Medicine has to do with diseases and conditions that affect the entire body. In this section, learn about testing and treatment plans including the medicines used to prevent and treat a range of diseases and conditions.
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Should You Pee on a Jellyfish Sting?
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Epidemiologists Are the 'Disease Detectives' Protecting Public Health
Why Are Potassium Iodide Pills Selling Like Crazy?
Why Are Some Shots Given in the Arm and Some in the Bum?
FDA Approves New Alzheimer's Drug Against Expert Panel Advice
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Hearing Aids Are About to Get Much More Affordable
Will mRNA Technology Transform Medicine Beyond COVID-19?
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Prehab Could Make Your Recovery From Surgery a Bit Easier
Placebo Surgeries Are Effective, But Are They Ethical?
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Veins, Needles, Yikes: What to Know Before Having Blood Drawn
Are Army medics and doctors on the front lines?
Can civilians become doctors in the U.S. Army?
Do Army doctors and medics carry weapons?
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