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dietary ironIron

Iron is a mineral that helps build red blood cells. Most importantly, iron helps your blood cells carry the oxygen, which is needed for energy, throughout the body. Getting the … read more

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purple eating disorder ribbonEating Disorders: Myths

Myth: Everyone with an eating disorder is underweight. Truth: Although most people with clinically-diagnosed anorexia are underweight, or have lost a significant amount of weight, people suffering from bulimia, binge … read more

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energy drinksEnergy Drinks

Many drinks at convenience stores and supermarkets claim to give you energy. Common brands of these drinks, known as energy drinks and energy supplements, include Red Bull®, Full Throttle®, Monster®, … read more

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Soy Allergy

A soy allergy is an allergy to soybeans and is a common food allergy affecting 0.4% of children. Soy allergies are often detected during early infancy as many infant formulas … read more

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smokeless tobaccoSmokeless Tobacco

What is smokeless tobacco? The most common types of smokeless tobacco in the US are chewing tobacco, “plug”, “twist”, “snuff”, “snus”, and dissolvable tobacco products. All of these products are … read more

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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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