Maine Passes Law To Protect Children From Second-Hand Smoke

As adults we are made aware of the dangers that we pose to ourselves and the people around us when we smoke. Smoking is a stress reliever for many people and is highly addictive making it a hard habit to break. However, in exchange for a bit of relief throughout the day you are staining your teeth, living with bad breath, and killing your lungs.

Doctors Discover First Cancer Gene At City Hospital

Doctors at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia discovered the first gene that they believe might be connected to a form of neuroblastoma. Neorublastoma is a type of cancer that many doctors believe is inherited.

What Is Autism?

Autism is a mystery condition that affects 1 in every 150 kids. As much as researchers have studied it they have not been able to discover what causes it. Many researchers believe that certain children are more likely to be affected by autism because it or other disorders like it run in the family.

What Is Sarcoidosis?

Sarcoidosis is the inflammation that can cause tiny lumps of cells in certain organs of the body. These lumps are referred to as granulose because the resemble sand or lumps of sugar. They can only be spotted when seen underneath the microscope.

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a severe and chronic brain disorder that disables close to 1.1% of the U.S. who are over the age of 18 in one year. People who suffer from this disorder will hear strange voices that other people cannot hear and they believe that the people around them are broadcasting their thoughts for them to hear. They also become fearful that many people will harm them.


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