• Assistive Equipment for the Home
    Assistive equipment is any kind of tool or device that can help simplify caregiving or make the environment safer for an ill, disabled, or elderly person.
  • Asthma and Exercise
    Exercise is a common trigger for many people with asthma. This is called exercise-induced bronchoconstriction or EIB. But living with EIB doesn't mean you need to give up exercise.
  • Binge Eating Disorder
    Binge eating disorder is when someone often eats large amounts of food in a short time. It is also called compulsive overeating. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
  • Ear Infections
    Detailed information on ear infections, including otitis externa (swimmer's ear) and otitis media
  • Ear Pinning
    Detailed information on ear pinning surgery, including who might be a candidate for the procedure and possible complications of the procedure
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat Conditions
    Detailed information on ear, nose, and throat conditions in children
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
    Detailed information on ear, nose, and throat disorders, including hearing disorders, balance disorders, smell disorders, taste disorders, chemosensory disorders, speech disorders, voice disorders, language disorders, vocal cord disorders, and laryngeal cancer.
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat Facts
    Read on for a detailed look at the parts that make up the ear, nose, and throat.
  • Ears and Airplane Travel, Ear Wax, and Ear Cleaning
    Detailed information on ears and airplane travel, ear wax, and ear cleaning.
  • Eating Disorders
    Detailed information on the most common types of eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder
  • Effects of Stroke
    When an area of the brain is damaged, which typically occurs with a stroke, an impairment may result. An impairment is the loss of normal function of part of the body. Sometimes, an impairment may result in a disability, or inability to perform an activity in a normal way.
  • Elbow Pain and Problems
    Detailed information on elbow pain and problems
  • Emergency Information Form
    In an emergency, it's easy to forget even the most well-known information. That's why it is vital for you to complete the information in this form for each person in your household.
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases
    Detailed information on emerging infectious diseases and how travelers can reduce their risk of infectious diseases.
  • Encephalitis
    Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain. The inflammation causes the brain to swell, which leads to changes in neurological function. It results in mental confusion and seizures. Read on to learn more.
  • Enchondroma
    An enchondroma is a type of noncancerous bone tumor that begins in cartilage. An enchondroma most often affects the cartilage that lines the inside of the bones. It often affects the tiny long bones of the hands and feet. It may also affect other bones such as the femur (thighbone), humerus (upper arm bone), or tibia (one of the two lower leg bones).
  • Endometriosis
    The tissue that lines the uterus is called the endometrium. Normally, if a woman doesn’t get pregnant, this tissue is shed each month during her period. In endometriosis, tissue that looks and acts like endometrial tissue implants outside the uterus.This can cause pain, heavy periods, and infertility.
  • Endoscopic Examination for Cancer
    An endoscope is a small, flexible tube with a light and a lens on the end used to look into the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, colon, or rectum. It can also be used to take tissue from the body for testing or to take color photographs of the inside of the body.
  • Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Support For Adults with Cancer
    Enteral nutrition is nutrition given through tube feedings, as a supplement or as the sole source of nutrients. Parenteral nutrition is a special mixture of sugar, protein, fat, vitamins, and minerals given through an IV.
  • Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
    One Escherichia coli strain that causes a severe intestinal infection in humans is known as enterohemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC). It’s the most common strain to cause illness in people. It’s different from other E. coli because it makes a potent toxin called Shiga toxin. This toxin damages the lining of the intestinal wall, causing bloody diarrhea.
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