage and memory loss. K ...

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  • Autoimmune Disease

    Autoimmune Disease results in an immune reaction against a person's own genetic material, and normal cell ...

    Autoimmune Disease results in an immune reaction against a person's own genetic material, and normal cell components. The reason for autoimmune disease is unknown. Examples of autoimmune diseases incl ...

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  • Bronchitis

    See Acute Bronchitis and/or Chronic Bronchitis ...

    See Acute Bronchitis and/or Chronic Bronchitis ...

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  • Caregiving for the Aging

    Caregiving for the Aging - To better understand the challenges and pleasures of caregiving for aging pers ...

    Caregiving for the Aging - To better understand the challenges and pleasures of caregiving for aging persons, it helps to better understand aging care receivers. As people grow older, they need to rem ...

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  • Co-Insurance

    Co-Insurance is the percentage of the cost of a given medical care service or product that a patient must ...

    Co-Insurance is the percentage of the cost of a given medical care service or product that a patient must pay, rather than his or her health insurance coverage. ...

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  • Coronary Artery Disease

    Coronary Artery Disease is the most common type of heart disease in the United States, and the leading ca ...

    Coronary Artery Disease is the most common type of heart disease in the United States, and the leading cause of death in African-Americans/Blacks, Hispanics/Latinos, Asian Pacific Islanders, and Cauca ...

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  • Fecal Occult Blood Test

    Fecal Occult Blood Test is a test in which the stool (solid waste from the bowel) is tested for blood tha ...

    Fecal Occult Blood Test is a test in which the stool (solid waste from the bowel) is tested for blood that can not be seen by the naked eye. Small samples of stool are placed on special cards and sent ...

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  • Kidney Failure

    Chronic kidney disease and chronic kidney failure means permanent kidney damage. It occurs when the kidne ...

    Chronic kidney disease and chronic kidney failure means permanent kidney damage. It occurs when the kidneys are unable to properly get rid of fluid and waste from the blood.  As a result, dangerous am ...

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  • Meditation

    Meditation is a state of concentrating on some object or thought. It usually involves a person turning hi ...

    Meditation is a state of concentrating on some object or thought. It usually involves a person turning his or her attention inward to a single thing. The benefits of meditation can result in a higher ...

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  • Metastasis

    Metastasis is the movement or spreading of cancer cells from one organ or tissue in the body to another. ...

    Metastasis is the movement or spreading of cancer cells from one organ or tissue in the body to another. Cancer cells usually spread through the bloodstream or the lymphatic system. ...

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