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21 April 2017
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Nicotine withdrawal

21 April 2017, Comments: 0

Nicotine withdrawal is one reason why many individuals find it difficult to quit smoking. Many regular smokers end up addicted to nicotine and sudden […]

18 April 2017
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Who are at risk for sepsis?

18 April 2017, Comments: 0

Sepsis is the toxic reaction of the body to infection. The immune system fights off infections and in most cases, it is successful and […]

17 April 2017
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Lymphatic filariasis

17 April 2017, Comments: 0

Lymphatic filariasis is an infectious, parasitic condition brought about by nematodes. The condition is triggered by the presence of thread-like worms or filariae in […]

13 April 2017
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Perforated eardrum

13 April 2017, Comments: 0

A perforated eardrum involves a tear or rupture in the tympanic membrane between the outer and middle ear. The tympanic membrane or eardrum vibrates […]

12 April 2017
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What are the causes of a foot bruise?

12 April 2017, Comments: 0

A foot bruise is usually due to a minor injury from bumps, scrapes, falls or trips. In most cases, the feet and legs easily […]