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Healthy Body Image
Many individuals feel that they need to attain a certain physical appearance (i.e., one that is different or ‘better’ than their current appearance) in order to feel happy and confident, while other individuals are comfortable in their own skin and embrace their bodies. The difference between these two types of people involves body image — an individual’s perception of and attitude toward his or her...
Lyme Disease
Lyme disease is the most common tick–borne illness in North America, with up to 25,000 new infections reported each year. The majority of infections occur in the Northeast and north central states. The disease is named after the town of Old Lyme, Connecticut, where the condition was first identified in 1975. If left untreated, Lyme disease can affect multiple body systems and cause a variety of health problems. Fortunately, Lyme disease is preventable and can be treated successfully when it does develop...
Disease prevention is a key factor in the achievement and maintenance of good health. An essential component of the prevention of disease is immunization — the method by which an individual is protected from a disease (usually vaccination). Vaccination involves the administration (via injection or mouth) of a vaccine — a preparation of a killed or weakened virus that prompts the body to ‘remember’ the virus...
Along with toothaches, back aches and stomach aches, headaches are one of the "aches" that just about all individuals experience at least periodically. Symptoms of headaches vary from individual to individual and can range in severity from mild to disabling. While there are many types of headaches, the three most common are tension headaches, migraine headaches and cluster headaches...
Anemia is the most common blood disorder in the United States, affecting approximately 3.5 million individuals. There are many different types of anemia, though all forms of the condition are characterized by an abnormally low number of healthy red blood cells. Some types of anemia are genetically inherited and are not preventable, while other forms are acquired and can be prevented...
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