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HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus):lentovirus (slowly-replicating retrovirus); has RNA as genetic material and synthesizes DNA, using reverse transcriptase to incorporate its genetic material into host's genome; causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS); may be spread by contact with body fluids, including blood/semen; binds to CD4 receptors on the surface of target cells within its host; uses host cell's own enzymatic machinery-drugs can interfere w/ host's functions & cause side…

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17 Cancer Facts You Need to Know

Cancer is the leading cause of death in people aged 45-64 in the U.S. What can you do to get or stay cancer-free? Start by reviewing these 17 Cancer Facts.

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Clinton's Comments On Nancy Reagan And HIV/AIDS Cause An Uproar

Hillary Clinton apologized after she called the late Nancy Reagan a "very effective, low-key" advocate on HIV/AIDS awareness, when in fact she and her husband were criticized for not doing enough.

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Marfan Syndrome is a disorder of the connective tissue that affects the skeletal & cardiovascular systems as well as the eyes & skin. It is caused by a defect in the fibrillin-1 gene. The long bones of the body grow too much, among other effects on the body.

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from Gut Health Project

11 Natural Remedies To Fight Acid Reflux (Infographic)

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Home Remedies for Hives

Prev post1 of 3Next Hives, also known as urticaria, are defined as a sudden outbreak of swollen, pale-red bumps or plaques (welts) on the skin. Hives are usually caused by an allergic reaction to a substance that you encountered or swallowed. Due to the allergic reaction, your body releases a protein called histamine, which in

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