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  • Family Doctor vs. Quick-care Clinic

    A quick-care clinic or urgent care facility does not take the place of a visit to your family doctor. However,…

  • Exercise: How To Get Started

    Most people should attempt to exercise at least 5 times a week for 30 to 60 minutes at a time…

  • Fifth Disease

    Fifth disease is a mild viral infection caused by human parvovirus B19. About half of people get fifth disease sometime…

  • Emotional Eating

    Emotional eating is eating in response to your emotions or boredom. It’s different than true hunger. But how do you…

  • Cat-Scratch Disease

    Cat-scratch disease is an infection you can get after a cat scratches, bites, or licks you. It is caused by…

  • Barrett’s Esophagus

    Barrett’s esophagus is a condition that affects your esophagus. It happens when acid from your stomach goes back up into…

  • Asthma

    Asthma is a chronic (long-term) disease of the lungs. It inflames and narrows the airways, making it harder to…

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis

    Allergic conjunctivitis occurs when you’re around things you’re allergic to. These allergens can make your eyes swollen, irritated, and…

  • Sjögren’s Syndrome

    Sjögren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes dry mouth and dry eyes. It can also cause dryness in other…

  • Restless Leg Syndrome

    Restless legs syndrome is a condition in which your legs feel very uncomfortable when you’re sitting or lying down. It…

  • Acne

    Acne is a common skin condition. It causes bumps on the skin known as pimples to appear on the face…

  • Flatulence/Gas

    Flatulence is another name for gas. It happens when air stays in your abdomen after you eat. It can be…

  • Nasal Sprays: How to Use Them Correctly

    Nasal sprays are liquid medicines you spray into your nose to help relieve congestion. Using nasal sprays the correct way…

  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

    Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is the name for a group of symptoms that you may experience up to 14 days before…

  • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

    Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a buildup of fat in the liver. This common condition can be harmless but…

  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer

    Nasopharyngeal cancer is a malignant tumor that develops in the nasopharynx, the area where the back part of your nose…

  • Hemorrhoids

    Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in your rectum or anus. The type of hemorrhoid you have depends on where it occurs…

  • Head Lice

    Head lice are small wingless insects that can get on your hair and scalp. Lice bites may cause constant scratching,…