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  • Gout

    Gout is a common type of arthritis. It is marked by swelling and pain in your joints. It most often…

  • What is a Total Contact Cast?

    A total contact cast is used to treat ulcers (deep sores) on a person’s foot. It consists of a fiberglass…

  • Infertility

    Infertility means a couple isn’t able to become pregnant after 1 year of having regular, unprotected sex. Infertility can affect…

  • ACL Injury

    An ACL injury is the overstretching or tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament in your knee. It is a common…

  • Becoming Parents: What It Means for Couples

    Having a baby changes many things at home, including your relationship with your partner. Use these tips to help you…

  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

    A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a stroke. It is considered a “warning” stroke. It significantly increases your risk of…

  • Diabetes and Nutrition

    What you eat is closely connected to the amount of sugar in your blood. The right food choices will help…

  • Diabetes and Exercise

    Exercise can help people who have diabetes. It can help control your weight, lower your blood sugar level, and reduce…

  • Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

    Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSP) is a mental illness. It is also a form of child abuse. It affects caregivers,…

  • Inhalant Abuse

    Inhalant abuse is a form of substance abuse. It involves breathing in or sniffing household products on purpose to “get…

  • Kidney Stones

    Your body removes waste through urine that’s made in your kidneys. When waste doesn’t properly leave your kidneys, it can…

  • Fifth Disease

    Fifth disease is a mild viral infection caused by human parvovirus B19. About half of people get fifth disease sometime…

  • Emotional Eating

    Emotional eating is eating in response to your emotions or boredom. It’s different than true hunger. But how do you…

  • Asthma

    Asthma is a chronic (long-term) disease of the lungs. It inflames and narrows the airways, making it harder to…

  • Hair Loss

    It is normal to shed some hair each day as part of this cycle. However, some people may experience excessive…

  • Sports and Exercise at Every Age

    It is important to exercise no matter what age you are. A lifelong exercise program is the surest way to…

  • Gallstones

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

  • The Dangers of Tanning Beds

    Tanning beds are the source of intense ultraviolet (UV) radiation. They are not safe.

  • Interstitial Cystitis

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

  • Eating Disorders

    An eating disorder is a mental health condition characterized by an obsession with food and weight. It harms a person’s…

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