Health Guides

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acupunctureAcupuncture

Acupuncture used to be a treatment that was only practiced in Eastern Asia, but over the years it’s become available in the United States and many other countries. Acupuncture is … read more

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depressed girlCoping with Loss

Loss is a part of life that becomes more common as you move out of childhood into your teenage years and adulthood. Losing someone or something important to you is … read more

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scoliosisScoliosis: General Information

Scoliosis means that your spine, or “backbone,” is curved. Most people with curved spines also have rotated spines. What causes scoliosis? There are different types of scoliosis and different reasons … read more

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headacheMigraine Headaches

Most people have headaches once in a while, but not everyone gets the same type of headache and some people get more than one type of headache. Migraine headaches are … read more

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HIV, AIDSHIV/AIDS

In the past HIV/AIDS was considered to be a deadly disease. Medical research has helped health care providers understand HIV and improve available treatments. HIV/AIDS can now be treated with … read more

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facial piercingsBody Piercing

People from many different cultures have pierced their bodies for centuries. If you look in a history book, you will find that Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans decorated their bodies with … 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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