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Dietary Supplements - National Library of Medicine

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Dietary supplements are vitamins, minerals, herbs, and many other products. They can come as pills, capsules, powders, drinks, and energy bars. Supplements do ...

Genetic Brain Disorders - National Library of Medicine

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A genetic brain disorder is caused by a variation or a mutation in a gene. A variation is a different form of a gene. A mutation is a change in a gene. ...

Spinal Muscular Atrophy - National Library of Medicine

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... disease is and when the symptoms start: Type l is also called Werdnig-Hoffman disease or infantile- ...

Domestic Violence - National Library of Medicine

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What is domestic violence? Domestic violence is a type of abuse. It can be the abuse of a spouse or partner, which is also known as intimate partner violence. ...

LGBTQ+ Health - National Library of Medicine

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Members of the LGBTQ+ community include people who are: Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer or Questioning Elsewhere on the gender and sexuality spectrum ...