Health Guides

Pubic Lice (“Crabs”)

Pubic lice are tiny, round, wingless insects that live on the skin. They’re also called crabs because they have “claws,” which they use to hang on to hair. They’re light … read more

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Low-Salt Diet

One of the ways to manage high blood pressure is by following a low-salt (also called low-sodium) diet. What is sodium? Sodium is a mineral that is required to maintain … read more

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Dehydration

Did you know that about two-thirds of your body is made up of water? That’s a lot! Even though it’s normal to lose some water every day, there may be … read more

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Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease (passed down from parents to a child) that can affect many different organs in the body. More than 30,000 people are living with … read more

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Vitamin D

What is vitamin D? Vitamin D helps your immune system function effectively, reduces inflammation, and helps your body absorb calcium. Calcium is a mineral that gives strength to your bones and teeth, … read more

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Hearing and Music

When you’re listening to music with headphones or earbuds, do people around you ever complain because they can hear your music, too? After a pop or rock concert, do you … read more

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Eating Disorders: Myths

Myth: Everyone with an eating disorder is underweight. Truth: Eating disorders effect individuals across the weight spectrum. Eating disorders do not discriminate based on body-size.   Myth: Eating disorders are just an extreme … read more

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