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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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nutrition facts labelNutrition Facts Label

The Nutrition Facts Label explains what nutrients (components of food your body needs to grow and stay healthy) and how much of those nutrients are found in one serving of … read more

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oral herpesHerpes

Herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the U.S. It’s an infection caused by two different but closely related viruses, called Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 … read more

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