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  • Endometriosis

    Endometriosis is a medical condition in which the lining of the uterus grows on the outside of the uterus.

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    Edema

    Edema is swelling or puffiness of parts of the body. Edema usually happens in the feet, ankles, and legs. It…

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    Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis

    Eczema is a general term for rash-like skin conditions. The most common type of eczema is called atopic dermatitis, which…

  • Diverticular Disease

    Diverticular disease is a group of conditions that affect your large intestine (colon). It involves small pouches or sacs, called…

  • Image of a foot massage for diabetic neuropathy

    Diabetic Neuropathy

    Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that happens in people who have diabetes.

  • Patient and doctor sitting down for counseling session

    Alzheimer's Disease

    Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia. The symptoms are associated with physical and functional changes in the brain.

  • A cross section of a pituitary gland and endocrine cells

    Hypopituitarism

    Hypopituitarism is a disorder in which your body doesn’t make enough pituitary hormones. When that happens, your body functions are…

  • A variety of colorful pills and capsules spilling from a medicine bottle

    How to Safely Take Antidepressants

    If you have depression, your doctor may prescribe medicine to treat it, called an antidepressant. There are many types of…

  • A women looks for supplies in the aisle of a pharmacy

    Getting the Most from Your OTC Medicine

    Over-the-counter (OTC) medicine does not require a doctor’s prescription and is generally safe and effective when following the package…

  • female doctor checking for Hyperthyroidism

    Hyperthyroidism

    Hyperthyroidism is an overactive thyroid. Your thyroid controls your body’s metabolism. It affects your heart rate, organ function, muscles, and…

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    Gynecomastia

    Gynecomastia is a condition in which men have enlarged breasts.

  • close-up of pregnant woman with her hands on her stomach

    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

    Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the most serious type of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), which occur when a mother…

  • Woman undergoing CT scan

    CT Head Scan

    A CT (computed tomography) or CAT (computerized axial tomography) head scan looks inside your head and neck. CT and CAT…

  • Patient getting ultrasound

    Abdominal Ultrasound

    An abdominal ultrasound is an imaging test to examine the inside of your stomach.

  • A man using sign language to communicate

    Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing: Tips for Working With Your Doctor

    If you are deaf or hard of hearing, bring an interpreter with you whenever you see a doctor.

  • woman sitting on couch writing in journal

    Creating a Personal Health Journal (Health Diary)

    Creating a personal health journal is a good way to track your health over the years and work with your…

  • woman with stomach ache lying on sofa

    Antiemetic Medicines: OTC Relief for Nausea and Vomiting

    You can buy over-the-counter (OTC) medicines without a prescription, including medicines that treat nausea and vomiting. These are called…

  • A doctor’s gloved hand holding a disposable speculum

    Pap Smear (Pap Test)

    A Pap smear is a medical exam used to determine if a woman has cervical cancer. It’s performed by a…

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