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  • Sinusitis

    Sinusitis is when the lining of your sinuses are inflamed. Due to the swelling, mucus that travels from your sinuses…

  • Fifth Disease

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

  • Dehydration

    Dehydration is when your body doesn’t have enough fluids to work properly. It happens when you lose more fluids than…

  • Deciding When to See a Doctor

    It can be hard to know when you should go to the doctor. There are no rules about when to…

  • Lupus

    Lupus is a disease that causes your immune system to become overactive and attack healthy cells and tissue. Lupus can…

  • Malaria

    Malaria is a serious disease caused by a parasite. The parasite is carried by one type of mosquito. Humans get…

  • Hydration: Why It’s So Important

    Your body depends on water to survive. Every cell, tissue, and organ in your body needs it to work properly…

  • Giant Cell Arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Giant cell arteritis (GCA) and polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is inflammation of the arteries in the arms, upper body, neck, hips,…

  • H1N1 Influenza

    H1N1 influenza is a viral infection. It’s not the same as seasonal flu (influenza). The first outbreak occurred in 2009…

  • When Does My Child Need Emergency Services?

    If you have any question at all about your child’s health, call his or her doctor. The doctor can tell…

  • Teenagers and Headaches

    Nearly 75% of children have reported having a significant headache by age 15. Some are easily treated, while others indicate…

  • High Blood Pressure

    High blood pressure happens when blood flows through your arteries at a higher pressure than normal. It is sometimes called…

  • Hypopituitarism

    Hypopituitarism is a disorder in which your body doesn’t make enough pituitary hormones. When that happens, your body functions are…

  • CT Head Scan

    A CT (computed tomography) or CAT (computerized axial tomography) head scan looks inside your head and neck. CT and CAT…

  • Chronic Headaches Are a Pain

    Dr. Jennifer Hanna

    If headache pain is getting in the way of your daily activities, it’s time to see your family doctor.

  • Stroke

    Stroke is a medical condition that occurs when the blood flow to your brain stops. It can lead to serious…

  • Allergic Rhinitis (Allergies)

    Allergic rhinitis is the medical term for hay fever or allergies.

  • Concussion

    A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI). It occurs when you hit your head, neck, or body…

  • Lyme Disease

    Lyme disease is a bacterial infection spread by ticks. It can cause fever, joint and muscle aches, and a “bull’s-eye”…

  • Babesiosis

    Babesiosis is an infection of the red blood cells. It’s caused by a parasite carried by deer ticks. It can…