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Why your sexual health matters

Why your sexual health matters

September is Sexual Health Awareness Month. Your reproductive organs include your uterus (also called womb), fallopian tubes, ovaries and cerv ...
Sexually transmitted infections: Common questions

Sexually transmitted infections: Common questions

What is a sexually transmitted infection? A sexually transmitted infection (also called STI, sexually transmitted disease or STD) is an infection tha ...
Down syndrome: What you need to know

Down syndrome: What you need to know

World Down Syndrome Day is observed every year on March 21. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Down syndrome (also cal ...
The impact of rare diseases

The impact of rare diseases

In the U.S., any disease affecting fewer than 200,000 people is considered rare. Today, the last day of February is Rare Disease Day, an international ...

What is a Pediatric Neurologist?

A Pediatric or Child Neurologist specializes in treating problems of the brain, spinal cord, nervous system and muscles, in babies and children up thr ...