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A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that results from a blow or jolt to the head, neck, face, or body. Although your brain is protected by your skull … read more

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sore throatMononucleosis

Have you ever heard of “the kissing disease”? Mononucleosis (pronounced mon-o-nuke-lee-o-sis, or “mono” for short) got this nickname because people can pass it through their saliva when they kiss. Kissing … read more

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Continuous Hormonal Treatment

Oral Contraceptive Pills (OCPs), the Patch, and Vaginal Ring Hormonal treatment including birth control pills, the patch, and the vaginal ring may be taken cyclically (with a week break) or … read more

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Weed, pot, Mary Jane, ganja, bud – what do these terms have in common? They’re all slang names for marijuana. What is Marijuana? Marijuana is the product of the dry, … read more

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