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Planters Peanuts - So Much More Than A Snack!

Planters Peanuts – So Much More Than A Snack!

While many associate Planters peanuts with the United States and certain regions in Europe, this brand of nuts has quite the global reach, becoming a staple in regions from Asia to South America to Africa to Europe. Founded in 1866, the Planters Peanuts brand may satisfy your cravings for salted, unsalted, dry-roasted, honey-roasted, whole or …

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What Are The Causes And Symptoms Of Parkinson's Disease?

What Are The Causes And Symptoms Of Parkinson’s Disease?

What Is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s disease (PD) is caused by the death of neurons in certain regions of the brain that control bodily movements, called the substantia nigra pars compacta. In the early stages of PD, people often have tremors or shaking movements in their hands, arms, legs, and/or faces. As time progresses, these symptoms …

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Epidemiology 101: What is Epidemiology and Why Does it Matter?

Epidemiology 101: What is Epidemiology and Why Does it Matter?

What is epidemiology? In short, it’s the area of medicine concerned with the prevalence, potential prevention, and treatment of diseases as well as other aspects of health. More specifically, epidemiology entails performing research and collecting data to help determine the patterns and causes of diseases, injuries, and death in populations. It’s basically the study of …

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Williams Syndrome: A Research Perspective

Williams Syndrome: A Research Perspective

What is Williams Syndrome? Williams syndrome is a developmental disorder that affects many parts of the body. This condition is characterized by mild to moderate intellectual disability or learning difficulties, unique personality traits, facial features, and heart and blood vessel (cardiovascular) problems. People with Williams syndrome usually have difficulty with visuospatial tasks such as drawing and putting …

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Cancer Zodiac Sign - Biological Traits and Compatibility

Cancer Zodiac Sign – Biological Traits and Compatibility

The Physiology of Cancer Cancer is a cardinal water sign. This marine creature, represented by the crab, fluidly flows between the sea and the beach, reflecting Cancer’s capacity to exist in both emotional and material realms. Cancers are extremely perceptive, and their psychic skills materialize in physical spaces: for example, Cancers may easily pick up …

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