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The Epidemiology of Obesity: An American Epidemic

Obesity continues to be a growing epidemic in America. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), one in three adults are considered obese, (2015). Obesity is associated with numerous risks to physical, mental, and emotional health. Those suffering from … Continue reading

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Chicken Pox and Shingles: Herpesviridae Virus or VZV

  Structure: Varicella-zoster virus, or VZV, is known as the chicken pox and related to shingles. This virus is made up of four basic morphology elements: envelope, tegument, capsid and core. The outer layer of the virus is the nuclear … Continue reading

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