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crampsCeliac Disease

Celiac disease (also known as coeliac disease or celiac sprue) is the name of a condition in which the body’s own immune system overreacts to gluten, a protein found in … read more

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Cystic Fibrosis: Trikafta

What is TrikaftaTM? Trikafta is a “triple-combination therapy” made of three different modulator drugs- tezacaftor, ivacaftor, and elexacaftor. Modulators work by helping to fix defective CFTR protein. Trikafta may be … read more

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DXA scannerDXA Scan

DXA stands for “Dual–energy X–ray Absorptiometry.” It’s the most widely used method to measure bone density (how solid your bones are) and to see if your bones are thinning. Two x-ray … read more

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Dating Violence: Quizzes

Quiz #1 Take this quiz to help figure out if you’re experiencing abuse in your relationship. Read statements 1-8 and think about your answers. I’m scared of talking to/spending time with, or … read more

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Suicide Prevention

As a teen, it’s normal to feel sad, down in the dumps, irritable (easily annoyed or angry), or even depressed once in a while. Most of the time you’ll be … read more

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Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies, also known as “hay fever,” affects almost 50 million people in the U.S. alone. What are seasonal allergies? Seasonal allergies (also called “hay fever”) are certain conditions that … read more

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