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Hemorrhoids

Some symptoms of hemorrhoids include rectal bleeding after bowel movements, painful bowel movements, and anal itching.


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Blood Transfusions May Cut Risk of 'Silent' Stroke in Kids With Sickle Cell

Study found children who got monthly infusions were less likely to suffer another attack

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Thrush and the Newborn

Oral thrush, also known as candidiasis, is a fungal or yeast infection that can occur in newborns and in people with weakened immune systems. Oral thrush is caused by an overgrowth of a fungus called Candida, which is normally found on the skin or in mucous membranes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Symptoms of thrush include cracks in the corners of the mouth and white or yellow raised areas on the lips, tongue and palate.

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Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

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Asthma
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.

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Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.

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