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Loud noises have become a part of everyday life, but they can cause permanent damage to your ears.
We are surrounded by noise everyday, conversation, traffic on the street, music, construction equipment and more, but we are now so accustomed to it that there is nothing done to prevent the adverse impact that it has on the ears. The ears are delicate structures with tiny cells in the middle ear which cannot be repaired when they get damaged.

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World Hepatitis Day 2017 marks the start of the campaign to Eliminate Hepatitis by 2030.
What is Hepatitis?
Hepatitis is a condition referring to the inflammation of the liver, caused by either a viral infection, an autoimmune condition or as a side effect of medication. There are five types of Hepatitis, A, B, C, D and E, a different type of virus responsible for each. Hepatitis A and E are acute and short term and B, C and D being chronic and long-term.

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A Sacroiliac Joint Injection is designed to treat pain and inflammation in the Sacroiliac Joint.
What is sacroiliac joint pain?
The Sacroiliac Joint is the connects the spine to the hip bones. There are two sacroiliac joints in the body, one on each side of the sacrum connected by strong ligaments. In humans, they help transfer forces from the lower body to the upper body and also control the pelvis as you walk.

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ARDS is a critical condition when there is fluid build up in the lungs
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome is a condition where fluid collects in the lungs preventing oxygen from reaching the rest of the organs. It is a life threatening lung condition and progresses rather quickly, but is generally treatable and can be recovered from with the right care and quick treatment.

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Scarlet fever is caused by the same bacteria as Strep Throat and is characterized by a bright red rash
Scarlet Fever is a childhood illness caused by a bacterial infection. Although it is rather rare in recent times, it is serious and can often be caused by the same bacteria as strep throat. With better antibiotics, although it is now rare, if left undiagnosed, it can lead to further more permanent damage to the kidneys and the heart.

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