Health Guides

Energy Drinks

Many drinks at convenience stores and supermarkets claim to give you energy, such as Red Bull®, Full Throttle®, Monster®, Rockstar®, Five Hour Energy® and others. You may be wondering if … read more

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Peanut Allergy

Peanut allergy is more common than ever before; its prevalence has tripled in the past ten years. Approximately 1-2% of children in the United States have a diagnosed peanut allergy. … read more

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a common skin condition that causes skin cells to grow too quickly and build up, leaving thick, red, silvery, or scaly patches (plaques) on the surface of the … read more

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Bladder Exstrophy

Bladder exstrophy is a rare condition that affects males and females. Only one out of every 20,000 babies born will have bladder exstrophy, and there is no known cause. What … read more

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Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates, sometimes called “carbs, are a source of energy found in grains, fruits, vegetables, and dairy foods. Carbs supply your body with the glucose (sugar) it needs for energy. Extra … read more

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Sore Throat

Sore throat is a common medical condition that usually lasts a couple of days and gets better on its own; however, sometimes a sore throat can be serious. Read on … read more

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Strep Throat

“Strep throat” is a sore throat that is caused by Group A Streptococcus bacteria. It’s the most common bacterial infection of the throat, and the words “Strep Throat” (or “strep”) … read more

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Iron

What is iron and why is it important? Iron is a mineral that helps build red blood cells. Most importantly, iron helps your blood cells carry the oxygen, which is … read more

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