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  • Sore Throat

    A sore throat means that your throat hurts. It feels irritated or scratchy. You may feel mild discomfort or burning…

  • Scleroderma

    Scleroderma is a rare autoimmune disorder. There are 2 types of scleroderma. One type affects the skin. The other type…

  • Preventive Care for Seniors

    Preventive services are important for everyone, especially for older adults. This is because your risk for health problems increases as…

  • Postpartum Preeclampsia

    Postpartum preeclampsia is high blood pressure in a woman who has recently had a baby. It is a rare medical…

  • Preventing the Flu

    The flu is a viral infection that can lead to serious diseases, such as pneumonia. That’s why it’s important to…

  • Hoarding

    Hoarding is an anxiety disorder. A person with this disorder cannot get rid of things. It can interfere with a…

  • Huntington's Disease

    Huntington’s disease is a rare, progressive brain disorder. It gradually kills nerve cells in the brain, taking away physical and…

  • Meningitis

    Meningitis is swelling of the tissue around your brain and spinal cord. There are two common types of meningitis: viral…

  • Chronic Cough

    A cough is chronic when it lasts for 8 weeks or more. A chronic cough can be a symptom of…

  • Neighborhood Navigator

    An interactive tool that connects you to community resources and programs in your neighborhood. With more than 40,000 social services…

  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

    Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a medicine people can take before coming into contact with HIV that can prevent them from…

  • Blood Clots

    Blood clots are differently sized clumps of blood that have formed inside your body. They can be harmful if they…

  • Body Image (Children and Teens)

    Many things influence how children see themselves. Parents can play a critical role in helping children develop a positive body…

  • Changes in Your Body During Pregnancy: First Trimester

    The first trimester of pregnancy can be exciting and scary. A person’s body goes through a lot of changes—physically and…

  • Cancer: Medical Vocabulary

    When you are diagnosed with cancer, it can be overwhelming. You have your feelings to deal with, plus a whole…

  • Birthing Classes

    Birthing classes are an important part of preparing to have a baby. They can help you develop a birth plan…

  • What is a Total Contact Cast?

    A total contact cast is used to treat ulcers (deep sores) on a person’s foot. It consists of a fiberglass…

  • Undescended Testicles

    Testicles are part of the male body. They usually move from inside the body to the scrotum at birth. If…