Health Columns - Albuquerque Journal
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Viral infections and antibiotics are not a good mix
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There have been huge increases in ... There have been huge increases in viral infections from respiratory viruses causing the common cold, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), influenza and the seemingly always ...
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The term colitis is often used very loosely
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Q: Doctor, my mother has colitis. ... Q: Doctor, my mother has colitis. Can my child develop it?A: ...
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October brings awareness to the birth defect spina bifida
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Genetic and environmental factors, maternal health ... Genetic and environmental factors, maternal health conditions and other issues have been linked to the development of sping bifida
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Baby formula varies based on protein, carbohydrate and caloric ...
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Q: Is there a better formula ... Q: Is there a better formula for my baby?A: ...
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Watching for rhinovirus
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Q: I know a number of ... Q: I know a number of children sick with rhinovirus. What is this virus and why is it such a big pla ...
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Vaccination key to stopping poliovirus in its tracks
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In the 1950s there were more ... In the 1950s there were more than 15,000 cases of paralytic polio annually.
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Avoiding JUNCS key in helping avoid obesity
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JUNCS is an acronym for: junk ... JUNCS is an acronym for: junk food; ultra-processed foods; nutritionally inappropriate foods; caffeinated/colored/carbonated foods/beverages; and sugar-sweetened beverages.
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COVID vaccine recommended for pregnant women
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Q : What are the risks ... Q : What are the risks of getting COVID while pregnant?A: ...
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Keeping an eye on child obesity
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In the last column we discussed ... In the last column we discussed what is BMI and how is it calculated. We also discussed that the ran ...