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C. difficile in Infancy Could Cause Allergic Diseases in Childhood

Clostridium difficile (C. Difficile) during infancy could increase a child’s risk of developing allergic diseases later in life. A study done by researchers in Korea took 65 infants from ages 1 to 12 months to determine this relationship. “Participants had to have had either a change in bowel habits or diarrhea for more than 2 […]

With Opioid Crisis, a Surge in Hepatitis C

It’s no secret that the opioid epidemic has become a worldwide crisis in recent years and with the rise of intravenous drug use comes the rise of Hepatitis C.  Hepatitis C infects tens of thousands of young drug users, mainly in Appalachian, Midwestern and New England states The Pew Charitable Trusts, written by Christine Vestal. […]

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