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In May, we observe Celiac Disease Awareness Month

One in 133 Americans (about 1% of the population) has celiac disease—It's a chronic digestive system disease that damages the small intestine. It's a protein found in bread, pasta, and cookies. Also, it's a protein found in foods such as lipsticks, toothpaste, vitamins, and nutritional supplements.

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You can prevent cervical cancer

Although it affects many women, period exams and the vaccine are great allies to avoid contracting the disease.

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What is Hypertension?

All you need to know about this disease: causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

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What is Heart Disease?

Different diseases affect the heart. Learn about some of them, their symptoms, and how to prevent them.

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Breast cancer: free and confidential treatments.

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in the United States. With early diagnosis and proper care, this disease is no longer deadly. Your community has free resources, with assistance in English and Spanish, to prevent and treat it.