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  • Opioid Addiction

    An opioid addiction is a powerful urge to use opioids. These are medicines that are used to relieve pain, such…

  • Medical Marijuana

    While doctors are investigating the pros and cons of medical marijuana, some research shows it may have a positive impact…

  • Changes in Your Body During Pregnancy: First Trimester

    The first trimester of pregnancy can be exciting and scary. A person’s body goes through a lot of changes—physically and…

  • Stomach Flu (Gastroenteritis)

    Gastroenteritis is a medical term for a stomach virus. Many people call it the stomach flu. It can strike anyone…

  • Peptic Ulcer Disease

    A peptic ulcer is a raw area in the stomach or near the top of the small intestine. The lining…

  • Morning Sickness

    Morning sickness refers to the nausea and vomiting that some people have when they become pregnant. Morning sickness is very…

  • BRAT Diet: Recovering From an Upset Stomach

    A special diet known as the BRAT diet (Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, and Toast) is an effective way to treat an…

  • Gallstones

    Gallstones are hard deposits that can form in the gallbladder. Some people have them but don’t have symptoms. For others,…

  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis

    Eosinophilic esophagitis is an inflammatory, allergic disease that occurs when certain white blood cells build up in your esophageal…

  • Bioterrorism

    Bioterrorism is the use of bacteria, viruses, or germs to purposely harm large quantities of people or communities.

  • Mastocytosis

    Mastocytosis is the abnormal accumulation of mast cells, which protect the body from infection. It can cause rashes, nausea, diarrhea,…

  • Malaria

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

  • 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…

  • Recognizing Newborn Illnesses

    It might be hard to tell if your newborn is sick. Be sure to look for signs of common newborn…

  • Urinary Tract Infections in Young Children

    A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection of the urinary tract, which is made up of the kidneys, bladder,…

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder

    Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is ongoing anxiety not related to a particular situation. It also can be anxiety that isn’t…

  • Intussusception

    Intussusception is medical emergency when one part of the intestine slides into another section. This causes a serious blockage.

  • Hypopituitarism

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

  • Antiemetic Medicines: OTC Relief for Nausea and Vomiting

    You can buy over-the-counter (OTC) medicines without a prescription, including medicines that treat nausea and vomiting. These are called…