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6 Diseases Ticks Are Spreading Besides Lyme

When you hear the word "tick," you probably think Lyme disease. But it turns out that ticks spread several diseases in addition to Lyme that the federal Centers for Disease Control are worried about. …

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CDC Releases New Anti-Smoking Ads

You may have noticed this week that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a new part of its "Tips from Former Smokers" campaign. The ads, which hit began running on July 7,…

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Multiple Sclerosis by the Numbers… but Who’s Counting?

More than a million people in the United States have multiple sclerosis... or is it half a million... or a quarter of a million... but then again, who's counting? When I was first diagnosed with MS…

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