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  • Mastocytosis

    Mastocytosis is the abnormal growth of mast cells in the body. Mast cells are part of the immune system, which…

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  • Morning Sickness

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

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  • Protecting Your Family During Cold and Flu Season

    Cold and flu season runs from about October to March. Learn how to prepare and protect your family.

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  • Urinary Tract Infections in Young Children

    A urinary tract infection (UTI) occurs from a buildup of bacteria. Learn about the symptoms, causes, treatments, and prevention of…

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  • Anaphylaxis

    Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening allergic reaction that requires immediate medical attention.

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  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis

    Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an inflammatory, allergic disease. It may be confused with GERD. Learn about the symptoms and…

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  • Gestational Diabetes

    Gestational diabetes is a type of disabetes that starts during pregnancy. It affects your body’s ability to use sugar (glucose)…

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  • Angina

    Angina is a heart condition that causes chest pain or pressure.

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  • Opioid Addiction

    Opioids are a type of medicine often used to help relieve pain. They work by lowering the number of pain…

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  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a rare disease that causes inflamed blood vessels in your skin. The main symptoms are a…

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  • Heart Attack

    A heart attack happens when there is an artery blockage that prevents enough oxygen from getting to the heart. This…

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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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  • Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension

    Cirrhosis is a form of liver disease. It can cause portal hypertension and other side effects that can be life…

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  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

    Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a problem with the inner ear. It causes you to suddenly feel dizzy.

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  • Ehrlichiosis

    Ehrlichiosis is a bacterial infection caused by a tick bite. It causes flu-like symptoms. Most cases are generally mild.

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  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is usually caused by an E. Coli infection. It destroys red blood cells. The damaged cells…

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  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)

    An abdominal aortic aneurysm is when a weak area in the aorta swells up like a balloon. It can cause…

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  • Addison’s Disease

    Addison’s disease is a condition that affects your body’s adrenal glands. It interferes with your body’s ability to produce certain…

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  • Testicular Torsion

    Testicular torsion is when a testicle becomes twisted, restricting its blood supply. If not treated quickly, the testicle can become…

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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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