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  • A man with food poisoning sits on the couch and vomits into a green bucket.

    Food Poisoning

    Food poisoning is a primarily intestinal illness that occurs when you eat or drink something that contains harmful bacteria, viruses,… food poisoning. You may also be at a higher risk if you: Have a chronic medical condition, such as kidney disease or diabetes Are pregnant Have…

  • A close-up of feet walking on a treadmill

    Exercise: How To Get Started

    Most people should attempt to exercise at least 5 times a week for 30 to 60 minutes at a time… for building and maintaining muscle. These sorts of resistance exercises are essential for our health, and can decrease risk of heart disease, diabetes and osteoporosis…

  • Eating Disorders

    An eating disorder is a mental health condition characterized by an obsession with food and weight. It harms a person’s… water in the body). If it isn’t treated, binge eating can lead to a number of health conditions, including: Heart disease. Diabetes. High blood pressure…

  • a young girl with Down syndrome looks up and smiles

    Down Syndrome

    Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder that affects physical and intellectual development… What is Down syndrome? Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes physical problems and intellectual disabilities. It is most often caused by the presence of an extra copy of chromosome number 21…

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    Deciding When to See a Doctor

    It can be hard to know when you should go to the doctor. There are no rules about when to… Should I go to the doctor? Most of us have asked that question at one time or another. Whether it’s a bad cold, a funny-looking…

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    Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) | Chronic Kidney Disease and Nutrition

    Following a special diet can help reduce the buildup of waste in your kidneys, reducing stress and slowing the progress… Normal, healthy kidneys remove waste from the blood. If you have chronic kidney disease, your kidneys are not working as well as they should. They…

  • Young Woman Checking Blood Pressure At Home

    Blood Pressure Monitoring at Home

    Monitoring your blood pressure at home may be necessary for certain medical conditions… Many people monitor their blood pressure at home. They often do this to manage or treat a certain health condition. If you monitor your blood pressure at home, keep a record or…

  • Hand Massage to help pain in the finger joints.

    Scleroderma

    Scleroderma is a rare autoimmune disorder. There are 2 types of scleroderma. One type affects the skin. The other type… What is scleroderma? Scleroderma is a rare autoimmune disorder made up of a group of diseases. There are 2 types of scleroderma: localized and systemic…

  • Dermatologist uses magnifying glass to examine a mole on the back of a male patient

    Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    Squamous cell carcinoma is a common form of skin cancer caused by too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation… What is squamous cell carcinoma? Squamous cell carcinoma is a common form of skin cancer. It develops in the thin, flat cells that form the…

  • Female doctor holding woman’s hand before a procedure

    Dilation and Curettage (D and C)

    Dilation and curettage (D and C) is a surgical procedure of the uterus… Dilation and curettage (D and C) is a surgical procedure of the uterus. It consists of manually dilating, or opening, your cervix. A thin instrument called a curette is then inserted…

  • A doctor uses a lighted instrument to closely examine moles on a female patient’s neck

    Skin Cancer

    Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer and highly preventable with regular screening… What is skin cancer? Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Almost all skin cancers are the result of too much exposure to ultraviolet light. This…

  • Child Safety: Keeping Your Home Safe for Your Baby

    If you have a baby in your house, you need to make sure they stay safe. You may need to… If you have a baby in your house, you need to make sure they stay safe. Children don’t understand danger. And as they grow,…

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    What do I need in my first aid kit?

    A well-prepared first aid kit is an important tool in treating minor injuries that commonly occur at home and when… First aid is important for a number of situations that don’t require a trip to the hospital or emergency room. These situations include minor…

  • Effects of Early Sun Exposure

    There is a direct link between sun exposure and most skin cancers. The ultraviolet (UV) rays in sunlight are invisible… There is a direct link between sun exposure and most skin cancers. The ultraviolet (UV) rays in sunlight are invisible. But they penetrate skin and…

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