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Apr 15, 2014 - Stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted, depriving brain tissue of oxygen and nutrients. Stroke is a medical emergency

Antiphospholipid syndrome

Apr 15, 2014 - Antiphospholipid syndrome is a rare disorder in which your immune system attacks certain blood proteins, creating clotting abnormalities that can cause stroke and pregnancy complications

Polycythemia vera

Apr 10, 2014 - Polycythemia vera is a rare blood disorder in which a person's bone marrow makes too many blood cells

Polymorphous light eruption

Apr 10, 2014 - Polymorphous light eruption is a sun-induced skin rash affecting people who develop a sensitivity to sunlight

Swine flu (H1N1 flu)

Apr 05, 2014 - Swine flu — Comprehensive overview covers swine flu symptoms, tests, treatment and prevention

Salmonella infection

Apr 05, 2014 - Salmonella infection will cause only diarrhea and stomach pain in some people, but for infants and immunocompromised people, this bacterial illness can cause life-threatening complications


Apr 02, 2014 - Concussions can be serious injuries that need sufficient time to heal

Listeria infection

Apr 01, 2014 - Most people exposed to listeria don't become ill. But for those at risk of a listeria infection — a foodborne illness — the consequences can be severe

Lung cancer

Mar 19, 2014 - Smoking increases your risk of lung cancer. Quit now and reduce your risk

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