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    Explain the inflammation response to disease in general and include at least one specific example in the form of a disease or condition that causes an inflammatory response in the body.

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    Cites - At least 2 websites as resources.

    Use critical thinking and substantiate opinions/claims with research

    Explain the inflammation response to disease in general.

    Describe and/or define inflammation.

    Integrate information from internet research.

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    WebMD provides a lot of information about inflammation. The following link is particularly helpful:
    http://arthritis.webmd.com/about-inflammation

    This site defines the general inflammation response to disease in terms of symptoms (the following is taken directly from WebMD):

    Symptoms of inflammation include:
    * Redness
    * Swollen joint that's warm to the touch
    * Joint pain
    * Joint stiffness
    * Loss of joint function
    Often, only a few of these symptoms are present.
    Inflammation ...

    Solution Summary

    The body's inflammation response to disease is explained.

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