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Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infections are very common. After infancy, UTIs occur more often in females because their urethra is shorter and is closer to the anus. If a UTI is not detected and treated early, it can spread from the urethra to the bladder and the kidneys.


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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

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