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  • sore throat, shown red, isolated on white background


    Hyperparathyroidism is a condition that causes you to have too much calcium in your bloodstream and not enough in your…

  • Hip Fractures

    A hip fracture is a break in your thigh bone (femur) where it connects to your pelvic bone. Hip fractures…

  • A man scraping his tongue with a tongue scraper


    Halitosis is another name for bad breath. It can be caused by foods you eat or not taking proper care…

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


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

  • Ectopic Pregnancy

    An ectopic pregnancy happens when a fertilized egg grows outside the uterus. It can be dangerous to the mother if…

  • Ebola Virus Disease

    Ebola virus disease is caused by infection by the Ebola virus. There are five known strains, four of which affect…

  • A young boy wearing a blue shirt holding leg in pain

    Growing Pains

    Growing pains can make your child’s legs hurt and are common between the ages of 3 and 12. They are…

  • Woman runner holding shin in pain

    Shin Splints

    Shin splints describe a type of pain in your shinbone (tibia). They are often caused by overuse and heal within…

  • Schizophrenia

    Schizophrenia is a mental illness that interferes with the way you think, feel, and behave.

  • 3D illustration of DNA molecule

    Organic Acid Metabolism Disorders

    Organic acid metabolism disorders are a group of rare birth defects. They affect your ability to break down food into…

  • Man clutching chest in pain as a result of coronary heart disease

    Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)

    Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common type of heart disease caused by a buildup of plaque in your…

  • A photo of a baby who has on a cast on his leg


    Clubfoot is a condition present at birth that causes a baby’s foot to turn inward or downward. It can be…

  • Complete Blood Count (CBC)

    A complete blood count test measures the different cells and platelets in your blood to give a doctor a picture…

  • A father and daughter brushing their teeth together

    Mouth and Teeth: How to Keep Them Healthy

    Having a healthy mouth can have overall health benefits. Good oral health takes discipline like brushing and flossing every…

  • happy couple smiling

    Mental Health: Keeping Your Emotional Health

    Emotional health is an important part of your overall health. People who are emotionally healthy are able to cope with…

  • Woman lying in bed sleepless at night with clock and melatonin pills on her bedside table


    Melatonin is a hormone made by part of the brain, but synthetic melatonin is available as an over-the-counter sleep…

  • Foods that contain low purine include fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy, and juices.

    Low-purine Diet

    A low-purine diet is an eating plan that limits foods with high purine, a natural substance found in some…

  • a senior holding hands with a caregiver

    Information for Caregivers

    If you’re a caregiver to a loved one, it can take a lot out of you, both physically and…