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  • Jock Itch

    Jock itch is a contagious fungal skin infection that usually appears around the groin in men.

  • Close-up of a young businessman holding side with kidney pain

    Kidney Infection Symptoms and Treatment

    A kidney infection results when bacteria get into one or both of your kidneys.

  • Overweight man holding a measuring tape

    Weight-loss surgery

    Weight loss surgery can be called bariatric surgery. It involves surgically reducing the size of your stomach so your body…

  • Image of generic cans of energy drinks

    The Truth About Energy Drinks

    Energy drinks are not regulated by the federal government and overuse can lead to many health problems like heart issues…

  • Young boy choosing between an apple and donuts

    Helping Your Child Achieve a Healthy Weight

    Excessive weight gain or obesity in childhood can lead to serious health problems later in life. A healthy diet and…

  • A medical drawing of uterine fibroids in and around the uterus.

    Uterine Fibroids

    Fibroids are benign growths (not cancer) in the muscular wall of the uterus.

  • Ulcers

    Ulcers are sores on the lining of your stomach or small intestine.

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

    Trigeminal neuralgia is a condition that causes burning, electric or shock-like pain in the face. It is caused by a…

  • Peyronie’s Disease

    Peyronie’s disease is the buildup of fibrous scar tissue in the penis, causing it to curve.

  • Lupus

    Lupus is a disease that affects your immune system, causing it to attack healthy cells and tissue.

  • A woman holding her lower back on one side, indicating kidney pain

    Kidney Stones

    Your body removes waste through urine that’s made in your kidneys. When waste doesn’t properly leave your kidneys, it can…

  • 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…

  • Ringworm on a man’s wrist


    Ringworm is a skin infection that makes a rash shaped like a ring. The rash can occur different places on…

  • Boy and girl holding hands

    Talking to Your Kids About Virginity

    Making the choice to stay a virgin is a big commitment. It affects your physical, emotional, spiritual, and social well…

  • 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…

  • Vitamins and Minerals: How to Get What You Need

    Getting enough vitamins and minerals is essential to keeping your body healthy. It’s best to get these through your diet…

  • Fish, eggs, dairy products and vegetables sitting on table

    Vitamin D

    Vitamin D is an important nutrient. It helps your body build strong bones and teeth. Getting enough vitamin D is…

  • Yellow vitamins forming shape of B12 on wood background

    Vitamin B12

    Vitamin B12 is an important nutrient for your body. It helps keep your nervous system working properly. It also keeps…