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Since the introduction of effective antibiotics, tuberculosis management has changed dramatically. People with tuberculosis are now treated in general hospitals and clinics. However, misuse of drugs has led to the development of drug-resistant tuberculosis, which is harder to cure. More »

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The pain of shingles can be intense and feel unrelenting. It may be itching, stabbing, or shooting. Three to four days before the telltale blisters develop, you may feel sluggish or have a fever, chills, a headache, an upset stomach, diarrhea, or difficulties with urination. More »

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Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C, the most serious form of hepatitis, affects approximately 4 million Americans; the true incidence is unknown, but it is estimated that there are between 35,000 and 185,000 new cases each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 21 percent of all acute viral hepatitis in the United States may be attributed to hepatitis C infection. More »

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Lyme Disease

Lyme disease was first identified in 1975 after large numbers of children in Lyme, Conn., and two neighboring towns were found to have arthritis. The symptoms are caused by infection with spiral-shaped bacteria that are carried by deer ticks. More »

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