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  • Two-faced woman, one happy and one sad, holding neutral mask in between

    Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes extreme mood swings between happy and sad. People of all ages and… re taking any over-the-counter medicines. He or she can tell you if they will affect your antidepressants. Your doctor may add other medicines, too, based…

  • empty gurney sits in a hospital hallway

    Autopsy

    An autopsy is a medical examination that occurs after death. It is used to find the cause of death, for… a few hours. Once the autopsy is completed, the hospital tells the funeral home. So it does not delay funeral services. In addition, the incisions…

  • 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… doctor might perform a follow-up test to confirm the infection is gone. They also might prescribe other medicine or treatment to address the cause or a related issue. Living with a…

  • Kids leaning against lockers

    Helping Your Child Deal with Peer Pressure

    Children of all ages experience peer pressure. As a parent, you can help your child deal with peer pressure and… things that don’t belong to them, they might one day agree to experiment with drugs and alcohol. Unfortunately, chemical dependency becomes addictive after repeated use…

  • Radiology technician helping position a young girl on the MRI bed

    Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an imaging test used to see the organs, bones, and tissue inside your body… on your clothes) during the MRI. In fact, you may be asked to walk through a metal detector before having an MRI. Additionally, if you have…

  • Healthy food and drink choices often included in the dash diet plan, sitting on a table surrounded by blood pressure monitor

    The DASH Diet: Healthy Eating to Control Your Blood Pressure

    Healthy eating with the DASH diet can reduce high blood pressure and lower your bad cholesterol… Choose fewer processed foods (frozen meals, canned soups, packaged mixes, etc.). These contain more sodium. Look for foods that say, “no salt added,” “sodium-free,” and “low sodium.” Avoid fried…

  • When a “Chest Cold” Is Something More

    Dr. Shilpa Mehta

    If she had contacted me, I would have asked her to come back into the office for a follow-up examination and additional tests, such as a chest x-ray. Fortunately, Susan got better without any complications. Quick Tip When I diagnose acute bronchitis in…

  • Male patient holding a bloody tissue in one hand and medicine in the other hand

    Health Care Workers and Tuberculosis

    Health care workers are exposed to many diseases, including tuberculosis. They need to know how to prevent, recognize, and treat… becomes less severe over time. If your result worsens, you may have TB and will need treatment. Questions for your doctor In addition to protective…

  • stressed teenager sitting against lockers in school

    Teens and Stress: Who Has Time For It?

    Being a teenager in today’s world is not easy. Stress can come from a variety of sources. But there are… Stress is what you feel when you react to pressure. This pressure can come from the outside world, such as school, work, after-school activities, family, or…

  • Complete Blood Count (CBC)

    A complete blood count test measures the different cells and platelets in your blood to give a doctor a picture… A complete blood count (CBC) is a blood test that measures red blood cells, white blood cells, and blood platelets (cells that help your blood…

  • A senior man experiences bloating and reflux from indigestion.

    Reflux/Acid Reflux (GERD)

    Acid reflux occurs when acid from your stomach backs up into your throat. It can be caused by many factors… What is reflux? The medical name for this condition is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It’s sometimes called acid reflux or heartburn. Reflux occurs when…

  • Healthy foods for controlling diabetes and blood sugar.

    Diabetes and Heart Disease

    People with diabetes are more likely to have heart disease, but there are steps you can take to lower the… People who have diabetes are more likely to get heart disease. When you have diabetes, your blood sugar level is often much higher than it should be. Too…

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    Occupational Exposure to Lead

    Lead is a poisonous metal. In the past, it was used in many products but is regulated now. It can… Lead is a poisonous metal. You can die from too much exposure. It used to be in a lot of products, such as paint and…

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    Infant Formula

    Infant formulas are a viable option for feeding your baby that are specially made to meet babies’ nutritional needs… Breast milk is the best source of nutrition for your baby. However, some women are unable to or choose not to breastfeed. In these cases, baby…

  • A young man grabbing his shoulder in pain

    Shoulder Pain

    Shoulder pain, whether caused by a specific injury or not, can be treated with active rest and range-of-motion exercises as… Shoulder pain can be caused by many factors. One common cause of shoulder pain is soreness of the tendon (a cord that attaches a muscle to a bone) in…

  • hand holding a lubrication spray can

    Inhalant Use

    Inhalant use is a form of substance use disorder that involves breathing in or sniffing household products on purpose to… What is inhalant use? Inhalant use is a form of substance use disorder. It is also called “huffing.” It involves breathing in or sniffing common…

  • Poisoning

    Poison is any substance that is harmful to your body. You could breathe it in, swallow it, or absorb it… What is poisoning? Poison is any substance that is harmful to your body. Many different types of poison exist. Poisonous substances can be products…

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions

    Find out the answers to the most commonly asked questions for the new COVID-19 vaccine… What is an mRNA vaccine and how does it work? Most vaccines (or immunizations) work by injecting a weakened form of a disease germ into your body. This is usually done…

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