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Aug 122014

Health educator

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An individual who informs and trains patients on health-related topics.

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Aug 122014

Hemoglobin

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A protein in red blood cells that transports oxygen from the lungs to body tissues. A low hemoglobin count is referred to as anemia.

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Hemovac

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A drain inserted into the area of surgery to allow excess fluids, such as blood, to escape.

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Herniated disc

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Rupturing of the tissue that separates the vertebral bones of the spinal column.

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