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Episode 81: Heart Disease

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Episode 81: Heart Disease

Episode 81: Heart Disease

Hello and welcome to Squeaky Wheel Productions’ Disability Series. Today’s topic is Heart Disease. What is heart disease, what are its characteristics, and how is it managed? We’ll find out the answers to each of these questions and more. Let’s get started! The heart is one of the most important organs: it pumps blood around […]

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3 Magic Exercises For Upper Back Pain

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3 Magic Exercises For Upper Back Pain

3 Magic Exercises For Upper Back Pain

upper back pain is a huge problem experienced by people who work at desks a lot or people who drive a lot it’s really important to get on top of it because left uncontrolled upper back pain will rise up and develop into neck pain and headaches what I’ve got for you in this video […]

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Foodborne Diseases: Better Prevention with Better Public Health Information

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Foodborne Diseases: Better Prevention with Better Public Health Information

Foodborne Diseases: Better Prevention with Better Public Health Information

>>>GOOD MORNING, EVERYBODY. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR COMING. THIS IS OUR FOURTH SESSION IN THE SERIES. AND AS MANY OF YOU KNOW, THE THEME OF THESE SESSIONS IS FROM RIGOROUS SCIENCE TO IMPACT AND WE HAVE RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF FAIRLY GOOD FEEDBACK THAT TALKS ABOUT EXCITEMENT ABOUT THESE EVENTS AND I THINK THESE […]

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GERD – Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or Gastric Reflux, Animation.

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GERD – Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or Gastric Reflux, Animation.

GERD – Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or Gastric Reflux, Animation.

Gastroesophageal reflux disease – GERD, or gastric reflux disease, is a chronic condition where stomach acid flows back up and damages the mucosa of the food pipe – the esophagus. At the junction between the esophagus and the stomach is the lower esophageal sphincter – the LES. The LES is a ring of muscle that […]

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Tuberculosis (TB): Progression of the Disease, Latent and Active Infections.

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Tuberculosis (TB): Progression of the Disease, Latent and Active Infections.

Tuberculosis (TB): Progression of the Disease, Latent and Active Infections.

Tuberculosis, or TB, is one of the oldest and most common infectious diseases. About one third of the world population is believed to be infected with TB. Fortunately, only about 5% of these infections progress to active disease. The other 95% of infected people are said to have a dormant or latent infection; they do […]

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Global Disease Detectives in Kibera

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Global Disease Detectives in Kibera

Global Disease Detectives in Kibera

BREIMAN: It’s actually very hard to imagine that there are people in the second decade of the 21st century that are living under these conditions. One of the other things you’d notice, as you walk around in Kibera, is that the people that are there are almost always smiling. They’re within the moment and accepting […]

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What is Cardiovascular Disease? Doctor Akshay Khandelwal Explains

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What is Cardiovascular Disease? Doctor Akshay Khandelwal Explains

What is Cardiovascular Disease? Doctor Akshay Khandelwal Explains

Cardiovascular disease involves abnormalities of the heart and blood vessels. Coronary heart disease is the most common condition and is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. The lifetime risk for developing significant cardiovascular disease is greater than the likelihood of developing cancer. Your heart is a muscular […]

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CDC Responds to Nodding Disease in Uganda

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CDC Responds to Nodding Disease in Uganda

CDC Responds to Nodding Disease in Uganda

DR. FOLTZ: I’m working as an epidemic intelligence service officer in the United States Public Health Service. We do public-health surveillance and also outbreak investigations. Nodding disease mostly affects 5- to 15-year-old children that we saw when we went and visited them in Uganda. It seems that it starts maybe at 5, 6, 7 years […]

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I Have An AutoImmune Disease

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I Have An AutoImmune Disease

I Have An AutoImmune Disease

– I have lupus. – I have type one diabetes. – I have Hashimoto’s. – I have ankylosing spondylitis and Crohn’s disease. One day, it was December 19th like I’ll never forget it and I just woke up and my right foot was really swollen. – Honestly throughout my life I’ve had like health issues, […]

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