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Facts about Pneumococcal Disease for Adults

What is pneumococcal disease? Pneumococcal (noo-muh-kok-ul) disease is an infection caused by a type of bacteria called Streptococcus pneumoniae. Pneumococcal disease can cause pneumonia, bloodstream infection (sepsis), or meningitis. The bacteria spread through coughing or sneezing, or through direct contact such as kissing. Pneumococcal infection kills tens of thousands of people in the US each year. Older people… Read More »

Myths and facts about penis captivus

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The scientific nutrition facts you really need to inform your diet – New Scientist

Are carbs good for you? Or eggs? Every week seems to bring contradictory new diet advice. New Scientist unpicks the surprising flaws in nutritional science Health 10 July 2019 Lartal/Getty By Clare Wilson ONE morning a few months ago, I saw a headline that made my heart sink. It claimed that eggs can give you… Read More »