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How the media can help protect people with albinism

Albinism is a rare genetic condition which affects the pigment in the eyes, hair and skin. In the US about 1 person in 17,000 has albinism. In Africa the prevalence is estimated to range between 1 in 1100 to 1 in 15,000. ...

Jun 13, 2017
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Stay safe as summer temps soar

(HealthDay)—As the first major heat wave of the season has much of the eastern United States sizzling, people need to take steps to prevent heat-related illnesses, an emergency doctor says.

Jun 13, 2017
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Status epilepticus: An overview

Seizures can be divided into three major groups: focal, generalised and unknown. Among all form of seizures, status epilepticus (SE) is a serious neurological condition affecting 50 million people around the world. SE is ...

Jun 12, 2017
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