Family Health

Learn to make healthy lifestyle choices for you and your family with information for every stage of life.

Infants and Toddlers

Cytomegalovirus

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus that most people are exposed to as infants. It rarely causes symptoms, but sometimes…

Crying: Under Age 1

A crying baby is normal. However, it can be upsetting to you and it’s usually a sign something is bothering…

Circumcision

Circumcision is a procedure where the foreskin (the skin that covers the tip of the penis) is removed. It’s usually…

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Kids and Teens

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Oppositional defiant disorder is a behavior condition that affects children and teens. It causes a negative effect on the child’s…

HPV Vaccine is for Boys, Too

Girls—and boys—can both benefit from getting the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. The vaccine reduces chances of developing some cancers later…

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a group of neurological disorders that affect body movement and muscle coordination. It usually appears in infancy…

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Men

Interstitial Cystitis

Interstitial cystitis is a medical condition. It represents chronic bladder inflammation.

Risks and Benefits of Common Prostate Cancer Treatments

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men. Treatment options include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy,…

Prostate Cancer | Pros & Cons of PSA Testing

Early detection is easier to treat and more likely to be cured, but PSA testing isn’t always accurate and can…

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Pregnancy and Childbirth

Preconception Carrier Screenings

Preconception carrier screenings are pre-pregnancy tests a woman can have to determine if she or her partner are carriers of…

Ending a Pregnancy

Ending a pregnancy is called induced abortion. The decision is made for therapeutic or elective reasons.

Circumcision

Circumcision is a procedure where the foreskin (the skin that covers the tip of the penis) is removed. It’s usually…

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Seniors

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an eye disease. It’s caused by fluid and pressure in the eye. At first, there aren’t symptoms, but…

Gallstones

Gallstones are hard deposits that can form in the gallbladder. Some people have them but don’t have symptoms. For others,…

Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your body doesn’t make or use the hormone insulin properly. It causes too…

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Women

Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis pilaris is a harmless skin condition that causes small bumps to appear on the skin. They can appear anywhere…

Keloids

Keloids are a type of raised scar. They occur where the skin has healed after an injury and can grow…

Gallstones

Gallstones are hard deposits that can form in the gallbladder. Some people have them but don’t have symptoms. For others,…

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