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  • Calorie

    Calorie - A measurement of the amount of energy that is either in various foods, or that is burned off as ...

    Calorie - A measurement of the amount of energy that is either in various foods, or that is burned off as a result Maintaining one's calorie balance is very important for preventing and controlling ov ...

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  • Cancer

    Cancer is a disease in which more body cells or building blocks grow or grow faster in a certain area of ...

    Cancer is a disease in which more body cells or building blocks grow or grow faster in a certain area of the body than they should, or old cells in that area don’t die when they should. Another way of ...

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  • Capitation

    Capitation is the process by which Medicare, Medicaid or other health coverages purchase a specific packa ...

    Capitation is the process by which Medicare, Medicaid or other health coverages purchase a specific package of health services that they desire from HMOs & other managed care organizations, for a ...

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  • Cardiovascular Disease

    Cardiovascular Disease Have you ever thought about what the term "Cardiovascular Disease" really means? A ...

    Cardiovascular Disease Have you ever thought about what the term "Cardiovascular Disease" really means? Although most people think of heart disease and stroke as two different diseases, they're really ...

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  • Cataract

     A cataract is clouding of the lens of the eye, which is normally clear.  The lens is a clear part of the ...

     A cataract is clouding of the lens of the eye, which is normally clear.  The lens is a clear part of the eye that helps to focus light, or an image, on the retina, which is tissue at the back of the ...

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  • CD4 Cells

    CD4 Cells are the main targets of HIV (or Human Immunodeficiency Virus), the virus that causes AIDS. CD4 ...

    CD4 Cells are the main targets of HIV (or Human Immunodeficiency Virus), the virus that causes AIDS. CD4 cells are also known as helper T cells, and CD4+T cells. They help organize the body's immune ( ...

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  • Cervical cancer

    Cervical cancer, which is preventable in women who have regular screening, using the Pap test. The cervix ...

    Cervical cancer, which is preventable in women who have regular screening, using the Pap test. The cervix is the lower, narrow part of the uterus or womb, and the uterus is the hollow, pear-shaped org ...

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  • Chemical Dependency

    Chemical Dependency is a chronic disease which involves alcohol and drug addictions. They usually begin s ...

    Chemical Dependency is a chronic disease which involves alcohol and drug addictions. They usually begin slowly and then grow until the addicted person’s life becomes more and more difficult to manage. ...

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  • Chemotherapy

    Chemotherapy is the treatment of cancer with toxic chemical agents. They often work by blocking the divis ...

    Chemotherapy is the treatment of cancer with toxic chemical agents. They often work by blocking the division of the cells in the cancer. However, these agents usually also block the division of normal ...

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  • Childhood Lead Poisoning

    Childhood Lead Poisoning is contamination of blood from eating or inhaling lead. Children often ingest le ...

    Childhood Lead Poisoning is contamination of blood from eating or inhaling lead. Children often ingest lead by eating paint chips and dust from window sills and doors, especially in buildings construc ...

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  • Childhood Obesity

    Childhood Obesity can be considered to occur when excess body fat causes a negative effect on a child's h ...

    Childhood Obesity can be considered to occur when excess body fat causes a negative effect on a child's health or well being.  Because it is difficult to determine body fat directly, obesity is often ...

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  • Chiropractic

    Chiropractic – A health care approach that primarily focuses on the spine and other parts of the body bei ...

    Chiropractic – A health care approach that primarily focuses on the spine and other parts of the body being closely related. Their goal is to correct alignment problems and support the body's natural ...

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