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Genetic Testing for Celiac Disease Help Confirm a Diagnosis

Dr. Sheila Crowe, a professor at the University of Virginia, recently joined the Consults blog to answer reader questions about celiac disease.

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Exercise-induced asthma causes, symptoms and treatment

Every four years, exercise-induced asthma draws special attention among scientists and the media, in lock step with the Winter Olympics.

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Y Hromosome Can Change Fastest in Human Genome

Far from being in a state of decay, the Y chromosome is the fastest-changing part of the human genome and is constantly renewing itself.

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USA Obesity Rates Peak

Obesity rates hit plateau in U.S.. Americans, at least as a group, may have reached their peak of obesity, according to data the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Wednesday.

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Salt Substitutes Are Not a Healthy Option

Salt Substitutes: Are they Safe?

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Appendicitis symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

What is appendicitis? Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix, a small, finger-like tube located where the large and small intestine join.

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How to treat ankle sprain

Nearly three-quarters of Americans will eventually experience some type of foot problem. In athletes, these problems are even more common.

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Posture guide: how to avoid slouch

Slouching can result in serious long-term back issues. Take steps now to correct your posture and you’ll lessen the likelihood of future back problems.

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Consumer Product Safety investigates metal cadmium in children’s jewelry from China

Federal Government probes mental cadmium in kids’ jewelry imported from China. U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the agency that regulates children’s jewelry and toys imported from Ansian manufactures.

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Snoring causes and treatments

What is snoring? Snoring is a common sleep disorder that can affect all people at any age.

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