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  • Child with broken arm and cast in sling

    Cast Care

    Having to wear a cast isn’t necessarily enjoyable — or comfortable. But taking proper care of your cast may mean…

  • laughing young boy with cerebral palsy sits in his wheelchair next to his sister

    Cerebral Palsy

    Cerebral palsy is a group of neurological disorders that affect body movement and muscle coordination. It usually appears in infancy…

  • A man working at a computer, grabbing his right wrist in pain

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful disorder that occurs when the tissues in your wrist get swollen or inflamed and…

  • Preschool boy playing on a tire swing, leaning back as far as he can

    Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

    Sensory processing disorder (SPD) affects how your brain processes sensory information, such as things you see, hear, smell, taste, or…

  • Social and Cultural Factors that Can Influence Your Health

    Genes and biology aren’t the only factors that influence our health. Our behaviors and our social and physical environments also…

  • Dermatologist uses magnifying glass to examine a mole on the back of a male patient

    Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    Squamous cell carcinoma is a common form of skin cancer caused by too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

  • A group of men and women in exercise class doing the same arm stretch

    Stretching

    Stretching is one of the best ways to keep your muscles healthy. Stretching regularly will maintain muscle strength and increase…

  • Male clinician testing vaccine in lab

    Smallpox Vaccine

    A case of smallpox hasn’t been seen since 1977, but it was once a serious virus. Symptoms included a rash,…

  • A young man grabbing his shoulder in pain

    Shoulder Pain

    Shoulder pain, whether caused by a specific injury or not, can be treated with active rest and range-of-motion exercises as…

  • Thalassemia

    Thalassemia is a group of inherited blood disorders that prevent your body from producing the amount of hemoglobin it…

  • Light blue ribbon and navy blue and white striped tie on wood

    Risks and Benefits of Common Prostate Cancer Treatments

    Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men. Treatment options include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy,…

  • Tired mom napping while holding a sleeping baby at home

    Recovering from Delivery (Postpartum Recovery)

    Fully recovering from pregnancy and childbirth can take months, and it may be even longer before you feel like yourself…

  • Girl with razorblade

    Self Harm — Cutting

    Cutting (sometimes called self harm) is the act of purposely cutting yourself with a sharp object, such as a knife…

  • Nurse checking child's throat

    Rapid Strep Test

    Strep throat is an infection caused by the Group A streptococcus bacteria. The infection occurs in the throat and…

  • Woman and man in wet suits with oxygen tanks, learning how to safely scuba dive

    Scuba Diving Safety

    Severe health problems from scuba diving are rare. Follow these tips to ensure your safety during your next dive.

  • Up-close rear view of woman doing rotator cuff exercise

    Rotator Cuff Exercises

    Your rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that attach the bones of your shoulder. Overusing your rotator…

  • Prostate Cancer | Pros & Cons of PSA Testing

    Early detection is easier to treat and more likely to be cured, but PSA testing isn’t always accurate and can…

  • Technician doing ultrasound

    Pelvic Ultrasound

    A pelvic ultrasound allows your doctor to see the space between your hips that contains the sacrum, tailbone, bladder, sex…

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