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What is Lupus and Why Selena Gomez Needed a Kidney Transplant

Selena Gomez, the most followed person on Instagram (@selenagomez), recently announced on the social platform that she underwent a kidney transplant due to complications from lupus. “There aren’t words to describe how I can possibly thank my beautiful friend Francia Raisa,” Gomez captioned the Instagam post of her and her best friend from their hospital…
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Two HCA Gulf Coast Hospitals Share Bright Spots From Hurricane Harvey

More than a week after the strongest hurricane (Harvey) to hit the U.S. outside of a decade made landfall in Texas, two affiliated hospitals in the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division shared a pair of bright spots – a new life and a relieved one – left in the wake of the catastrophic storm. Last…
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People Are Drinking Charcoal: Here’s What You Need to Know

Wellness brands and social media influencers alike have embraced activated charcoal as the hottest new health craze. Labels boast that activated charcoal can relieve bloating, clear skin, cure hangovers, fix bad breath, provide mental clarity and more. We spoke with Tony Wanna, MD, an emergency room (ER) doctor from Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver,…
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