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  • A businessman holds his hands on his aching hips. Bursitis of the hip is the swelling of the bursae, fluid-filled sacs that cushion tendons, ligaments, and muscles. It can cause pain and tenderness.

    Bursitis of the Hip

    Bursitis of the hip is the swelling of the bursae, fluid-filled sacs that cushion tendons, ligaments, and muscles. It can… of the hip Rheumatoid arthritis Gout Pseudogout Injury of the hip Infection with bacteria, such as Staphylococcus aureus (or a staph infection) Diabetes Spine problems,…

  • Paraphimosis is a serious condition where the foreskin gets stuck behind the head of the penis and can’t be pulled back into normal position.

    Paraphimosis

    Paraphimosis is a serious condition that happens when the foreskin gets stuck behind the head of the penis and can’t… from vigorous sex, a piercing, scarring from repeated infection, or an insect or spider bite. A circumcision that wasn’t done correctly. Diabetes, which can cause…

  • A sick man sleeps on the couch next to a table with medication and a glass of water. These days, when you’re feeling under the weather with a fever, body aches, and other symptoms, you may wonder whether you have season influenza (flu) or COVID-19. The two share many similarities, but there are a few differences.

    Do I Have COVID-19 or the Flu?

    COVID-19 and the flu have many symptoms in common. It can be tricky to know which you have. But there… getting sick. For both COVID-19 and flu, adults over 65, people who are pregnant, people with lung disease, heart disease, or diabetes have a greater…

  • Couple meeting with doctor

    Infertility

    Infertility means a couple isn’t able to become pregnant after 1 year of having regular, unprotected sex. Infertility can affect… be tied to an immune system disease, cancer treatments, or a genetic syndrome. Diseases and disorders, including endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease, cancer, diabetes, autoimmune diseases (when your body attacks itself), lupus,…

  • Heart Health: Keeping Your Heart Healthy

    Learn how you can prevent and manage heart disease as well as treat conditions that lead to heart attack… the effort. In fact, your entire body will be better for it. Good overall health can also protect you from type 2 diabetes, asthma, joint pain,…

  • An ill young woman with a fever holds an ice bag on her head while resting in bed. A cold and the flu are viral infections that affect the respiratory system.

    Colds and the Flu

    Learn about the symptoms of and treatments for colds and the flu… up Irritability Seizures Symptoms that improve and then return with a fever or worse cough Worsening of chronic medical conditions (such as diabetes or heart disease) Vomiting or stomach pain Serious symptoms in…

  • young African American businesswoman having chest pain

    Angina

    Angina is a heart condition that causes chest pain or pressure… What is angina? Angina is a heart condition that causes chest pain or pressure. However, not all chest pain and pressure is heart-related. There are three types of angina: Stable angina. This is…

  • side-by-side diagrams of a healthy heart and one with heart failure

    Heart Failure

    Heart failure means your heart isn’t pumping blood as well as it should. It can be caused by different heart… What is heart failure? The term “heart failure” sounds scary. But it simply means your heart isn’t pumping blood as well as it should…

  • Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women

    Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatment of sexual dysfunction disorders… What is sexual dysfunction in men and women? When you have problems with sex, doctors call it “sexual dysfunction.” It happens in both men and women. Sexual problems become more common in men…

  • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (Metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease)

    Metabolic dysfunction-associated liver disease is formerly known as nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. It is a a buildup of fat in… What is metabolic dysfunction-associated liver disease (MASLD)? Metabolic dysfunction-associated liver disease (MASLD), formerly known as nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, is a buildup of fat in…

  • Nurse holding newborn

    Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (MAS)

    Meconium aspiration syndrome affects newborns who inhale their stool and/or amniotic fluid before, during, or after labor and delivery… What is meconium aspiration syndrome? Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) happens when a newborn inhales meconium (the baby’s first stool) and/or amniotic fluid (the fluid that…

  • Celiac disease is a digestive disorder that causes problems when you eat foods with gluten, such as wheat, rye and barley.

    Celiac Disease

    Celiac disease is a digestive disorder that causes problems when you eat foods with gluten, such as wheat, rye and… What is celiac disease? Celiac disease is a digestive disorder that causes problems in your small intestine. You experience the problems when you eat foods that…

  • Peripheral Arterial Disease and Claudication

    Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a problem with blood flow in the arteries, especially those in the legs. Claudication is… What is peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and claudication? Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a problem with blood flow in the arteries, especially those in the…

  • Blood Test: Lipid Panel

    A lipid panel is a simple blood test to check your cholesterol levels. This test is important because cholesterol can… A lipid panel is a simple blood test to check your cholesterol levels. Cholesterol is a soft, sticky substance found inside your body. Total cholesterol…

  • A close up of a woman placing a nicotine patch on her arm

    Nicotine Patch

    A nicotine patch adheres to your skin and can help you stop smoking… Congratulations on your decision to quit smoking! This is called smoking cessation. Quitting is the best thing you can do to improve your heath. It lowers your risk of cancer and heart…

  • A child’s hand with red and swollen skin around fingernail caused by a skin infection. Paronychia is a skin infection around the nails. It usually affects the skin at the base (cuticle) or up the sides of the nail.

    Paronychia

    Paronychia is a skin infection around the fingernails or toenails. It usually isn’t serious and can be treated at… What is paronychia? Paronychia is a skin infection around the fingernails or toenails. It usually affects the skin at the base (cuticle) or up the sides of…

  • teddy bear sitting in an empty nursery

    Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

    Only 1% of women experience multiple miscarriages. They can be caused by health conditions including chromosome defects and uterus… What is recurrent pregnancy loss? Recurrent pregnancy loss is when you have 2 or more pregnancy losses, or miscarriages. Miscarriage is when your pregnancy ends…

  • Colorectal Cancer

    Colorectal cancer is a cancer of the colon or the rectum that can be detected through early, regular screenings… What is colorectal cancer? Colorectal cancer starts in the tissue of the colon or the rectum (the largest part of the intestine located near the anus)…