November 2010

Feeling Out of Joint
The Aches of Arthritis

Cartoon of an older woman, grasping her wrist after raking leaves.

Arthritis is one of the most common diseases nationwide. Scientists have made rapid progress in understanding and developing effective new treatments for many forms of the disease. Read more about arthritis.


Herpes in Hiding
Genital Herpes Often Unrecognized

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It’s an uncomfortable topic, but it’s a health issue you should know about. Nationwide, about 1 out of 6 people between ages 14 and 49 is infected with the main virus that causes genital herpes. Read more about genital herpes.


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