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Birth Abnormalities

Birth Defects

Birth abnormalities or defect is a condition that occurs when a baby is developing in the mother’s body. Most birth abnormalities occur within the first three months of pregnancy. In the United States, one in every 33 babies is born…

Cervical Cancer: You Need to Know About

Understanding Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that starts in the cervix. The cervix is a hollow cylinder that connects the lower part of a woman’s uterus to her vagina. Most cervical cancers begin in cells on the surface of the…

Tick Bites: Are they harmful?

What is Tick Bites

Are tick bites harmful? A lot of bites from little critters looking for their next meal are no big deal. You get a small red bump, maybe it’s itchy, and you move on. But if you have a tick, you…

Antibiotic Resistance and Its Consequences

To show the risk of Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance happens when germs like bacteria and fungi develop the ability to defeat the drugs designed to kill them. And that means the germs are not killed and continue to grow. Infections caused by antibiotic-resistant germs are difficult and…

Bedbugs – Signs of an Infestation: How to Get Rid

Bedbugs are insects from the genus Cimex that feed on human blood, usually at night. Their bites can result in a number of health impacts, including skin rashes, psychological effects, and allergic symptoms. Bed bug bites may lead to skin changes ranging from small areas of redness…

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Urinary Tract Infection

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in any part of your urinary system — your kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. Most infections involve the lower urinary tract — the bladder and the urethra. Women are at greater risk…