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Cachexia, also known as wasting syndrome, is extreme weight loss and muscle deterioration. This severe weight loss is a complication of other serious illnesses and can be fatal...


Whiplash is a soft tissue injury that can happen when your neck bends suddenly and forcibly forward and backward. The motion is very similar to when someone cracks a whip, hence the name “whiplash.”


Wilson disease is a rare disease that causes the mineral copper to build up in your body. Copper is one of the many minerals you need from the foods you eat...


Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome is associated with several types of arrhythmias, including supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), a condition in which the heart beats abnormally fast.


Many thousands of rescue, recovery and clean-up workers, as well as volunteers, were exposed to the hazardous fumes at Ground Zero (as the site has come to be known) during the days and months after the 9/11 attacks...