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Understanding And Preventing One Of The Causes Of Swelling – Lymphedema

Understanding And Preventing One Of The Causes Of Swelling – Lymphedema

[ 0 ] 2011-03-23 | |

Like a city’s storm sewer system, the human lymphatic system is responsible for collecting excess fluids that build up in our tissues. When the system fails to work properly, painful swelling called Lymphedema results, but new approaches are reducing the risk.

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Understanding The Risks Of Radiation On Human Health

Understanding The Risks Of Radiation On Human Health

[ 0 ] 2011-03-17 | |

Because most of us are neither doctors nor physicists, our awareness of the health risks posed by radiation exposure from a nuclear plant failure is often lacking. The result is that events such as those that occurred in Japan can cause undue fear for our health.

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