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Autism: A spectrum on the path to segmentation

Autism is a multi-faceted disorder that cannot be identified by a single symptom or explained by a single biological cause. As a result, it is referred to as autism spectrum disorder (ASD). People with ASD experience a wide range of problems, typically characterized by impaired communication and social interaction disorders as well as restricted, repetitive […]

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What Are The Different Types Of Freckles?

cjhobo/Shutterstock By Maria Scinto/Sept. 1, 2021 5:07 pm EDT Freckles — are they a blessing or a curse? For many of us, they are just part of life, something that we’ve lived with since we were tiny, and if asked to describe our overall color scheme, we’d be tempted to answer “polka dotted.” While many people […]

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What Does It Mean When The Right Side Of Your Chest Hurts

Indypendenz/Shutterstock By Sam Ramsden/Aug. 30, 2021 7:26 pm EDT Body pain of any form can be very concerning, and certain discomfort can actually be attributed to a variety of causes depending on where the aches are located. Chest pain, which is generally associated with muscle problems and acid reflux, is one of the most common (via […]

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The Best Strength Training Exercises For Beginners

ORION PRODUCTION/Shutterstock By Ashley Moor/Aug. 25, 2021 9:30 am EDT While running on a treadmill every day certainly has its benefits, cardio exercises like this do not contribute much to the effort of building muscle mass or giving you those rock-hard abs you’ve always wanted. According to Women’s Health Magazine, the best way to build muscle […]

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Unpacking the body’s interferon response to COVID-19

Interferons are potent natural antivirals, rallying other parts of the immune system to defend against viruses. Some clinical trials have tested interferons as a treatment for COVID-19, but results have been mixed, and the science has been unclear about whether interferons are helpful or harmful. New research in Cell, led by Ivan Zanoni, Ph.D. at […]

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The Essentials To Pack For An International Trip

If you’re gearing up for an international trip, lucky you! You’re probably pretty excited, but you might be wondering what it is you need for a trip out of the country. You want to save space in your suitcase for souvenirs, but there’s little worse on a trip than to get there and find out you’ve […]