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By Tehniyet Azam I studied cancer in a few of my courses while I was attending school but I did not know that I would soon be involved in caring for someone with breast cancer. You hear and read about cancers but you don’t grasp the severity of these diseases till it hits home. I experienced t...

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By Tehniyet Azam Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of deaths in women. According to breastcancer.com about 1 in 8 women will develop the invasive form of breast cancer. In 2017, 252,710 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast cancer can be prevented if women check for signs r...

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By Tehniyet Azam Childhood cancer is the leading cause of death by disease beyond infancy. It is estimated that in 2014 there were around 15,780 children from ages 0 to 19 who were diagnosed with a type of childhood cancer. The different types of cancers that have affected these children are leu...

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By Sue Perbody When a child is diagnosed with cancer it is never something easy to digest. However, during this delicate time it is important for a parent to remain emotionally and psychically healthy for their child especially as they undergo treatments. The child is not the only one affected b...

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By Tehniyet Azam According to Center for Disease Control, vaccinations are defined as the administration of antigenic material to stimulate an individual’s immune system to develop adaptive immunity to a pathogen. There has always been a debate whether any one should be vaccinated or not. “Is it...

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By Katy Siwirski Do you have a loss of interest or pleasure in your activities? Do you have trouble sleeping at night, leaving yourself constantly exhausted? Do you have trouble concentrating, or thoughts of suicide? If you experience these symptoms on most days for 2 weeks or longer, you may be suf...

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By Saleha Mallick From the earliest vaccines for smallpox to more recent vaccines targeting the human papilloma virus (HPV), immunization by means of vaccination has revolutionized disease prevention in medicine. The worldwide elimination of the devastating disease, smallpox, by its vaccine and othe...

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By Tehniyet Azam According to Arthritis foundation, Arthritis is a very commonly misunderstood disease. Arthritis is not a single disease; it is an informal way of referring to joint pain or joint disease. There are more than 100 different types of Arthritis and related conditions. People of all age...

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