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World Hepatitis Day

On July 28th is celebrated the World Hepatitis Day, an initiative created by WHO (World Health Organisation) to remember about the consequences of this… 147 more words

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Sore Throat: Is it Strep?

By PEGGY EAGAN, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Correspondent

Having a sore throat is not only a literal pain in the neck; it is also often a mystery. 677 more words

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The Mystery of Fibromyalgia

By Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Staff

Fibromyalgia is a bit of a medical mystery. It’s a disease of unknown causes characterized by lasting pain, fatigue and changes in mood. 478 more words

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Are You At Risk for Shingles?

By Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Staff

If you’re a senior, chances are you’ve known somebody who has suffered a bout of shingles. There’s no mistaking its telltale painful rash, and its connection to chickenpox is commonly discussed. 553 more words

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BIDMC’s Autoinflammatory Disease Center Provides the Answer to Mysterious Pain

By Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Staff

Sheila Wilson felt an inconspicuous popping sensation in her sternum while weeding her garden.  Well-known among her friends for her exceptionally active and healthy lifestyle, she quickly dismissed it.  625 more words

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All About Angina

By PEGGY EGAN, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Correspondent

The heart relies on a steady flow of blood to supply the body’s other organs with the oxygen and nutrients they need to function well. 646 more words

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