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Cancer is linked with genetics and genetics is linked to heredity, which is why some people assume that all cancers are inherited. But the truth is, only about 10 percent of cancers are hereditary.

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What could be better than bread fresh from the oven? Or, a mile-high stack of pancakes for Sunday brunch? Believe it or not, these wheat-filled foods are nothing but trouble for a group of people with Celiac disease.

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Yes! Timothy Ray Brown is cured of the human immunodeficiency virus, more commonly known as HIV. This is the first and only reported case in medical history where someone has been cured of this retrovirus.

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You’ve probably heard the saying “leaves of three; let them be” – a warning to steer clear of the three-leafed plant poison ivy.

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What would you think if I told you that a patient with leukemia (a cancer of the blood cells) could be cured using cells from their own skin?

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While reactions to this habit vary from indifference to disgust, researchers have concluded that double dipping is actually quite gross.

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Among the many sexually transmitted infections (STIs), you have probably heard of ‘the clap’. This infection is also called gonorrhea since it is caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

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We all know that exposure to the sun can cause our skin to darken or even burn. But what are the long-term effects of this sun exposure? And is it the same for tanning beds as it is for natural sunlight?

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A few inches of latex tube rolled up on itself and sealed hermetically in a little foil wrapper doesn’t seem like much, does it? Unfurled and applied properly, the ultrathin barrier fitted snugly between a person and the

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Condoms are an effective way to reduce the chance of pregnancy and prevent sexually transmitted infections (STI). There are a whole bunch of options to choose from, but not all of them are as good at preventing pregnancy and STIs.

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