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warns against ticks Lyme disease

They include: Lyme disease bacteria, Babesia protozoa, Anaplasma, Ehrlichia, and other rickettsia, even encephalitis-causing viruses, and possibly Bartonella bacteria. Because they are not “specific” to Lyme disease, this can lead to a delay in seeking medical care, diagnosis and treatment. Every year, an estimated that 300,000 Americans are infected with …

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Obesity Worsens Menopause Symptoms

Obese and overweight women experienced more severe hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause, Brazilian researchers said. But the study found no association between BMI and psychological symptoms of menopause such as irritability or depression. Action Points Note that this cross-sectional study suggests that overweight and obese women experience greater …

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Local women took to the gridiron tackling a Alzheimer’s disease that kills millions of Americans every year

Local women take on the gridiron for Alzheimer’s disease Outreach. The real meaning behind the touchdowns is to unite young women because of this staggering statistic: almost two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s are female, according to Alzheimer’s Association researchers. Local women took to the gridiron Saturday night tackling a disease …

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