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Epilepsy comes from a Greek word meaning 'possession.' The Greeks believed seizures were caused by demons, and regarded them as a supernatural phenomenon. The true nature of epilepsy has long been distorted by myth and fear, and people continue to hold mistaken notions about the disorder.
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Kidneys aren't organs you think about very often, but they are vital to our survival, because they filter waste, extra fluid and salt from the body. When the kidneys stop working properly (known as kidney failure or kidney “injury”), the person may need acute (short-term) or chronic (long-term) dialysis and kidney transplantation.
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When we hear the word arthritis, many of us think of adult or elderly patients with joint pain and stiffness. But did you know that arthritis is a condition that affects about one in 1,000 children and teenagers in Canada—a total of 10,000 young people?
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Conditions and illnesses

It's a fact of teenage life: When puberty hits, acne often does, too...Useful tips.

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Screen for cardiac disease before treatment

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For children with asthma, the cold and flu season can be especially difficult, since both colds and the flu can make asthma symptoms worse.

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Avian Flu, what you should know.

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Newly recognized category of eating disorder gives doctors tools to diagnose children who have a different motivation to limit food intake

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