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10 Most Read Articles of 2019

January 10th, 2020
Communications team
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Does eating oranges help cure a cold?

Eating oranges or drinking orange juice is, unfortunately, not an effective treatment against colds. However, the vitamin C in oranges can help reduce the duration of symptoms if the fruit is consumed preventively in sufficient quantities.

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When should you worry about abdominal pain?

Abdominal pain are generally short-lived and harmless, some can be severe and chronic, and others indicate that your life may be in danger. When should you worry about them?

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What is a lumbar sprain?

A lumbar sprain is defined as an injury to one or more ligaments in the lower back. It can have different degrees of severity, including stretching and partial or complete tearing, and implies a lesion of the soft tissues, such as ligaments, muscles and tendons.

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Digestive Disorders

There are many digestive disorders, their causes vary, and they can be attributed to food allergies or intolerances. Some require a consultation with your health care provider and screening tests.

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Sunscreen: dangerous for your health?

Applying plenty of sunscreen before we go outside is not simply a good idea — it’s a necessity. But do we really know what’s going on with all of those chemicals we’re liberally applying to our skin so many times each day?

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How many hours does a child have to sleep?

Your child’s quality of sleep depends on good sleep hygiene from birth. Here are some tips to help you guide your child.

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Food intolerances

Food intolerance or allergies? They are often confused, but they are very different.

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What is an anti-ENA screen?

An anti-ENA screen is used to help diagnose and monitor the progression of different autoimmune diseases.

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What is whiplash injury?

Whiplash is defined as an injury to one or more ligaments in the neck. It can have varying degrees of severity, including stretching and partial or complete tearing.

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What is an STBBI and how is it transmitted?

There are many forms of sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs). Whether contracted by vaginal, oral or anal sex, STBBIs can be passed on, among other things, through the exchange of bodily fluids or skin contact.

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