• Air Pollution
    Detailed information on air pollution and air pollution prevention
  • Allergens: Pollen
    Pollen is the most common cause of hay fever. Read on for more information--and helpful tips for reducing the effects of hay fever during pollen season.
  • Asthma and Pregnancy
    With correct asthma management and good prenatal care, most women with asthma can have healthy pregnancies.
  • Chemical Peel
    Detailed information on chemical peels, including potential complications and what substances are used for chemical peels.
  • Choosing a Home Health Provider
    Finding appropriate home health and hospice care providers needs some research. Here's what you need to consider when evaluating a provider.
  • Chronic Pain
    Chronic pain is pain that lasts for more than three months. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
  • Diabetes and Periodontal (Gum) Disease
    Poorly controlled diabetes can lead to gum disease, which is an infection of the gums and bone that hold the teeth in place.
  • Dysmenorrhea
    Painful periods cause severe cramps and pain during a woman's period. It can start with your first period, or begin later in life. It can be related to an underlying condition, such as endometriosis.
  • Exercise During Pregnancy
    If you exercised before pregnancy, you can safely continue exercising. If you were inactive or you have medical complications, talk with your healthcare provider before beginning to exercise.
  • Fish and Shellfish Poisoning
    At certain times of the year, some species of fish and shellfish contain toxins, even if well-cooked. The most common type of fish poisoning in travelers is ciguatera fish poisoning.
  • Food Poisoning
    Food poisoning (foodborne illness) is caused by bacteria or viruses found in food. Food poisoning symptoms often look like stomach flu (gastroenteritis). Many people with a mild case think they have stomach flu or a virus.
  • Hormones During Pregnancy
    Many hormone levels are affected in the body during pregnancy, with several hormones playing major roles.
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura
    Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a blood disorder. With this disease, you have a lower amount of platelets than normal in your blood. Platelets are blood cell fragments that help with blood clotting. Having fewer platelets can cause easy bruising, bleeding gums, and internal bleeding.
  • Managing After Hand Surgery
    Detailed information on recovering from hand surgery.
  • Orthotist and Prosthetist
    A detailed look at orthotists and prosthetists, and the work they do.
  • Overview of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMandR)
    PMandR is a medical specialty that works to restore function for a person who has been disabled due to a disease, disorder, or injury.
  • Overview of Plastic Surgery
    Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty involved with the improvement in a person's appearance and reconstruction of facial and body tissue defects caused by illness, trauma, or birth disorders.
  • Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs)
    Detailed information on living with a pacemaker or implantable cardioverter defibrillator
  • Paget Disease of the Bone
    Paget disease of the bone is a chronic bone disorder. It causes bones to become enlarged and deformed. Bone may become dense, but fragile, because of excessive breakdown and deformation of bone. The disease is the most common bone disorder after osteoporosis in people older than age 50.
  • Pain and Chemotherapy
    The goal of pain control is to prevent pain that can be prevented, and to treat pain that cannot be prevented. It is possible that you will not have pain from chemotherapy treatments. But if you do, you can take steps to relieve it.
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