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  • A woman frowning and grabbing her lower abdomen while sitting on the couch

    Chronic Pelvic Pain

    Chronic pelvic pain can be caused by multiple medical conditions, many of which can be treated or managed with proper…

  • woman with a headache holds a hand to her head

    Chronic Pain

    Chronic pain cannot often be cured but it can be treated with lifestyle changes and other means.

  • Tips for Healthy Children and Families

    By working together as a family to eat well and stay active, you can help your children build healthy habits…

  • Lung Symptoms

    Chronic Bronchitis

    Chronic bronchitis is an inflammation in the airways of the lungs that lasts longer than 3 months. It is most…

  • Bottle of HPV vaccine sitting next to syringe

    Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

    HPV is a common sexually transmitted virus.

  • A man bench-pressing weights with another man spotting him

    Weight-Training and Weight-Lifting Safety

    Lifting weights the wrong way can cause serious injury or even death. Follow these basic guidelines to lift weights…

  • Colorful tablets and capsules arranged in heart shape to represent medicine for heart problems

    Beta-Blockers for Heart Problems

    Take your beta blockers to stay heart healthy.

  • Elderly, depressed woman lying on pillow

    Depression and Alzheimer’s Disease

    Depression is very common among people who have Alzheimer’s disease, but there are things you can do as a caregiver…

  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a rare disease that irritates and inflames the blood vessels in your skin.

  • The Importance of Vaccinations

    Vaccinations are essential to personal and public health. They prevent the spread of contagious, dangerous, and deadly diseases.

  • Male doctor and testicular cancer patient are discussing about testicular cancer test report.

    Testicular Cancer

    Testicular cancer is the most common type of cancer in young and middle-aged white men, but it can be treated…

  • A woman clutching her cervix in pain

    Cervical Cancer

    Cervical cancer is abnormal growth of cells in a woman’s cervix. Cervical cancer is almost always caused by the human…

  • Illustration of a human body with close-ups of a normal aorta and one with an abdominal aortic aneurysm

    Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)

    Sometimes an area of a blood vessel wall will get weak. It can start to swell like a balloon and…

  • Close-up of a pink ribbon (the symbol of breast cancer awareness) in a man’s hands

    Male Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the breast. Men can get breast cancer even though it…

  • Portrait of older woman suffering for depression

    Depression in Older Adults

    Depression is a common problem in older adults, but it is not part of the aging process. Learn how to…

  • Arrhythmia

    An arrhythmia is a change in the rhythm of your heartbeat. Your heart may beat too fast, too slow, or…

  • Alopecia Areata (AA)

    Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that causes you to lose small, round patches of hair on your head.

  • father and daughter sitting on couch reading a book together

    Being a Single Parent

    Being a single parent can be challenging. It can also be very rewarding. It’s important to find a way to…

  • Man with painful and swollen big toe joint due to gout inflammation


    Gout is a common type of arthritis. It is marked by swelling and pain in your joints. It most often…

  • close-up of doctor looking at casted leg of a female patient

    What is a Total Contact Cast?

    A total contact cast is used to treat ulcers (deep sores) on a person’s foot. It consists of a fiberglass…