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  • Diabetes and Exercise

    Exercise carries additional risk for people with diabetes, but the associated benefits far outweigh the potential negatives.

  • Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones. It makes your bones brittle and breakable. Learn how to prevent and manage…

  • Finding the Right Addiction Treatment Program

    The purpose of addiction treatment is to help yourself or another person stop addiction, keep it stopped, and be productive…

  • Diabetes and Heart Disease

    People who have diabetes are more likely to get heart disease. That’s because their blood sugar level is often higher…

  • Dementia

    Dementia isn’t a disease. It’s a group of symptoms that can be caused by brain damage. It’s not related to…

  • Clostridium difficile (C. diff.) Infection

    A clostridium difficile (C. diff.) infection is a bacterial infection in your intestines.

  • Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension

    Cirrhosis is a form of liver disease. It occurs when cells in your liver become damaged beyond repair. Portal hypertension…

  • Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM)

    Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is a compression of the spinal cord in your neck. A compression means pressure, pinching, or…

  • Perimenopause

    Perimenopause is a stage in a woman’s reproductive years that means she is nearing menopause.

  • Heart Failure

    Heart failure means your heart isn’t pumping blood as well as it should. It is the result of other diseases…

  • Essential Tremor

    Essential tremor is a disorder in your nervous system. It causes shaking movements that you can’t control, most often in…

  • Down Syndrome

    Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes physical problems and intellectual disabilities.

  • Depression and Alzheimer’s Disease

    Depression is very common among people who have Alzheimer dementia. They may become depressed when their memory and ability to…

  • Pain Control After Surgery: Pain Medicines

    Pain medicine is available in many forms. Some medicines are given before surgery to prevent pain. Other types are given…

  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    Henoch- Schönlein purpura is a medical condition that causes a skin rash and potential kidney problems. It is commonly caused…

  • Chronic Pelvic Pain

    Chronic pelvic pain is pain in your pelvic region that lasts for at least 6 months.

  • Chronic Pain

    Chronic pain is pain that lasts a long time—months or even years. It can occur anywhere in your body and…

  • 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…

  • The Importance of Vaccinations

    Vaccinations are an important part of public health. They prevent the spread of contagious, dangerous, and deadly diseases, and save…

  • Tips for Healthy Children and Families

    By working together as a family to eat well and stay active, you can help your children build healthy habits…