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Lyme disease can cause serious health problems if left untreated

Lyme disease can cause serious health problems if left untreated

Jul. 3 | What is Lyme disease?  Lyme disease is a disease that is caused by a bacterium (Borrelia burgdorferi). It is commonly found in North America and Europe. It is spread by deer ticks. Deer ticks bite and feed on the blood of animals and on humans....

Uncontrolled diabetes can have devastating consequences

Uncontrolled diabetes can have devastating consequences

Jun. 19 |           Dr. Crutchfield, there has been a lot of discussion in the news lately about diabetes. What is diabetes?   Diabetes, also known as diabetes mellitus, is a group of diseases in which there are high levels...

Budget sequestration will undermine fight against HIV

Budget sequestration will undermine fight against HIV

Mar. 6 | On March 1, federal budget sequestration went into effect. This will result in across-the-board cuts of 5.3 percent in most non-defense discretionary programs, including Ryan White, HIV prevention, HIV research, AIDS housing support, and prevention...
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