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Celiac disease is a hereditary intolerance to gluten (a protein found in wheat, barley, and oats). Gluten stimulates the immune system to produce certain antibodies, which damage the lining of the small intestine. As a result, nutrients from food are not absorbed normally. For a full...
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Despite an abundance of English language medical references online, there has been a shortage of comprehensive health resources for Spanish speakers in the United States. The Merck Manual are now available online in Spanish. Learn more: http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/news/editorial/2016/02/03/20/09/spanish-launch?utm_source=Social&utm_medium=Facebook&utm_campaign=Spanish%20Launch 2/9/2016 1:48 AM