What you need to know about lymphoma

What is lymphoma? Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system which includes the lymph nodes, thymus gland, bone marrow and spleen. There are many types of lymphoma, with the main types being Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 8,000 new cases of Hodgkin lymphoma are expected to…
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How to treat a bee sting

Most of us enjoy the smells and bright colors flowers bring us. As the seasons change and the weather warms up helping flowers can grow and bloom, it also means bees are working hard to keep our flora pollinated. Generally, bees, hornets and wasps fly around minding their buzzing business. However, occasionally people experience the…
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Making the decision to breastfeed

Human milk provides the most perfect, nutritious food for babies, giving them all the nutrients, energy, and immune protection that they need. Formula just cannot compare to human milk in terms of the benefits to baby and to the lactating parent. Benefits to the baby include fewer infections as an infant and into childhood. Breastmilk…
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