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Medical Animation: Tonsillectomy

The tonsils are two glandular masses of lymph node-like tissue that are located on either side of the throat. The ...

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Medical Animation: Depression

The brain is composed of millions of interconnecting nerve cells called neurons. In order for a person to think, move, ...

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Medical Animation: ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a common neurobehavioral problem that affects children as well as some adults. Some ...

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Medical Animation: Acne

The skin contains many tiny hair follicles, or pores. Each pore contains a hair and a multi-lobed gland called a ...

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Medical Animation: Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a seizure disorder in which there is a sudden, temporary change in how the brain functions. The healthy ...

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Medical Animation: Allergies

An allergy occurs when the body reacts to substances it can't tolerate. The substances, like tree pollen or dust mites, ...

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Medical Animation: Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that alters the body's respiratory, digestive, and reproductive systems. It affects the body's epithelial ...

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Medical Animation: Down Syndrome

The human body is made of millions of cells. Inside the nucleus of each cell is genetic information, found in ...

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Robot Could be Key to Decreasing Maternal Deaths in St. Louis Area

A "mom" robot is being used by Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital to train their staff as well ...