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Fatal Familial Insomnia, Graft Versus Host Disease, and Other Unusual Diseases

You’ve probably seen at least one Dateline featuring crazy diseases, strange medical conditions with even stranger names. The poor souls who are diagnosed with these syndromes make us thankful that they are indeed rare. There are probably hundreds of these, but here is my list of the top five most unusual. 1. Alice in Wonderland […]

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Diagnosing Cystic Fibrosis In Children

Cystic Fibrosis is an inherited condition in which a defective gene disrupts the normal production of mucus, causing it to become thick and sticky. As the mucus cannot move properly, it begins to build up in the body and form obstructions in areas such as the lungs and pancreas. The result is often severe lung […]