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tattooTattoos

Body art has been a form of self-expression for centuries. For some it may be a fashion statement, and for others, a tattoo may have religious, cultural or personal meaning. … 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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mosquitoBug Bites and Stings

General Info & How to Protect Yourself: Bug bites and stings are common, especially in the summer. Most of the time a bite or sting from an insect is harmless … read more

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Peanut Allergy

Peanut allergy is more common than ever before; its prevalence has tripled in the past ten years. Approximately 1 million children in the United States have a diagnosed peanut allergy. … read more

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girl panickingSchizophrenia

Everyone has thoughts sometimes that they worry about. In a small number of people, unusual thoughts and intense feelings can be a sign of a mental illness called schizophrenia. People … read more

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Dental Dams

Dental dams are used as a barrier during oral sex. Oral sex is a sexual act that involves the mouth, lips or tongue and a penis, vagina, anus or genital … read more

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male condomCondoms: Male Condoms

The male condom is a sheath (covering) worn over the penis during sexual activity. It prevents pregnancy by acting as a barrier, preventing semen from entering the vagina so the … read more

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mosquitoZika Virus

Zika is a virus transmitted through infected (Aedes) mosquitos that could cause serious health concerns in some people. Scientists are working hard to understand this health problem however there are … read more

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