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What Are HIV and AIDS? Everything You Need to Know

Get the facts about HIV and AIDS, including the most recent prevention and treatment options.

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What Is Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome?

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome is the name for two co-occurring brain disorders: Wernicke encephalopathy and Korsakoff syndrome.

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How Does Teledentistry Work?

Teledentistry is a subset of telehealth that virtually facilitates dental care, allowing patients to consult with their dentists via digital communication.

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What Is Alcoholism? Learn About Alcohol Use Disorder

Alcoholism affects more than 17 million people in America. If you think that you or someone you know has an addiction to alcohol, read on to find out more.

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What is an Immunologist? Your Immunology and Allergy Specialist

Find out everything you need to know about immunologists, doctors who treat allergies, asthma, and immune system disorders.

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What Is Beriberi? Learn About Vitamin B1 Deficiency

Vitamin B1 deficiency is a condition also known as Beriberi. Learn more about the condition, diagnosis, treatment, and how you can prevent it.

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Should You Audio Record Your Next Doctor’s Appointment?

Recording a medical appointment can help you recall important details and may even help you cultivate a better relationship with your doctor.

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How to Stop Grinding Your Teeth

Medically known as Bruxism, grinding your teeth can lead to health problems like tooth damage and loss, jaw pain, headaches, joint problems, and earaches.

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What Is the HIPAA Privacy Act?

What are HIPAA laws? Learn how they protect your health information privacy and what it takes for medical providers to be HIPAA compliant.

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Sinus Infections: What You Need to Know

Find out everything you need to know about sinus infections and their different types, including how long they last and how to treat them.