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The History of Celiac Disease: How it Came to Be

Ever wonder how celiac disease was discovered? Read on to find out.

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Should Caregivers Tell a White Lie to an Alzheimer's Patient?

With Alzheimer's, the phrase honesty is the best policy may not apply. Should caregivers tell white lies to patients? It may not hurt.

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What Your Poop Says About Your Health

You can learn a lot about your health from taking a look in the toilet. Learn more here.

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Arianna Huffington Is Changing Sleep One Snooze at a Time

Arianna Huffington is known to be the Huffington Post's editor-in-chief and co-founder, but now she is becoming a revolutionary for sleep. Read on to see why Arianna Huffington states that the world is in need of a sleep revolution.

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Math Teacher Conquers Sleep Apnea and Becomes Marathon Runner

He might be small, but he carries a whole lot of heart! John Young, who suffers from dwarfism, has conquered sleep apnea and continues to be victorious as a marathon runner. Read on to learn more about his inspiring

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What Is a CPK Lab Test?

A CPK test is usually done if a person shows signs and symptoms of a heart attack. The doctor may order this blood test to help diagnose a heart attack, identify the cause of chest pain, and determine the extent of heart or muscle tissue damage. Read on to learn more about CPK testing, why it's done, and its indications.

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Salt and Sodium: Are They the Same?

When people say salt, they usually mean the common table salt. Salt is a mineral that is mainly composed of sodium chloride (NaCl). To distinguish table salt from a class of chemical compounds called salts, the terms rock salt or the mineral name halite is used. Read on to learn the difference between sodium and salt.

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Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary Releases Case Study with Muscular Dystrophy Patient

Medical cannabis is often considered a controversial treatment. But, this dispensary has released their first case study with a muscular dystrophy patient. View this slideshow to learn more about his successful results.

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History Buff Teen with Muscular Dystrophy' Gets to Reenact Revolutionary War

Diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, John McConnell, age 14, has always been interested in playing the drums and learning about the American Revolution. Recently, his wish to be a part of a reenactment has been granted. Read on to learn more about his inspiring story.

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Can Detoxing Help Ease Fibromyalgia Symptoms?

One of the most effective treatment options for fibromyalgia (that many patients overlook) is a detox to help flush out the body's bad toxins. Read on to learn why more patients should consider detoxing.

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The Top Tips to Improve Sleep with Fibromyalgia

People with fibromyalgia suffer even during their sleep. View this slideshow for the top tips for improving sleep for fibromyalgia.

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E. Coli Symptoms

Check out this video to learn more about E. Coli symptoms.

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Celebrities Affected by Fibromyalgia

Celebrities with fibromyalgia are coming forward to help their fans and the public know about the disease. Here are several big names that have fibromyalgia and are advocating for the disease.

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What Is Vanacof?

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Ringworm Treatment

Check out this video to learn more about ringworm treatment.

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25 Moms Get Real About What Changed After Kids

Any new mom can naturally expect big lifestyle changes after having a baby. But sometimes it's easy to miss a few. These moms get real about what it's actually like.

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Humor and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Understanding jokes and references requires a person to take in the literal meaning of something, process it, apply subtleties, irony, or social cues to “get” the joke. Children with autism can get stuck here.

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When Could Vaginal Discharge Be a Sign of Something Else?

Vaginal discharge is a normal and physiological function of the body to help keep the vagina healthy. It can also have certain odors, textures, and colors, which help in the identification of infections and other physiological changes in the female body. Read on to know when vaginal discharge could be a sign of something else.

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What Could Swollen Feet Mean?

Swollen feet can be easily linked to pregnancy, standing for long hours, or injury by most people. These cases are often temporary and not a cause for concern. However, swollen feet can also be experienced by people without these factors and can be a sign of an underlying medical condition, especially when swelling is accompanied by other symptoms. Continue reading to know some of the conditions that may cause swollen feet.