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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 ...

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 ...

Mpox - National Library of Medicine

What is mpox? Mpox, which used to be called monkeypox, is a rare disease caused by infection with the mpox virus. The mpox virus is in the same family ...