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Tick Bites - National Library of Medicine

If you spend time outdoors or have pets that go outdoors, you need to beware of ticks. Ticks are small bloodsucking parasites. Many species transmit diseases ...

Common Cold - National Library of Medicine

Sneezing, sore throat, a stuffy nose, coughing - everyone knows the symptoms of the common cold. It is probably the most common illness. In the course of a year, ...

Cosmetics - National Library of Medicine

Cosmetics are products you apply to your body to clean it, make it more attractive, or change the way it looks. They include: Hair dyes Makeup Perfumes Skin-care ...