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  • Stroke

    A stroke is a medical condition that happens when blood flow to your brain stops.

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  • Menopause

    Menopause is when a woman’s menstrual periods permanently end. It happens because, as a woman ages, her ovaries make fewer…

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  • High Blood Pressure

    Uncontrolled high blood pressure can be deadly. Treatment includes medicine and lifestyle changes.

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  • Headaches

    Learn about the different types and causes of headaches, as well as how to detect, treat, and prevent headaches.

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  • Echinococcosis

    Echinococcosis is a parasitic infection that is spread from animals to humans. The disease causes cysts and can be…

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  • Concussion

    A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that occurs from a blow to your head, neck, or…

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  • Sinusitis

    Sinusitis is a condition in which the lining of your sinuses becomes inflamed. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and…

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  • Pain Relievers: Understanding Your OTC Options

    Over-the-counter pain relievers can help you manage aches and pains without a prescription from your doctor. There are several types…

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  • Fifth Disease

    Fifth disease is a mild viral infection common in children. It usually causes a bright red rash on the face…

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  • Babesiosis

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

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  • Lyme Disease

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

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  • Mind/Body Connection: How Your Emotions Affect Your Health

    People who have good emotional health are aware of their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. They cope well with stress and…

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  • H1N1 Influenza

    H1N1 influenza (swine flu) is an infection caused by a virus. Lower your risk by getting the flu vaccine and…

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  • Dehydration

    Dehydration happens when your body doesn’t get enough fluids for it to work properly. It can happen after vomiting, diarrhea,…

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  • Pituitary Tumors

    The pituitary gland is located in your brain and produces key hormones. Learn about the symptoms and treatment of a…

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  • Hydration: Why It’s So Important

    Staying hydrated is important to your overall, good health. It helps maintain your temperature, remove waste from your body, and…

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  • Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke

    Heat exhaustion and heatstroke are serious conditions. Learn the warning signs of these heat-related illnesses, as well as how to…

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  • Toxic Shock Syndrome

    Toxic shock syndrome is a serious, sometimes life-threatening staph infection caused by bacteria that multiplies quickly and leads to organ…

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  • Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

    Teeth grinding, also called bruxism, is the conscious or unconscious grinding of teeth that happens most often in children.

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  • Postpartum Preeclampsia

    Pospartum preeclampsia is a condition that affects women who have just given birth. It is high blood pressure and too…

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