GERD, also known as acid reflux,is a digestive issue that occurs when the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) does not close properly and stomach contents leak back, or reflux, into the esophagus.

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MS is a chronic neurological condition that affects the central nervous system, which is comprised of the brain and spinal cord. Stay with me, we’re going in deep on this.

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While your next ski or snowboard trip probably will not leave you with a serious injury, the risk is always there.

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The pituitary controls the function of most other endocrine (hormone) glands and is therefore sometimes called “the master gland.”

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Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition that affects more than 7.5 million people in the U.S. It typically develops in patients between 15 and 35 years old according to the National Psoriasis Foundation. 

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Brace yourselves: Flu season is coming, which typically lasts from October to April. So, it seems like the right time to round up a list of common misconceptions and questions about the flu vaccine and some information to set folks straight.

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The plantar fascia is a long, thin ligament present along the bottom of the foot that supports the arch of the foot. When this becomes swollen or inflamed, it is called plantar fasciitis. 

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Obesity and overweight are terms used to describe a level of excess weight that's considered unhealthy for your body size. 

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