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Clearing Your Throat: The Orbis Approach to Throat Cancer

Amanda Stevenson-Grund - Friday, August 28, 2015

The American Cancer Society estimates that about 38,000 people in the United States were diagnosed with throat cancer in 2011.
MD Anderson Cancer Center. Throat Cancer Facts.

A human feels uncomfortable due to throat cancer and dysphagia. 

Having a lump in one’s throat is an expression that means being emotional or holding back tears. For some, however, the phrase can be literal with serious consequences. For patients with throat cancer, a lump in the throat could be a tumor. Throat cancer is a treatable condition, but many of the treatment options can actually make swallowing more difficult for patients.  

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Health in the East: Healthcare Challenges in Asia and the Pacific

Amanda Stevenson-Grund - Friday, August 14, 2015

Asia is second only to sub-Saharan Africa as the region with the greatest number of
people with HIV; and, malaria is endemic, with children comprising of 85 percent of the deaths from malaria.
” – Clinton Foundation. Asia-Pacific.

Medications, such as antiretroviral drugs and contraceptives, make up the countries of the globe, showing that all countries are united in the need for effective healthcare 

Asia and the Pacific are home to some of the oldest countries in the world. They’re also home to some of the least healthy nations. Many countries in the Asia-Pacific region face the same challenges as developing nations in Africa. The pediatric population, in particular, faces HIV and infant deaths.

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