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Understanding Cancer

Cancer is a general term that represents a wide range of different conditions in the body. Cancers can have different characteristics, locations, and treatments, but they all represent uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. Cancer starts out as a single cell that turns into an abnormal cell, possibly from genetic and […]

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Controlling Risk Factors for Diabetes

Controlling Risk Factors for Diabetes Diabetes is most often seen in those who are 45 years or older, overweight, have a family history of diabetes, and have high blood pressure and/or high cholesterol. It is most commonly found in African American, Latino, Native American, Asian American, or Pacific Islander populations. […]