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The HPV Vaccine

What is HPV? HPV is short for Human Papilloma Virus. This virus is very common, and is usually asymptomatic, which means people are not aware that they have it. It is acquired through sexual contact. A majority of sexually active … Continue reading

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Mumps Update

What is mumps? Mumps is an illness caused by the mumps virus. Symptoms can vary from no symptoms at all, to mild respiratory infection, to acute parotitis (swelling of the salivary glands in the cheeks). Early symptoms of mumps include … Continue reading

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Should kids have personal trainers?

For several years now there has been a lot of concern about the growing problem of childhood obesity and a focus on fitness. There are many options available to provide structured physical activity for kids, and it seems that hiring … Continue reading

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Dangers of the “Cinnamon Challenge”

Teenagers will always find unusual and creative stunts to challenge each other with – but have you heard of this one? The Cinnamon Challenge is a dare to ingest a spoonful of powdered cinnamon in 60 seconds without drinking water. … Continue reading

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