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Diseases and Illnesses

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  • Making Sense Of Avascular Necrosis

    Avascular Necrosis (AVN) is a condition that affects an estimated 10,000 to 20,000 new people each year, worldwide. It appears in the ends of the "long" bones of the body, bones such as the femur and humerus. As a result, AVN can be diagnosed in the...
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  • Mayo Clinic unravels a mystery disease for Minnesota lawyer

    ROCHESTER, Minn. �� Greg Widseth didn't know what hit him. The lawyer felt fine as he coached his son's ninth-grade basketball workout last March. He remembers smiling at a young woman as he left the building. Now Widseth, who once had a...
  • Respiratory virus lingering into spring

    Respiratory virus lingering into spring
    The season for RSV, respiratory syncytial virus, typically tracks the flu closely. This year, the common virus, which causes infection of the lungs and breathing passages, and is particularly dangerous in young children, appeared earlier and has outlasted...
  • Person monitored for Ebola given CPR for heart problem

    One of the five American aid workers being monitored in Nebraska for exposure to Ebola developed a heart problem while jogging Saturday and needed CPR from a bystander. The Nebraska Medical Center said the individual was in stable condition Sunday, and...
  • Recent Kissimmee visitor had measles

    Recent Kissimmee visitor had measles
    An adult international traveler who attended a conference in Kissimmee had measles, the Florida Department of Health confirmed Thursday. The person attended a conference at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center March 16-17. The traveler spent...
  • Bird flu found in a top Minnesota turkey producing county

    An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the that the highly contagious disease...
  • Dear Pharmacist: The link between H. pylori, probiotics and autoimmune disease

    Dear Pharmacist: The link between H. pylori, probiotics and autoimmune disease
    A lot of you suffer with disturbing problems such as diarrhea, constipation, gas, belching, bloating, nausea, reflux, esophagitis, stomach ulcers and fatigue related to anemia. These symptoms might be tied to Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), the ulcer...