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

    Following a special diet can reduce the stress on your kidneys and slow the progression of chronic kidney disease.

  • Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP)

    Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is caused by a fungus. It affects people with weak immune systems because of HIV infection and…

  • Histoplasmosis

    Histoplasmosis is an infection caused by a fungus that lives in soil. People get infected by breathing in spores from…

  • Heartburn

    Heartburn is a burning feeling in the lower chest, along with a sour or bitter taste in the throat and…

  • Lung Cancer

    Lung cancer is one of the world’s most common cancers. It is the deadliest cancer in the United States. Most…

  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator: A Treatment for Arrhythmia

    An implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) is a type of medical device. It helps treat arrhythmias and prevent cardiac arrest.

  • Chronic Pelvic Pain

    Chronic pelvic pain is dull or sharp pain in your pelvic region (the area below your belly button and above…

  • Does Gender Matter? Heart Health for Women vs. Men

    Heart health is different for men and women. Knowing the physical differences and symptoms can help you take preventive steps…

  • Thyroiditis

    Learn about the types, symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of thyroiditis, a name for several disorders that cause inflammation of…

  • Pregnancy-induced Hypertension

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and complications of high blood pressure during pregnancy and pregnancy-induced hypertension.

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and complications of polycystic ovary syndrome, a condition that causes cysts to form…