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  • Alopecia Areata (AA)

    Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that causes you to lose small, round patches of hair on your head.

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

    COPD is a progressive disease that makes it hard for you to breathe. The two main types of COPD are…

  • Sports and Exercise at Every Age

    A lifelong exercise program helps us live and thrive into old age. There is a place for exercise at every…

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes occurs when your body doesn’t make or use the hormone insulin properly.

  • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

    MRSA is a bacterial infection that is resistant to methicillin and many other antibiotics. It spreads easily through contact.

  • Lifestyle Changes to Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

    If you have high blood pressure, you can help lower it by cutting back on salt in your diet, exercising,…

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot deep down in a vein, usually in your legs. DVT is common…

  • Adult ADHD

    Attention-deficit hyperactivity fisorder (ADHD) is a group of behaviors that affects focus and self-control. Adults can have ADHD.

  • Food and Activity Journal

    Use a journal to keep track of your food, drinks, and physical activity. Write in the journal every day to…

  • Gallstones

    Gallstones are hard deposits that can form inside the gallbladder, causing pain in the upper abdomen.

  • Common Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

    STIs are infections spread by sexual contact. They are very common, and many can be cured. The best way to…

  • Down Syndrome in Adults: Staying Healthy

    Learn more about supporting adults who have Down syndrome and how to help them be independent and stay healthy.

  • Chronic Pain Medicines

    Chronic pain medicines help treat lasting pain. Learn about common types of medicine, including side effects and how to take…

  • Inhalant Abuse

    Inhalant abuse is a form of substance abuse that involves breathing in or sniffing common household products to get…

  • Kidney Cysts

    As people get older, sacs can form in the kidneys. These sacs are called "cysts." They are usually small sacs…

  • What is a Total Contact Cast?

    A total contact cast is a cast used to treat ulcers on the feet of people who have diabetes. It…

  • Parenting Tips

    There is no such thing as a perfect parent or a perfect child, but these tips can help your children…

  • Interstitial Cystitis

    Interstitial cystitis is chronic inflammation of the bladder. This inflammation can scar the bladder or make it stiff.

  • Being a Single Parent

    Being a single parent can be challenging, but also very rewarding. There are things you can do so you don’t…

  • Gynecomastia

    Learn about gynecomastia (breasts in males), including causes and forms of treatment.