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  • Strabismus

    Strabismus is an eye disorder. It affects the muscle control in your eyes. The eyes don’t line up properly. Instead,… farsighted Hydrocephalus (abnormal fluid build-up on the brain) Traumatic brain injury Strabismus that develops in adults can be caused by: Botulism Diabetes Graves’ disease Guillain-Barré syndrome…

  • Collage of colorful vegetables and fruits

    Vegetarian Diet: How to Get the Nutrients You Need

    A look at the types of vegetarian diets and how they can improve your health and lifestyle… of a meatless diet may include: Lower cholesterol levels Lower blood pressure Lower intake of saturated fats Decreased risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and certain cancers…

  • doctor performs an echocardiogram to check the heart

    Silent Heart Attacks

    A silent heart attack is a heart attack without traditional symptoms. Nearly half of all heart attacks are silent heart… often due to a blocked artery in the heart. Risk factors for silent heart attacks are also the same. They include: Smoking Diabetes Age (risk…

  • A older couple biking together outdoors

    Healthy Habits at Age 60 and Beyond

    A look at tips, tricks, advice and the benefits of maintaining healthy eating and exercise habits as you get… popcorn instead of potato chips. Add more fiber to your diet. Fiber reduces constipation; helps with weight loss; reduces the risk of diabetes, pre-diabetes, heart disease…

  • A man working at a computer, grabbing his right wrist in pain. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the tissues in your wrist get swollen or inflamed and press on the median nerve, making your hand hurt.

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful disorder that occurs when the tissues in your wrist get swollen or inflamed and… be caused by an injury to the wrist, such as a fracture. Or it may be caused by a disease such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, or thyroid disease. Carpal…

  • Illustration of the female reproduction system and a yellow ribbon representing endometriosis

    Endometrial Cancer

    Endometrial cancer occurs in the lining of a woman’s uterus. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this common… to your doctor about which procedure is right for you. Tell them if you have health problems, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, or other…

  • Close up of a child's cleft lip

    Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

    Cleft lip and cleft palate are birth defects that happen when a baby’s lip or mouth don’t form correctly early… cleft lip or palate. Using tobacco, drugs, or alcohol during pregnancy. Not getting enough nutrients during pregnancy, such as folic acid. Having diabetes before pregnancy…

  • High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

    Some women will experience high blood pressure during their pregnancy. Treatment varies depending on the type you have and how… postpartum preeclampsia. In some cases, high blood pressure during pregnancy can cause harm to you and your baby. You may develop gestational diabetes. You may also…

  • Vitamins and Minerals: How to Get What You Need

    Getting enough vitamins and minerals is essential to keeping your body healthy. It’s best to get these through your diet… Micronutrients are the vitamins and minerals found in food. They nourish your body and are essential to your overall health. Choosing foods each day that…

  • People from racial and ethnic minority groups are more likely to be hospitalized when they have the flu, according to an analysis from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

    Flu Complications Risk Greater for Minority Groups

    People from racial and ethnic minority groups are more likely to be hospitalized when they have the flu. They are… People from racial and ethnic minority groups are more likely to be hospitalized when they have the flu, according to an analysis from the…

  • Man sitting on sofa, holding shoulder in pain

    Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder)

    Adhesive capsulitis, or frozen shoulder, is the condition that occurs when inflammation in your shoulder eventually leads to difficulty moving… What is adhesive capsulitis? Adhesive capsulitis is commonly called frozen shoulder. This occurs when the joints in your shoulder are inflamed. The inflammation leads…

  • A man holds his mouth in pain. Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is marked by pain and discomfort in the mouth, lips, and/or tongue.

    Burning Mouth Syndrome

    Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is marked by pain and discomfort in the mouth, lips, and/or tongue. Find treatment and tips… What is burning mouth syndrome? Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a condition that causes pain and discomfort in your mouth, lips, or tongue. The…

  • Pregnant woman with two ultrasound scans of twins resting on her belly

    Pregnancy with Multiples

    Pregnancy with multiples means more than one baby in your uterus at once. They carry a higher chance of gestational… Being pregnant with multiples means you will have two, three, or more babies in your uterus at once. Twins are the most common set of…

  • A person sits in a chair and rubs their foot with their hand. Leprosy is a chronic infection caused by bacteria. It can affect the skin, nerves, eyes, and nose. It’s also called Hansen’s disease.

    Leprosy

    Leprosy is a chronic infection caused by bacteria. It can affect the skin, nerves of the hands and feet, eyes,… What is leprosy? Leprosy is a chronic infection caused by Mycobacterium leprae (M. leprae) bacteria. It can affect the skin and the nerves of the hands and feet as well as…

  • Male clinician testing vaccine in lab

    Smallpox Vaccine

    A case of smallpox hasn’t been seen since 1977, but it was once a serious virus. Symptoms included a rash,… Smallpox is an illness caused by the variola virus. A vaccine targeting smallpox led to its eradication (elimination). The CDC reports that the last natural…

  • the midsection of a young woman with her legs pressed together because she needs to use the bathroom

    Painful Urination

    Painful urination is not normal and could be a sign of a more serious condition… Painful urination (dysuria) is when you feel pain, discomfort, or burning when you urinate. The discomfort may be felt where urine passes out of the body. It may also be…

  • A woman grimaces while putting her fingers in her ears. Tinnitus causes you to hear an “internal” noise in one ear or both ears. You may hear the noise constantly, or it may come and go.

    Tinnitus

    Tinnitus is a problem that causes you to hear an “internal” noise in one ear or both ears. You may… What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is a problem that causes you hear a noise in one ear or both ears. In most cases, nothing outside of…

  • A bottle of CBD oil and a jar of CBD cream are sitting on table. A hemp leaf is on top of the jar.

    CBD Oil

    CBD is short for cannabidiol. It is a chemical found in the Cannabis sativa plant. CBD oil does not make… The use of CBD oil can be a confusing topic. You may find yourself wondering many things: Is it legal where I live? Is it…

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