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What causes tuberculosis? The Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacterium causes TB. It is spread through the air when a person with TB (whose lungs are affected) coughs, sneezes, spits, laughs, or talks. TB is contagious, but it is not easy to catch. The chances of catching TB from someone you live or work with are much higher than from […]

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Vitamin D

Your body produces vitamin D naturally when it’s directly exposed to sunlight. Besides getting vitamin D through sunlight, you can also get it through certain foods and supplements to ensure adequate levels of the vitamin in your blood. Vitamin D has several important functions. If your body doesn’t get enough vitamin D, you’re at risk […]

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All About LEAD Blood Level

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 Blood Lead Levels in Children   What Do Parents Need to Know to Protect Their Children? Protecting children from exposure to lead is important to lifelong good health. Even low l evels of lead in blood have been shown to affect IQ, ability to pay attention, and academic achievement. And effects of lead exposure cannot […]

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