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  • Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke

    Heat exhaustion and heatstroke are serious conditions. Learn the warning signs of these heat-related illnesses, as well as how to…

  • Repeated Infections in Children

    Learn why your child may get several infections while he or she is still young.

  • Cellulitis

    What is cellulitis? Cellulitis is a skin infection that is caused by bacteria. It is a common infection but can become a serious condition if not treated. Most of the time, cellulitis affects the skin on your lower legs. But it can appear anywhere

  • Women’s Guide to Preventive Care

    What is women’s preventive care? By the time they reach adulthood, it’s important for women to take an active approach to health care. This means making it a priority to schedule routine screenings and services. Preventive care includes immunizations, testing for sexually

  • Lymphedema

    Lymphedema is a condition often caused by cancer treatment or surgery. It results in swelling of the lymph nodes located…

  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome

    Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome is a rare heart condition that can cause fast heartbeat. Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment…

  • Dysmenorrhea

    What is dysmenorrhea? Dysmenorrhea is the medical term for pain that women have before or during menses (known as their period). It usually is not serious. Symptoms of dysmenorrhea Menstrual cramps can feel like a dull ache or a shooting pain. They most often

  • Measles

    What is measles? Measles (also called rubeola) is a serious respiratory illness. This means it affects the lungs and breathing tubes. It also causes a rash and a fever. It is a very contagious disease. It can be spread to others very easily. In

  • Toxic Shock Syndrome

    Toxic shock syndrome is a serious, sometimes life-threatening staph infection caused by bacteria that multiplies quickly and leads to organ…

  • Small Vessel Disease

    Small vessel disease is a narrowing in the tiny arteries in your heart. It also is called coronary microvascular disease…

  • Fragile X Syndrome

    What is Fragile X syndrome? Fragile X syndrome is a genetic disorder. It is most often passed on from a parent to a child at the time the child is conceived. The disorder causes intellectual and developmental disabilities. This means it affects a person

  • Endometrial Hyperplasia

    Endometrial hyperplasia is an overgrowth of tissue in the endometrium, in which the uterine lining becomes too thick and causes…

  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

    Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) affects your adrenal glands, which produce hormones. Learn about the symptoms and treatment.

  • Colds and the Flu

    Learn about the symptoms of and treatments for colds and the flu.

  • Burning Mouth Syndrome

    Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is marked by pain and discomfort in the mouth, lips, and/or tongue. Find treatment and tips…

  • Insulin Resistance

    Insulin resistance is a condition that can lead to pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Diet and lifestyle changes and prescription…

  • Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

    Teeth grinding, also called bruxism, is the conscious or unconscious grinding of teeth that happens most often in children.

  • Zika

    Zika is a mosquito-borne virus that can be transmitted through sex and pregnancy. It has been linked to birth defects,…