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  • Malaria

    Malaria is a serious disease caused by parasites that are carried by mosquitos. It is most common in countries with…

  • Giant Cell Arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is inflammation of the arteries. Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) causes muscle inflammation. They often occur together.

  • Deciding When to See a Doctor

    It can be hard to tell when you need to be seen by a doctor. Learn some general guidelines to…

  • When Does My Child Need Emergency Services?

    It can be hard to tell when your child needs emergency services. Learn what signs to look for so your…

  • Hypopituitarism

    In hypopituitarism, the pituitary gland fails to produce or doesn’t produce enough of one or more of its hormones. It…

  • Allergic Rhinitis

    Allergic rhinitis is a reaction to allergens such as pollen. It causes nasal symptoms that can usually be treated with…

  • Teenagers and Headaches

    Headaches are common in teens. Most are minor and can be easily treated. However, some can be a sign of…

  • Stroke

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

  • Menopause

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

  • High Blood Pressure

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

  • Headaches

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

  • Echinococcosis

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

  • Concussion

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

  • Sinusitis

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

  • 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…

  • Fifth Disease

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

  • Lyme Disease

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

  • 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…

  • H1N1 Influenza

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

  • Dehydration

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