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Porphyrias
by Kimberly Allen, RN Porphyrias are a group of disorders that can affect your skin or nerves.  The most common type of porphyria is called porphyria cutaneous tarda or PCT.  PCT can be either acquired or inherited.  approximately 80% of PCT cases are acquired with the remaining 20% being... Read more
Burkitt’s Lymphoma

The two main types of cancer that affect the lymphatic system in your body are Hodgkin’s lymphoma and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Burkitt’s lymphoma is classified as a non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma…

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Epidemic or pandemic?

Most people think of epidemic and pandemic as being the same, however, they are not. though both terms do refer to an infectious disease that spreads rapidly the two are distinctly different…

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HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS

Medical June 18, 2012

The human immunodeficiency virus more commonly refered to as HIV is a sexually transmitted disease though it can aksi be transmitted through the use of contaminated needles, contact with infected bloodor an infected mother can pass it to her child during pregnacy, childbirth or breast feeding…

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