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Cystic Fibrosis is a devastating genetic disorder which is multi-system, affecting the lungs, sinuses, sweat glands and digestive tract. This illness affects over 30,000 people in the United States alone, with over 700 of these people in Georgia. The disease is painful and debilitating but we are beginning to understand how the disease works and […]

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You might think that you are the only one that has them, but you’re not. If you have hives, you are one of MANY! Hives (technically called “urticaria”) is a very common skin problem with the most common symptom being itchiness. Twenty-five percent of people have hives at some point in their lives. Most of […]

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Sleep Apnea May Increase Women’s Risk of Heart Disease Sleep apnea is a silent affliction that affects millions of people every year. It often goes undiagnosed, and has been associated with many health problems from tiredness and lack of focus to high blood pressure to diabetes to mental and emotional problems. A new study demonstrates […]

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Grow Up on a Farm? You Have a Lower Risk of Asthma in Atlanta Asthma is an illness that is more common than people realize, affecting many thousands of people all over the United States every year. It affects sleep, social interactions, mood, focus and can even, in extreme cases, be deadly. A new study […]

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Cystic Fibrosis affects tens of thousands of people worldwide. It is an illness in which mucus builds up in the lungs and pancreas, among other organs, causing airways to become constricted and blocked. This leads to infections, damage to the lungs and eventually to the failure of the respiratory system. Now, a new study has […]

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You might think that you are the only one that has them, but you’re not. If you have hives, you are one of MANY!

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Cystic Fibrosis is a devastating genetic disorder which is multi-system, affecting the lungs, sinuses, sweat glands and digestive tract. This illness affects over 30,000 people in the United States alone, with over 700 of these people in Georgia. The disease is painful and debilitating but we are beginning to understand how the disease works and […]

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Tens of thousands of people suffer from asthma in the United States, with hundreds of those in Georgia. The instances of this disease are on the rise across the nation and the world. People who suffer from this illness have swollen and inflamed airways and lungs, which react abnormally to irritants. This causes an asthma […]

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Food allergies are a major problem across the United States, affecting millions of people. These allergies go far beyond the itchy eyes and stuffy nose of hay fever; they can lead to serious health risks and even death. The common accepted wisdom is that allergies run in families and that if one child is allergic […]

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  We’ve all heard about seasonal allergies, and those times of year (usually spring and fall) where they kick up in force. Some people, however, seem to suffer from never-ending allergy symptoms and it can be frustrating and painful to deal with. For those people, the answer could be found in spores produced by mold […]

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