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  • Finding the Right Addiction Treatment Program

    The purpose of addiction treatment is to help yourself or another person stop addiction, keep it stopped, and be productive…

  • Heart Palpitations

    Heart palpitations are the sensation that your heart is pounding, racing, or skipping beats (fluttering).

  • Ear Health and Care

    Taking care of your ears can prevent ear infections and hearing loss. You should clean your ears properly and protect…

  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction

    Eustachian tube dysfunction is when the tube connecting your throat and middle ear gets inflamed and plugged up. It can…

  • Dyspareunia

    Dyspareunia is painful sex for women and can also cause pain during tampon use. Dyspareunia can have many causes.

  • Shoulder Problems

    Shoulder injuries, arthritis and inflammation in and around joints are common problems in adults, often causing severe pain, discomfort and…

  • Shortness of Breath in Infants and Children

    Shortness of breath is a very serious symptom in children and should never be ignored. Knowing a doctor has diagnosed…

  • Cystic Fibrosis Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis

    Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder that can be detected through prenatal screening.

  • Diabetes and Heart Disease

    People who have diabetes are more likely to get heart disease. That’s because their blood sugar level is often higher…

  • Dementia

    Dementia isn’t a disease. It’s a group of symptoms that can be caused by brain damage. It’s not related to…

  • Shortness of Breath

    Shortness of breath (dyspnea) is a worrisome symptom and has many acute and chronic causes. Follow this chart for more…

  • Neck Swelling

    Any swelling on the neck causes concern. Yet most swellings aren’t serious. Follow this chart if you have any swelling…

  • Neck Pain

    Neck pain can be caused by injury, stress or by other health problems, including some that may have serious consequences…

  • Cholesterol and Your Child

    High cholesterol can start as early as childhood. Eat healthy, exercise and have your child tested if there’s a family…

  • Clostridium difficile (C. diff.) Infection

    A clostridium difficile (C. diff.) infection is a bacterial infection in your intestines.

  • Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension

    Cirrhosis is a form of liver disease. It occurs when cells in your liver become damaged beyond repair. Portal hypertension…

  • Central Precocious Puberty

    Central precocious puberty, also known as gonadotropin-dependent precocious puberty, occurs when girls less than 8 years old and boys less…

  • Chlamydia

    Chlamydia is a bacterial infection that affects both men and women. It is spread through oral, vaginal, or anal…