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Potential Cause, Therapy Target for Male Pattern Baldness Uncovered

Researchers have built a strong case that male pattern baldness—the most common cause of hair loss in men—results from elevated amounts of a lipid called prostaglandin D2 (PGD2).

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Ana's Story, a bilingual booklet on sports injuries

When Ana injures her knee playing soccer, she and her family learn about treating and preventing sports injuries. Each booklet has an English and a Spanish version.

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Red in the Face: Understanding Rosacea

Some people think of a rosy complexion as a sign of good health. But red patches on the face may point to something more troubling—a long-lasting skin disorder called rosacea.


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