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  • two hands wearing rubber gloves and feeling a woman's lymph-nodes in her neck to test for non-hodgkin lymphoma

    Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

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

  • Man in an industrial factory, holding a respirator to prevent occupational respiratory disease

    Occupational Respiratory Disease

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

  • Man clutching chest in pain as a result of coronary heart disease

    Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)

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

  • Senior man with heat exhaustion cools his head with a wet cold cloth

    Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

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

  • A doctor using a otoscope to look inside a young girls ear canal

    Repeated Infections in Children

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

  • A doctor bandaging a patients hand to prevent a skin infection

    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

  • an excess buildup of fluid in the ankle causing swelling

    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…

  • Woman suffering from menstrual cramps and holding her stomach while sitting on couch

    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

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