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  • Transient Synovitis of the Hip

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of transient synovitis of the hip, a condition that causes sudden hip…

  • Sleepwalking

    Learn about the causes of and ways to deal with sleepwalking.

  • Pancreatic Cancer

    What is pancreatic cancer? Pancreatic cancer is a type of cancer. It affects your pancreas. Your pancreas is an organ. It is located behind your stomach and in front of your spine. Your pancreas produces juices that break down food and control blood sugar

  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

    PMDD is a severe form of a common problem called premenstrual syndrome, or PMS.

  • Doctors' Notes

    Doctors' Notes features personal, first-hand accounts from family doctors about the importance of the doctor-patient relationship.

  • Preeclampsia

    Preeclampsia is a rare condition that women can get when pregnant. It occurs when a woman has high blood pressure…

  • Vomiting and Diarrhea

    Information for parents about vomiting and diarrhea in children from the American Academy of Family Physicians.

  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

    Learn about sexually transmitted infections and how you can prevent them.

  • Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women

    Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatment of sexual dysfunction disorders.

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS).

  • Halitosis

    Learn about what causes halitosis and what you can do to prevent it.

  • “Bee” Careful! What To Do If You Get Stung

    Dr. Meagan Vermeulen

    Unless you are allergic to the venom of bees, wasps, or hornets, you probably won’t need to see your family…

  • When a “Chest Cold” Is Something More

    Dr. Shilpa Mehta

    You probably know the feeling of having cold symptoms that move from your head into your chest. Many people call…

  • Nightmares and Night Terrors

    Learn about nightmares and night terrors in children.

  • Growing Pains

    What are growing pains? Growing pains involve your child’s musculoskeletal system, meaning his or her muscles and bones. These pains usually make your child’s legs hurt. They are common in children between 3 and 12 years old and are typically not serious

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is cancer of the lymph tissue. The most notable symptom is swelling of lymph nodes in your neck,…

  • Occupational Respiratory Disease

    Work can be a dangerous place if you are exposed to hazardous toxins. Certain substances put you at risk for…

  • Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)

    Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is caused by blocked blood vessels. Learn…