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  • Histoplasmosis

    Histoplasmosis is an infection caused by a fungus that lives in soil. People get infected by breathing in spores from…

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  • Female Athlete Triad

    The female athlete triad is a disorder that can affect women’s eating habits, menstrual cycles, and bone mass.

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  • Surgery for Obesity

    Weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery) involves surgically reducing the size of your stomach so that your body absorbs less of…

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  • What You Should Know Before You Start A Weight-loss Plan

    Learn about the different factors that can affect your efforts to lose weight. Talk to your doctor before you start…

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  • Nutrition for Weight Loss: What You Need to Know About Fad Diets

    A fad diet is a stylish weight-loss plan that promises dramatic results. Typically, these diets are not healthy and don't…

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  • Nutrition for Weight Loss: Is a Low-Carbohydrate Diet Right for Me?

    Foods made of sugars and starches are high in carbohydrates. Learn more about the purpose, health benefits, and side effects…

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  • Lupus

    Learn about the types, symptoms and treatment of lupus.

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  • Prescription Weight-loss Medicines

    Information about weight-loss medicines from the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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  • AIM to Change Food and Activity Journal

    Model your journal after the AIM to Change Food and Activity Journal.

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