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Types of Skin Diseases

As is true of many of the diseases on the medical spectrum, skin diseases reference a wide array of conditions which affect the skin. Diseases affecting the skin can be caused by complications of other medical conditions, fungal infections, bacterial infections, allergic reactions, and even insect...

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10 Deadly Skin Diseases

Skin diseases are difficult conditions to live with, to say the very least. Though some skin diseases may cause minimal discomfort, the visual effects of the conditions can cause significant self esteem and confidence issues. The majority of skin diseases cause scarring or disfigurement. Skin...

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Timaeus by Plato

TimaeusBy Plato Written 360 B.C.E Translated by Benjamin Jowett Persons of the Dialogue-SOCRATES- CRITIAS- TIMAEUS- HERMOCRATES Socrates. One, two, three; but where, my dear Timaeus, is the fourth of those who were yesterday my guests and are to be my entertainers to-day? Timaeus. He...

15 Most Horrifying Rare Diseases (NSFL)

15 Most Horrifying Rare Diseases (NSFL)

The world is out to get you. That's how I ended up feeling after compiling this list of horrifying, permanently scarring, eternally terrifying rare diseases. Genetic, infectious, parasitic and everything in-between, these 15 diseases scar their victims for life and scar us mentally having looked...

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What Is Celiac Disease?

Celiac disease is a genetically inherited autoimmune condition which causes the lining of the small intestine to be damaged by eating proteins contained in wheat, barely, rye, and oats. Celiac disease is also known as: sprue, nontropical sprue, gluten intolerance, or gluten-sensitive enteropathy....

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What Is Crohn’s Disease?

Crohn’s Disease is a condition that involves the gastrointestinal tract, inflaming it to the point that the patient suffers various symptoms. The disease can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract - which can be anywhere from the mouth to the anus. In many cases, though, sufferers of...

15 Medical Conditions With Benefits

15 Medical Conditions With Benefits

There are a number of diseases, infections, viruses, and medical conditions that come with some surprising - if occasionally dubious - side benefits.

10 Rare Diseases That Are Almost Like Super Powers

10 Rare Diseases That Are Almost Like Super Powers

Sometimes -- a one in ten million or more sometimes -- a person is stricken with a disease so rare, so peculiar, and so oddly beneficial that it could almost be considered a superpower instead of a debilitating problem.

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How to Prevent Skin Diseases

Skin diseases have become an area of interest in recent years. The prevalence of skin diseases and the rise of incidence of these diseases have been cause for increased concern. Besides the increasing number of diagnosed cases of skin cancer, the emergence of other sometimes deadly forms of skin...

Best Paying Jobs in Health Care

Best Paying Jobs in Health Care

Careers within the health care industry are expected to expand into a record number of job opportunities. Health care careers dominate eight of the top ten highest paying occupations and offer a variety of employment possibilities with ample salaries. During May 2009, the U.S. Bureau of Labor...