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The stomach flu

The stomach flu

Medical September 17, 2012

The medical term for the stomach flu is gastroenteritis. Though it is referred to as the stomach flu it has nothing to do with influenza. The virus that causes influenza does not cause gastroenteritis. Most experts believe that there are approximately 5 billion cases of gastroenteritis every year worldwide, most of which …

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Appendicitis

Appendicitis

Medical August 17, 2012

Appendicitis occurs when the appendix has become infected and inflamed. It is considered a medical emergency and requires immediate medical intervention. Appendicitis is most common reason for emergency surgery in the US…

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