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Are You Gaining Weight for No Reason? A Self-Help Check-List
The most common reasons for weight gain are overeating and poor eating habit or lack of exercise. If you’re eating a healthy, balanced diet and living an active lifestyle and you gain weight, you may wonder how that’s possible. Inexplicable weight gain may have several less apparent causes. Use the following checklist to find the source of the problem and what to do about it.
Could You Recognize the Signs of Pancreatic Cancer?
During their lifetime, 16 out of every 1,000 people will receive a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. Although survival rates are improving, pancreatic cancer is still essentially incurable; 4 out of 5 sufferers die within a year of diagnosis. Just like any other cancer, early detection increases the likelihood of effective treatment, so make sure that you know the signs, for yourself and for those you love.
Kissing Bugs Guide and Chagas Disease
Chagas disease, also called American trypanosomiasis, is a potentially deadly disease caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi (or T. cruzi for short). Kissing bugs are insects that can carry Trypanosoma cruzi. Kissing bugs are also known as triatomines, cone-nose bugs, or chinches. Kissing bugs usually feed on blood during the night, when animals or people are asleep or inactive. They are called kissing bugs because they sometimes bite people on the face.
Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a condition that affects the nervous system, specifically the spinal cord, causing weakness in one or more limbs. Practicing good hygiene is one way to protect yourself and your family from diseases that can cause AFM.

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