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Dr. Kumkum Modwel Recommends: What Is A URI? An upper respiratory tract infection, or upper respiratory infection (URI), is an acute infection of the head and chest, affecting the nasal passages, throat, sinuses and/or ears. URIs are contagious and very common, with more than 3 million cases each year in United States. Most URIs resolve…

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Understanding Lupus

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By: Community Health Associates Lupus Overview You may have heard about lupus due to increased media attention brought on by celebrities like singer Selena Gomez, who opened up about her experiences with the condition. Or, you may have a friend or family member who lives with lupus. Greater knowledge and attention about this chronic condition…

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Cold and Flu Season 101

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Dr. Kumkum Modwel Recommends: While many of us know the basics of cold and flu season, such as when the season typically starts (October) and how both viruses are spread (from person to person by contact with respiratory droplets), there still seems to be some confusion surrounding this topic. With cold and flu season on…

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