Cases by Disease / Problem

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Croup see Throat Disorders


CT Scans

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome see ElbowInjuriesAndDisorders ; Wrist and Arm Injuries and Disorders

Cushing’s Syndrome

Cybersafety see Internet Safety

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystitis see Interstitial Cystitis

Cytomegalovirus Infections

Stammering see Stuttering

Staphylococcal Infections

Statistics see Health Statistics

Staying Healthy see Preventing Disease and Staying Healthy

STD see Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Steele-Richardson-Olszewski Syndrome see Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Stem Cells and Stem Cell Transplantation

Stepfamilies see Family Issues

Sterility see Infertility

Sterilization see Birth Control


Still’s Disease see Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Stillbirth see Pregnancy Loss

Stomach Cancer

Stomach Disorders

Stomach Flu see Gastroenteritis

Stomach Stapling see Weight Loss Surgery

Stomach Ulcer see Peptic Ulcer

Stool Soiling see Toilet Training and Bedwetting

Strabismus see Eye Movement Disorders

Strep Throat see Streptococcal Infections ; Throat Disorders

Streptococcal Infections




Stye see Eye Lid Disorders

Substance Abuse see Alcoholism ; Drug Abuse

Substance Abuse in Pregnancy see Pregnancy and Substance Abuse

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Sugar see Carbohydrates

Sugar in the Blood see Diabetes

Sugar Substitutes see Carbohydrates


Sun Exposure

Sunburn see Sun Exposure

Sunstroke see Heat Illness


Surgery, Plastic see Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

Swallowing Disorders see Dysphagia


Sweeteners, Artificial see Carbohydrates

Swimmer’s Ear see Ear Infections

Swollen Glands see Lymphatic Diseases

Syncope see Fainting

Syndrome X see Angina ; Metabolic Syndrome X



Systemic Lupus Erythematosus see Lupus


Warts, Genital see HPV ; Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Water see Drinking Water

Water Safety (Recreational)

Wegener’s Granulomatosis

Weight Loss and Dieting

Weight Loss Surgery

Weight Training see Sports Fitness

West Nile Virus

Wheelchairs see Assistive Devices

Whiplash see Neck Disorders and Injuries

Whooping Cough

Wilms’ Tumor

Wilson’s Disease

Windpipe Disorders see Tracheal Disorders

Winter Weather Emergencies

Women’s Health Issues


Wrinkles see Skin Aging

Wrist Injuries and Disorders


Abdominal Pain

Abnormalities see Birth Defects

ABO Blood Groups see Blood and Blood Disorders


About Your Medicines see Medicines ; Over-the-Counter Medicines


Abuse see Domestic Violence

Accident Prevention see Safety Issues

Accidents see Falls ; First Aid ; Injuries

Achondroplasia see Dwarfism

Acid Reflux see Gastroesophageal Reflux/Hiatal Hernia ; Heartburn

ACL Injuries see Knee Injuries and Disorders


Acoustic Neuroma

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome see AIDS

Acromegaly see Growth Disorders ; Pituitary Disorders


Acute Pancreatitis see Pancreatitis

ADD see Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity

Addison’s Disease

Adenoids see Tonsils/Tonsillectomy

ADHD see Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity


Adolescent Development see Teen Development

Adolescent Health see Teen Health


Adrenal Gland Disorders

Adrenoleukodystrophy see Leukodystrophies

Adult Immunization see Immunization

Advance Directives

African-American Health

Age-Related Macular Degeneration see Macular Degeneration

Agent Orange see Veteran’s Health

Ageusia see Taste and Smell Disorders

Aging see Seniors’ Health Issues

Aging Skin see Skin Aging


AIDS and Infections

AIDS and Pregnancy

AIDS–Living with AIDS

AIDS Medicines

Air Pollution

Airsickness see Motion Sickness

Alagille Syndrome see Liver Diseases

Alaska Native Health see Native-American Health

Alcohol Abuse in Pregnancy see Pregnancy and Substance Abuse


Alcohol and Youth see Underage Drinking

Alcohol Consumption see Alcohol



Allergy, Food see Food Allergy

Allergy, Latex see Latex Allergy

Alopecia see Hair Diseases and Hair Loss

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

ALS see Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Alternative Medicine – and see also Complementary and Integrative Medicine

Alternative Therapy for Cancer see Cancer Alternative Therapy

Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Alzheimer’s Disease

AMD see Macular Degeneration

Amenorrhea see Menstruation

Amnesia see Memory

Amniocentesis see Prenatal Testing

Amphetamines see Club Drugs ; Methamphetamine


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Anabolic Steroids

Anal and Rectal Diseases

Anal Cancer

Anal Warts see HPV ; Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Anaphylaxis see Allergy



Anencephaly see Neural Tube Defects





Animal Bites – and see also Bites and Stings

Animal Diseases and Your Health

Animal Health see Pets and Pet Health

Ankle Injuries and Disorders

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Anorexia see Eating Disorders

Anosmia see Taste and Smell Disorders

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury see Knee Injuries and Disorders




Antimicrobial Resistance see Antibiotics ; Infectious Diseases



Aortic Stenosis see Heart Valve Diseases


Aplastic Anemia – and see also Anemia


Arctic Health see Native-American Health

Arm Injuries and Disorders

Arnold-Chiari Malformation see Head and Brain Malformations


Arthrography see Joint Disorders

Arthroplasty see Hip Replacement; Joint Disorders; Knee Replacement

Arthroscopy see Joint Disorders


Arteriosclerosis of Extremities see Circulatory Disorders

Arteriosclerosis, Coronary see Coronary Disease

Arteriovenous Malformations


Artificial Feeding see Nutritional Support

Artificial Insemination see Infertility

Artificial Limbs see Amputees


Asbestosis see Asbestos

Asian-American Health

Asperger’s Syndrome

Assisted Breathing see Critical Care

Assisted Living

Assistive Devices


Asthma in Children

Astigmatism see Refractive Errors

Ataxia see Cerebellar Disorders ;Degenerative Nerve Diseases ; Friedreich’s Ataxia ;Movement Disorders

Ataxia Telangiectasia

Athlete’s Foot

Atrial Fibrillation see Arrhythmia

Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity

Auditory Tumor see Acoustic Neuroma


Autoimmune Diseases

Automobile Safety see Motor Vehicle Safety

Autonomic Nervous System Disorders

Avascular Necrosis see Osteonecrosis

Avian Influenza see Bird Flu


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Baby Blues see Postpartum Depression

Baby Care see Infant and Newborn Care

Back Injuries

Back Pain

Bacterial Infections

Bacterial Vaginosis see Vaginal Diseases

Balance Disorders see Dizziness and Vertigo

Bariatric Surgery see Weight Loss Surgery

Barrett’s Esophagus see Esophagus Disorders

Basal Cell Carcinoma see Skin Cancer

Basedow’s Disease see Hyperthyroidism

Bedsores see Pressure Sores

Bedwetting see Toilet Training and Bedwetting

Bee Stings see Insect Bites and Stings

Behcet’s Syndrome

Bell’s Palsy

Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy see Prostate Diseases

Benign Tumors


Bicycle Safety see Sports Safety

Bile Duct Diseases

Biliary Cirrhosis see Bile Duct Diseases

Biliary Tract Diseases see Bile Duct Diseases ; Gallbladder Diseases

Binge Eating see Eating Disorders

Biodefense and Bioterrorism

Bioethics see MedicalEthics

Biological Weapons see Biodefense and Bioterrorism

Bioterrorism see Biodefense and Bioterrorism

Bipolar Disorder

Bird Flu

Birth Control

Birth Defects


Bisexual Health see Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health

Bites and Stings

Black Widow Spider Bites see Spider Bites

Bladder Cancer

Bladder Control see Urinary Incontinence

Bladder Diseases

Bleeding Disorders

Bleeding, Gastrointestinal see Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Blepharospasm see Eye Lid Disorders

Blindness see Vision Impairment and Blindness

Blood and Blood Disorders

Blood Cells see Blood and Blood Disorders

Blood Clots

Blood Coagulation Disorders see Bleeding Disorders ; Hemophilia

Blood Donation see Blood Transfusion and Donation

Blood Platelet Disorders see Platelet Disorders

Blood Poisoning see Sepsis

Blood Pressure see High Blood Pressure ; Low Blood Pressure

Blood Tests see Laboratory Tests

Blood Transfusion and Donation

Blood-Borne Pathogens see Infection Control

Body Lice see Parasitic Diseases

Bone Cancer

Bone Diseases

Bone Grafts

Bone Loss see Osteoporosis

Bone Marrow Diseases

Bone Marrow Transplantation

Botanicals see Herbal Medicine


Botulinum Toxin see Botox ; Botulism


Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy see Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Bowel Obstruction see Intestinal Obstruction

BPH see Prostate Diseases

Braces, Oral see Orthodontia

Brachial Plexus Injuries see Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Brachytherapy see Radiation Therapy

Brain Attack see Stroke

Brain Cancer

Brain Concussion see Concussion

Brain Diseases

Brain Disorders, Inborn Genetic see Genetic Brain Disorders

Brain Injury see Concussion; Traumatic Brain Injury – and see also Head and Brain Injuries

Brain Malformations – and see also Head and Brain Malformations

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer, Male see Male Breast Cancer

Breast Diseases

Breast Feeding

Breast Implants see Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reduction see Breast Reconstruction

Breathing Problems

Broken Bones see Fractures

Bronchial Asthma see Asthma

Bronchial Disorders

Bronchiectasis see Bronchial Disorders

Bronchiolitis see Bronchial Disorders ; Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections


Brown Recluse Spider Bites see Spider Bites


BSE see Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Bubonic Plague see Plague

Bulimia see Eating Disorders


Bunions see Toe Injuries and Disorders




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C-Section see Cesarean Section

C. diff. Infections see Clostridium Difficile Infections

CABG see Heart Bypass Surgery



CAM see Complementary and Integrative Medicine

Campylobacter see Food Contamination and Poisoning

Canavan Disease see Leukodystrophies


Cancer Alternative Therapy

Cancer, Benign see Benign Tumors

Cancer Chemotherapy

Cancer in Children

Cancer–Living with Cancer

Candidiasis see Yeast Infections

Canker Sore see Mouth Disorders

Cannabis see Marijuana Abuse

Car Safety see Motor Vehicle Safety


Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carcinoid Tumors

Carcinoma see Cancer

Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac Diseases see Heart Diseases


Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation see CPR

Cardiovascular Diseases see Heart Diseases; Vascular Diseases

Careers see Health Occupations


Caregivers for Alzheimer’s Disease see Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Carotid Artery Disease

Carotid Endarterectomy see Stroke

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carsickness see Motion Sickness

Cartilage Disorders

CAT Scans see CT Scans

Cat Bites see Animal Bites

Cat Scratch Disease


Celiac Disease

Cell Phones see Electromagnetic Fields


Cerebellar Disorders

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebrovascular Disease see Stroke

Cervical Cancer

Cervical Spine see Neck Disorders and Injuries

Cesarean Section

CFS see Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chagas Disease

Chalazion see Eye Lid Disorders

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

Charley Horse see Muscle Cramps

Chemical Weapons

Chemotherapy see Cancer Chemotherapy

Chest Injuries and Disorders

Chest Pain see Angina ; Pain

Chewing Tobacco see Smokeless Tobacco


Child Abuse

Child Behavior Disorders

Child Day Care

Child Dental Health

Child Development

Child Mental Health

Child Molestation see Child Sexual Abuse

Child Nutrition

Child Safety

Child Sexual Abuse


Childhood Asthma see Asthma in Children

Childhood Brain Tumors

Childhood Immunization

Childhood Leukemia see Leukemia, Childhood

Children’s Health

Children’s Page


Chlamydia Infections


Cholecystectomy see Gallbladder Diseases

Choledocholithiasis see Gallstones

Cholelithiasis see Gallstones


Chondrocalcinisis see Gout and Pseudogout

Chondromalacia Patellae see Knee Injuries and Disorders

Choosing a Doctor or Health Care Service

Chorea see Movement Disorders

Chorionic Villi Sampling see Prenatal Testing

Chronic Bronchitis see Bronchitis

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Granulomatous Disease see Immune System and Disorders

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease see COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

Chronic Pancreatitis see Pancreatitis

Circulatory Disorders see Vascular Diseases



CJD see Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Clap see Gonorrhea

Claudication see Leg Injuries and Disorders

Cleaning Products see Household Poisons

Cleft Lip and Palate

Clinical Trials


Clostridium Difficile Infections

Club Drugs

Cluster Headache see Headache

CMV Infections see Cytomegalovirus Infections

Cocaine Abuse

Cold Sore see Mouth Disorders

Cold (Temperature) see Frostbite; Hypothermia; Winter Weather Emergencies

Cold, Common see Common Cold

Colic see Common Infant and Newborn Problems – and see also Infant and Newborn Care

Colitis see Ulcerative Colitis

Collapsed Lung

College Health

Colon Cancer see Colorectal Cancer

Colonic Diseases

Colonic Polyps

Color Blindness

Colorectal Cancer

Colostomy see Ostomy


Common Cold

Common Infant and Newborn Problems

Communicating With Your Healthcare Provider see Talking With Your Doctor

Communication Disorders see Speech and Communication Disorders

Complementary and Integrative Medicine – and see also Alternative Medicine

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome see Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

Concussion – and see also Head and Brain Injuries

Confidentiality see Personal Medical Records

Congenital Heart Disease

Congestive Heart Failure see Heart Failure

Conjunctivitis see Eye Diseases

Connective Tissue Disorders


Contact Dermatitis see Rashes – and see also Dermatitis

Contact Lenses see Eye Wear

Contraception see Birth Control

Contusions see Bruises

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

Coping with Chronic Illness

Coping with Disasters

Coronary Arteriosclerosis see Coronary Disease

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft see Heart Bypass Surgery

Coronary Disease

Coronavirus Infections

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Surgery see Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery


Costochondritis see Cartilage Disorders


Coxsackievirus Infections see Viral Infections


Crab Lice see Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Crack see Cocaine Abuse

Cramps see Muscle Cramps

Craniofacial Injuries see Facial Injuries and Disorders

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Critical Care

Crohn’s Disease

Crossed Eyes see Eye Movement Disorders


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Dandy-Walker Syndrome see Brain Malformations; Cerebellar Disorders – and see also Head and Brain Malformations

Day Care see Child Day Care ; Home Care Services

Deafness see Hearing Disorders and Deafness

Death and Dying see End of Life Issues

Decubitus Ulcers see Pressure Sores

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Defibrillators, Implantable see Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators

Degenerative Joint Disease see Osteoarthritis

Degenerative Nerve Diseases

Delivery see Childbirth



Dental Health

Dental Health, Child see Child Dental Health

Dentistry, Cosmetic see Cosmetic Dentistry



Dermatitis – and see also Eczema, Rashes

Dermatology see Skin Diseases

Dermatomyositis see Myositis

Developmental Disabilities

Diabetes – and see also Juvenile Diabetes

Diabetes and Pregnancy

Diabetes Insipidus

Diabetes Type 1

Diabetes Type 2

Diabetic Diet

Diabetic Eye Problems

Diabetic Foot

Diabetic Kidney Problems

Diabetic Nerve Problems

Diagnostic Imaging


Diaper Rash see Common Infant and Newborn Problems; Rashes – and see also Dermatitis ; Infant and Newborn Care


Diet see Nutrition

Dietary Fats

Dietary Fiber

Dietary Proteins

Dietary Sodium

Dietary Sugar see Carbohydrates

Dietary Supplements

Dieting see Weight Loss and Dieting

Digestive Diseases



Disasters see Coping with Disasters; Man-Made Disasters; Natural Disasters


Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis


Dizziness and Vertigo

Dog Bites see Animal Bites

Domestic Violence

Down Syndrome

Drinking see Alcohol Consumption

Drinking see Alcohol; Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse

Drinking Water


Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse in Pregnancy see Pregnancy and Substance Abuse

Drug Allergies see Drug Reactions

Drug Information see Medicines ; Over-the-Counter Medicines

Drug Interactions see Drug Reactions

Drug Reactions

Drug Safety

Dual Diagnosis

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy see Muscular Dystrophy

Duodenal Ulcer see Peptic Ulcer

Dupuytren’s Contracture see Finger Injuries and Disorders


Dysentery see Diarrhea

Dysgeusia see Taste and Smell Disorders

Dyskinesia see Movement Disorders

Dyslexia see Learning Disorders

Dysmenorrhea see Menstruation

Dysosmia see Taste and Smell Disorders

Dyspareunia see Female Sexual Dysfunction


Dyspnea see Breathing Problems


Dysuria see Urine and Urination


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E. Coli Infections

Ear Disorders

Ear Infections

Eating Disorders

Ebola Virus see HemorrhagicFevers

EBV Infections see Infectious Mononucleosis

Echocardiography see Ultrasound

Ecstasy see ClubDrugs

Ectopic Pregnancy see Pregnancy Loss



Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Ehrlichiosis see Tick Bites

Elbow Injuries and Disorders

Elder Abuse

Electrolytes see Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

Electromagnetic Fields

Emergency Medical Services

EMF see Electromagnetic Fields


Employee Health see Occupational Health


Encopresis see Toilet Training and Bedwetting

End of Life Issues

End-Stage Renal Disease see Kidney Failure


Endocrine Diseases

Endometrial Cancer see Uterine Cancer



Enuresis see Toilet Training and Bedwetting

Environmental Health

Environmental Tobacco Smoke see Secondhand Smoke


Epstein-Barr Virus Infections see Infectious Mononucleosis

Erectile Dysfunction


ERT see Hormone Replacement Therapy

Esophageal Cancer

Esophagus Disorders

ESRD see Kidney Failure

Estrogen Replacement Therapy see Hormone Replacement Therapy

Evaluating Health Information

Ewing’s Sarcoma see Bone Cancer

Exercise and Physical Fitness

Exercise for Children

Exercise for Seniors

Eye Cancer

Eye Diseases

Eye Infections

Eye Injuries

Eye Lid Disorders

Eye Movement Disorders

Eye Wear


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Facial Injuries and Disorders



False Teeth see Dentures

Family History

Family Issues

Family Planning see Birth Control

Fanconi Anemia see Aplastic Anemia

Farm Safety

Farsightedness see Refractive Errors

Fats, Dietary see Dietary Fats

Fecal Impaction see Intestinal Obstruction

Fecal Incontinence see Anal and Rectal Diseases

Female Circumcision see Circumcision

Female Sexual Dysfunction

Ferritin see Iron

Fertility see Infertility ; Reproductive Health

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fetal Ultrasound see Prenatal Testing


Fiber see Dietary Fiber

Fibrocystic Breast Disease see Breast Diseases

Fibroids see Uterine Fibroids


Fifth Disease

Financial Assistance

Finger Injuries

Finger Injuries and Disorders – and see also Hand Injuries and Disorders

Fingernails see Nail Diseases

Fire Safety

Firearms Safety see Gun Safety

First Aid


Fitness see Exercise and Physical Fitness ; Exercise for Children ; Exercise for Seniors ; Sports Fitness

Flea Bites see Insect Bites and Stings

Flu see Influenza

Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

Folate see Anemia ; Folic Acid

Folic Acid

Folliculitis see Hair Problems– and also see Hair Diseases and Hair Loss

Food Additives see Nutrition

Food Allergy

Food Contamination and Poisoning

Food Labeling

Food Poisoning see Food Contamination and Poisoning

Food Safety

Foot Health

Foot Injuries and Disorders

For Children see Children’s Page

Foreign Bodies

Foster Care see Adoption


Fragile X Syndrome

FRAXA see Fragile X Syndrome

Friedreich’s Ataxia


Fungal Infections

Fungicides see Pesticides


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G6PD Deficiency

Gallbladder Diseases



Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer see Infertility

Ganglion Cyst see Wrist and Arm Injuries and Disorders


Gastric Bypass see Weight Loss Surgery

Gastric Cancer see Stomach Cancer


Gastroesophageal Reflux

Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Gastrointestinal Diseases see Digestive Diseases

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors see Intestinal Cancer

Gastroplasty see Weight Loss Surgery

Gaucher’s Disease

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health

Generalized Anxiety Disorder see Anxiety

Genes and Gene Therapy

Genetic Brain Disorders

Genetic Counseling

Genetic Disorders

Genetic Testing

Genital Herpes see Herpes Simplex

Genital Warts

GERD see Gastroesophageal Reflux

Germ Warfare see Biodefense and Bioterrorism

German Measles see Rubella

Germs and Hygiene

Gestational Diabetes see Diabetes and Pregnancy

GHB see Club Drugs

GI Bleeding see Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Giant Cell Arteritis see Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Giardia Infections

Glandular Fever see Infectious Mononucleosis

Glasses see Eye Wear


Global Health see International Health

Glucose-6-phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency see G6PD Deficiency

Goiter see Thyroid Diseases


Gout and Pseudogout

Grave’s Disease see Hyperthyroidism – and see also Thyroid Diseases

Grief see Bereavement

Grippe see Influenza

Growth Disorders

Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Gulf War Syndrome see Veteran’s Health

Gum Disease

Gun Safety

Gynecomastia see Breast Diseases


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H. Pylori Infections see Helicobacter Pylori Infections

Haemophilus Infections

Hair Diseases and Hair Loss – and see also Hair Problems

Hair Problems – and see also Hair Diseases and Hair Loss

Hairy Cell Leukemia see Leukemia, Adult Chronic

Hallucinogens see Drug Abuse

Hand Injuries and Disorders

Hantavirus Infections

Hashimoto’s Disease see Thyroid Diseases

Hay Fever see Allergy

Hazardous Waste

HDL see Cholesterol

Head and Brain Injuries

Head and Brain Malformations – and see also Brain Malformations

Head and Neck Cancer

Head Lice


Health Facilities

Health Fraud

Health Insurance

Health Literacy

Health Maintenance Organizations see Managed Care

Health Occupations

Health Screening

Health Statistics

Healthy Living see Preventing Disease and Staying Healthy

Hearing Disorders and Deafness

Hearing Problems in Children

Heart Attack

Heart Bypass Surgery

Heart Disease in Women

Heart Diseases

Heart Diseases, Congenital see Congenital Heart Disease

Heart Diseases–Prevention

Heart Failure

Heart Murmur see Congenital Heart Disease ; Heart Valve Diseases

Heart Surgery

Heart Transplantation

Heart Valve Diseases


Heat Illness

Heel Injuries and Disorders

Helicobacter Pylori Infections – and see also Peptic Ulcer

Hemangioma see Benign Tumors; Birthmarks; Vascular Diseases

Hematuria see Urine and Urination


Hemodialysis see Dialysis ; Kidney Failure


Hemorrhagic Fevers



Hepatitis A

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis C

Hepatocellular Carcinoma see Liver Cancer

Hepatolenticular Degeneration see Wilson’s Disease

Herbal Medicine

Herbicides see Pesticides


Herniated Disk see Slipped Disk

Heroin Abuse

Herpes Simplex

Herpes Zoster see Shingles

Hiatal Hernia

Hib see Haemophilus Infections


Hidradenitis Suppurativa

High Blood Pressure

High Risk Pregnancy

Hip Injuries and Disorders

Hip Replacement

Hispanic-American Health

Histoplasmosis see Fungal Infections



HMO see Managed Care

Hodgkin’s Disease

Home Care Services

Homeless Health Concerns

Homeopathy see Complementary and Integrative Medicine

Homosexuality see Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health

Hormone Replacement Therapy


Hospice Care

Hospitals see Health Facilities

Hot Flashes see Menopause

Household Poisons


HRT see Hormone Replacement Therapy

Human Genome Project see Genes and Gene Therapy

Human Immunodeficiency Virus see AIDS

Human Papillomavirus see HPV

Huntington’s Disease


Hyperactivity see Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity

Hyperbaric Oxygen see Oxygen Therapy

Hypermobility Syndrome see Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Hyperopia see Refractive Errors

Hyperparathyroidism see Parathyroid Disorders

Hypertension see High Blood Pressure

Hypertension, Pulmonary see Pulmonary Hypertension

Hyperthyroidism – and see also Thyroid Diseases

Hyperuricemia see Gout and Pseudogout


Hypoparathyroidism see Parathyroid Disorders

Hypotension see Low Blood Pressure


Hypothyroidism see Thyroid Diseases



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Ileostomy see Ostomy

Immune System and Disorders


Immunization, Childhood see Childhood Immunization


Implantable Defibrillators see Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators

Impotence see Erectile Dysfunction

In Vitro Fertilization see Infertility

Incontinence see Urinary Incontinence


Indoor Air Pollution

Infant and Newborn Care

Infant and Toddler Development

Infant and Toddler Health

Infant and Toddler Nutrition

Infantile Paralysis see Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome

Infection Control

Infections and Pregnancy

Infections, Bacterial see Bacterial Infections

Infections, Fungal see Fungal Infections

Infections, Viral see Viral Infections

Infectious Diseases

Infectious Mononucleosis


Inflammatory Bowel Disease see Crohn’s Disease ; Ulcerative Colitis


Informed Consent see Patient Issues

Ingrown Nail see Nail Diseases

Inguinal Hernia see Hernia



Insect Bites and Stings

Insect Repellents see Insect Bites and Stings

Insecticides see Pesticides

Insomnia see Sleep Disorders

Insulin Resistance see Metabolic Syndrome X

Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus see Juvenile Diabetes; Diabetes Type 1

Insurance see Health Insurance ; Managed Care ; Medicaid ; Medicare

Integrative Medicine see Complementary and Integrative Medicine

Intensive Care see Critical Care

International Health


Interstitial Cystitis

Intestinal Cancer

Intestinal Diseases see Colonic Diseases; Small Intestine Disorders – and see also Digestive Diseases

Intestinal Obstruction

Intestinal Volvulus see Intestinal Obstruction

Intraocular Melanoma see Eye Cancer ; Melanoma


Intussusception see Intestinal Obstruction

Iron Deficiency Anemia see Anemia

Irregular Heartbeat see Arrhythmia

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Islet Cell Carcinoma see Pancreatic Cancer

Islet Cell Transplantation



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Jakob-Creutzfeldt Disease see Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease


Jaw Injuries and Disorders

Jet Lag see Traveler’s Health

Jock Itch see Tinea Infections

Joint Disorders

Juvenile Diabetes – and see also Diabetes Type I

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis


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Kaposi’s Sarcoma

Kawasaki Disease see Vasculitis

Keloids see Scars

Kidney Cancer

Kidney Diseases

Kidney Failure

Kidney Stones

Kidney Transplantation

Kids’ Page see Children’s Page

Klinefelter’s Syndrome

Knee Injuries and Disorders

Knee Replacement


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Labor see Childbirth

Laboratory Tests

Lactose Intolerance

Laryngitis see Throat Disorders ; Voice Disorders

Larynx Cancer see Head and Neck Cancer

Laser Eye Surgery

LASIK see Laser Eye Surgery

Latex Allergy

Latino Health see Hispanic-American Health

LGBT Health see Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health

LDL see Cholesterol

Lead Poisoning

Learning Disorders

Leg Injuries and Disorders

Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease see Osteonecrosis

Legionnaires’ Disease


Lesbian Health see Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health

Leukemia, Adult Acute

Leukemia, Adult Chronic

Leukemia, Childhood


Lewy Body Disease

Lice see Head Lice ; Parasitic Diseases

Life Support see Critical Care

Ligament Injuries see Sprains and Strains

Listeria Infections

Liver Cancer

Liver Cirrhosis see Cirrhosis

Liver Diseases

Liver Spots see Skin Aging

Liver Transplantation

Living Wills see Death and Dying

Long-Term Care see Assisted Living ; Nursing Homes

Lou Gehrig’s Disease see Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Low Blood Pressure

Low Blood Sugar see Hypoglycemia

Low Vision see Vision Impairment and Blindness

Lumpectomy see Mastectomy

Lung Cancer

Lung Diseases – and see also Respiratory Diseases

Lung Problems see Lung Diseases

Lung Transplantation


Lyme Disease

Lymph Nodes see Lymphatic Diseases

Lymphatic Diseases – and see also Lymphedema

Lymphatic Obstruction see Lymphedema

Lymphedema – and see also Lymphatic Diseases



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Macular Degeneration

Mad Cow Disease see Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Magnetic Resonance Imaging see MRI Scans


Male Breast Cancer

Male Genital Disorders see Penis Disorders; Testicular Disorders

Male Menopause see Men’s Health Issues

Malignancy see Cancer

Mammaplasty see Breast Reconstruction


Managed Care

Mandibular Disorders see Jaw Injuries and Disorders

Manic-Depressive Illness see Bipolar Disorder

Man-Made Disasters

Maple Syrup Urine Disease see Genetic Brain Disorders

Marfan Syndrome

Marijuana Abuse


Maxillary Disorders see Jaw Injuries and Disorders

MDMA see Club Drugs


Mediastinal Disorders see Chest Injuries and Disorders


Medical Device Safety

Medical Ethics

Medical Research see Understanding Medical Research


Medicare Prescription Drug Plan

Medicinal Herbs see Herbal Medicine


Medicines, Over-the-Counter see Over-the-Counter Medicines



Men’s Health Issues

Meniere’s Disease



Menopause, Male see Men’s Health Issues


Mental Health

Mental Health, Child see Child Mental Health

Mental Health, Teen see Teen Mental Health

Mental Retardation see Developmental Disabilities


Merkel Cell Cancer see Skin Cancer

MERS see Coronavirus Infections

Mesothelioma see Asbestos ; Lung Cancer

Metabolic Disorders

Metabolic Syndrome X

Methadone see Drug Abuse


Micturition see Urine and Urination

Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome see Coronavirus Infections


Milk Allergy see Food Allergy


Mini-Stroke see Transient Ischemic Attack

Miscarriage see Pregnancy Loss

Mitral Valve Prolapse

Mixed Connective Tissue Disease see Connective Tissue Disorders

Mobility Aids



Moniliasis see Yeast Infections

Monkeypox Virus Infections

Mononucleosis see Infectious Mononucleosis

Mosquito Bites see Insect Bites and Stings

Motion Sickness

Motor Vehicle Safety

Mouth Disorders

Movement Disorders

MRI Scans


Mucolipidoses see Metabolic Disorders

Mucopolysaccharidoses see Metabolic Disorders

Multiple Births see Twins, Triplets, Multiple Births

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia see Endocrine Diseases

Multiple Myeloma

Multiple Sclerosis


Muscle Cramps

Muscle Disorders

Muscle Strain see Sprains and Strains

Muscular Dystrophy

Myasthenia Gravis

Myelodysplastic Syndromes see Bone Marrow Diseases

Myeloproliferative Disorders see Bone Marrow Diseases

Myocardial Infarction see Heart Attack

Myopathies see Muscle Disorders

Myopia see Refractive Errors



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Nail Diseases

Narcolepsy see Sleep Disorders

Narcotics see Drug Abuse

Nasal Cancer

Nasal Disorders see Nose Disorders

Native-American Health

Natural Disasters – see also Earthquakes; Fires; Floods; Hurricanes; Tornadoes; Tsunamis; Volcanoes; Winter Weather Emergencies

Nausea and Vomiting

Nearsightedness see Refractive Errors

Neck Disorders and Injuries

Neoplasms see Cancer

Nephritis see Kidney Diseases

Nerve Diseases see Neurologic Diseases

Neural Tube Defects


Neurogenic Bladder see Bladder Diseases

Neurologic Diseases

Neuroma, Acoustic see Acoustic Neuroma

Neuromuscular Disorders

Neuropathy see Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Newborn Screening

Nicotine see Smoking

Niemann-Pick Disease see Genetic Brain Disorders


Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma see Lymphoma

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus see Diabetes; Diabetes Type 2

Non-Prescription Drugs see Over-the-Counter Medicines

Norwalk Virus Infections see Gastroenteritis

Nose Disorders

Nuclear Scans

Nursing Homes


Nutrition for Seniors

Nutrition, Child see Child Nutrition

Nutritional Support

Nystagmus see Eye Movement Disorders


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Obesity in Children

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Occupational Health

Occupational Health for Healthcare Providers

Occupational Injuries see Occupational Health

Occupational Therapy see Rehabilitation

Ombudsman Programs see Patient Issues

Omega-3 Fatty Acids see Dietary Fats

Oncology see Cancer

Onychomycosis see Nail Diseases

Ophthalmology see Eye Diseases

Opiates see Drug Abuse ; Heroin Abuse

Oral Cancer

Oral Tobacco see Smokeless Tobacco

Organ Donation

Organ Transplantation



Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Osteomyelitis see Bone Diseases



Osteosarcoma see Bone Cancer


Otitis Media see Ear Infections

Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian Insufficiency see Premature Ovarian Failure

Over-the-Counter Medicines

Overactive Bladder see Urinary Incontinence

Overactive Thyroid see Hyperthyroidism

Overweight see Obesity

Oxygen Therapy



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Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators

Pacific Islander Health see Asian-American Health

Paget’s Disease of Bone

Paget’s Disease of Breast see Breast Cancer


Pain Relievers

Pain, Abdominal see Abdominal Pain

Pain, Back see Back Pain

Pain, Chest see Angina ; Pain

Palliative Care

Pancreas Transplantation

Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Diseases


Panic Disorder

PAP Smear see Cervical Cancer


Paralysis, Infantile see Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome

Paralytic Ileus see Intestinal Obstruction

Paranasal Sinus Cancer see Nasal Cancer

Parasitic Diseases

Parathyroid Disorders

Parenteral Nutrition see Nutritional Support


Parkinson’s Disease

Paronychia see Nail Diseases

Parotid Gland Disorders see Salivary Gland Disorders

Passive Smoking see Secondhand Smoke

Patella see Knee Injuries and Disorders

Paternity Testing see Genetic Testing

Patient Records see Personal Medical Records

Patient Rights

Patient Safety

Pediatrics see Children’s Health

Pee see Urine and Urination

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Pelvic Pain

Pelvic Support Problems

Pelvis see Hip Injuries and Disorders

Penis Disorders

Peptic Ulcer

Perimenopause see Menopause

Periodontal Disease see Gum Disease

Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Peripheral Vascular Diseases

Peritoneal Dialysis see Dialysis ; Kidney Failure

Persian Gulf War see Veteran’s Health

Persistent Vegetative State see Coma

Personal Medical Records

Personality Disorders

Pertussis see Whooping Cough


PET Scans see Nuclear Scans

Pets and Pet Health

Pfiesteria Infections

Phantom Limb see Amputees

Pharyngitis see Sore Throat

Pharynx Cancer see Head and Neck Cancer

Pharynx Disorders see Throat Disorders



Phlebitis see Thrombophlebitis


Physical Fitness see Exercise and Physical Fitness

Physical Therapy see Rehabilitation

PID see Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Piercing and Tattoos

Pilonidal Cyst see Tailbone Disorders

Pimples see Acne

Pink Eye see Eye Diseases


Pituitary Disorders

PKU see Phenylketonuria


Plantar Fasciitis see Heel Injuries and Disorders

Plantar Warts see Warts

Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

Platelet Disorders

Pleural Disorders

Pleural Effusion see Pleural Disorders

Pleurisy see Pleural Disorders

PMS see Premenstrual Syndrome

Pneumocystis Carinii Infections


Pneumothorax see Collapsed Lung; Pleural Disorders

Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac


Poisons in the Home see Household Poisons

Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome

Polychondritis see Cartilage Disorders

Polycystic Kidney Disease see Kidney Diseases

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome see Ovarian Cysts

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Polymyositis see Myositis


Post-herpetic Neuralgia see Shingles

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Postpartum Depression

Prader-Willi Syndrome

Preconception Care



Pregnancy and AIDS see AIDS and Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Diabetes see Diabetes and Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Substance Abuse

Pregnancy Loss

Pregnancy, Infections in see Infections and Pregnancy

Pregnancy, Teen see Teenage Pregnancy

Premature Babies

Premature Menopause see Premature Ovarian Failure

Premature Ovarian Failure

Premenstrual Syndrome

Prenatal Care

Prenatal Testing

Prescription Drug Abuse

Pressure Sores

Preventing Disease and Staying Healthy

Primary Pulmonary Hypertension see Pulmonary Hypertension

Prion Diseases see Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease ; Degenerative Nerve Diseases

Privacy see Personal Medical Records

Proctitis see Anal and Rectal Diseases

Progeria see Metabolic Disorders

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Prostate Cancer

Prostate Diseases

Prosthetic Limbs see Amputees

Protective Eye Wear see Eye Injuries

Proteins see Dietary Proteins

Proteinuria see Urine and Urination

Pruritus Ani see Anal and Rectal Diseases

Pseudogout see Gout and Pseudogout


Psoriatic Arthritis see Arthritis

Psychiatric Disorders see Mental Health

Psychotic Disorders

Ptosis see Eye Lid Disorders

PTSD see Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Puberty – and see also Child Development ; Teen Development

Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary Emphysema see Emphysema

Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary Hypertension

Pyelonephritis see Kidney Diseases

PXE see Connective Tissue Disorders


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Q Fever see Bacterial Infections ; Biodefense and Bioterrorism

Quackery see Health Fraud


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Radiation Exposure

Radiation Therapy

Radiofrequency Ablation see Radiation Therapy

Radiography see X-Rays

Radionuclide Scans see Nuclear Scans

Radiosurgery see Radiation Therapy

Radiotherapy see Radiation Therapy



Rare Diseases

Rashes – and see also Dermatitis

Raynaud’s Disease

Recreational Safety see Sports Safety ; Water Safety (Recreational)

Rectal Cancer see Colorectal Cancer

Rectal Diseases see Anal and Rectal Diseases

Rectal Prolapse see Anal and Rectal Diseases

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

Refractive Errors


Reiter’s Syndrome see Arthritis

Renal Cancer see Kidney Cancer

Renal Dialysis see Dialysis

Renal Disease see Kidney Diseases

Repetitive Motion Injuries see Ergonomics

Reproductive Health

Residential Care see Assisted Living

Respiratory Diseases – and see also Lung Diseases

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections

Restless Legs

Retinal Disorders

Retinoblastoma see Eye Cancer

Rett Syndrome

Reye Syndrome

Rhabdomyosarcoma see Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rib Injuries see Chest Injuries and Disorders


Ringworm see Tinea Infections

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever see Tick Bites

Rodenticides see Pesticides

Rohypnol see Club Drugs

Root Canal see Tooth Disorders


Roseola see Viral Infections

Rotator Cuff Injuries see Shoulder Injuries and Disorders

Rotavirus Infections

RSV Infections see Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections


Rubeola see Measles

Runaways see Homeless Health Concerns

Rural Health Concerns


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SAD see Seasonal Affective Disorder

Safety Issues

Safety, Child see Child Safety

Salivary Gland Disorders

Salmonella Infections

Salt see Dietary Sodium


Sarcoma, Ewing’s see Bone Cancer

Sarcoma, Soft Tissue see Soft Tissue Sarcoma

SARS see Coronavirus Infections


Scarlet Fever see Streptococcal Infections



School Health


SCID see Immune System and Disorders



Screening see Preventing Disease and Staying Healthy

Seasickness see Motion Sickness

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Secondhand Smoke


Senility see Dementia

Seniors’ Fitness see Exercise for Seniors

Seniors’ Health Issues

Seniors’ Nutrition see Nutrition for Seniors


Septic Arthritis see Arthritis

Septic Shock see Sepsis

Septicemia see Sepsis

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome see Coronavirus Infections

Severe Combined Immunodeficiency see Immune System and Disorders

Sexting see Internet Safety

Sexual Abuse of Children see Child Sexual Abuse

Sexual Assault see Rape

Sexual Health Issues

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Shaken Baby Syndrome see Child Abuse

Shaking Palsy see Parkinson’s Disease


Shock see First Aid

Shoes see Foot Health

Shortness of Breath see Breathing Problems

Shoulder Injuries and Disorders

Shy-Drager Syndrome see Degenerative Nerve Diseases ; Low Blood Pressure

Sickle Cell Anemia

SIDS see Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Singultus see Hiccups


Sjogren’s Syndrome

Skin Aging

Skin Cancer

Skin Conditions

Skin Diseases

Skin Pigmentation Disorders

Skin Rash see Rashes – and see also Dermatitis

Skull Injuries see Head and Brain Injuries

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Disorders

Slipped Disk

Small Intestine Cancer see Intestinal Cancer

Small Intestine Disorders


Smelling Disorders see Taste and Smell Disorders

Smokeless Tobacco


Smoking and Youth

Smoking Cessation

Smoking in Pregnancy see Pregnancy and Substance Abuse

Smoking, Passive see Secondhand Smoke

Snake Bites see Animal Bites


Snuff see Smokeless Tobacco

Social Phobia see Phobias

Sodium, Dietary see Dietary Sodium

Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Sore Throat – and see also Throat Disorders

South American Trypanosomiasis see Chagas Disease

Spasmodic Torticollis see Dystonia

Spasticity see Neuromuscular Disorders

Speech and Communication Disorders

Spider Bites – and also see Insect Bites and Stings

Spider Veins see Varicose Veins

Spina Bifida

Spinal Cord Diseases

Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal Diseases

Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Spinal Stenosis

Spit Tobacco see Smokeless Tobacco

Spleen Diseases

Splenomegaly see Spleen Diseases

Splinters see Foreign Bodies

Spondylitis, Ankylosing see Ankylosing Spondylitis

Sports Fitness

Sports Injuries

Sports Safety

Spouse Abuse see Domestic Violence

Sprains and Strains

Squint see Eye Movement Disorders


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Tachycardia see Arrhythmia

Tachypnea see Breathing Problems

Tailbone Disorders

Talking With Your Doctor

Tanning see Sun Exposure

Tardive Dyskinesia see Movement Disorders

Taste and Smell Disorders

Tattoos see Piercing and Tattoos

Tay-Sachs Disease

TB see Tuberculosis

TBI see Head and Brain Injuries

Teen Development

Teen Health

Teen Mental Health

Teen Nutrition see Child Nutrition

Teen Sexual Health

Teen Violence

Teenage Drinking see Underage Drinking

Teenage Pregnancy

Teens’ Page

Teeth see Tooth Disorders

Temporal Arteritis see Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction


Tennis Elbow see Elbow Injuries and Disorders

Tension Headache see Headache

Terrorist Attacks see Biodefense and Bioterrorism ; Chemical Weapons ; Disasters and Emergency Preparedness

Testicular Cancer

Testicular Disorders



Thoracentesis see Pleural Disorders

Thoracic Injuries see Chest Injuries and Disorders

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Throat Cancer see Head and Neck Cancer

Throat Disorders – and see also Sore Throat

Thrombocytopenia see Platelet Disorders – and see also Bleeding Disorders

Thrombophlebitis see Blood Clots

Thrush see Yeast Infections

Thumb Injuries see Finger Injuries and Disorders – and see also Hand Injuries and Disorders

Thymus Cancer

Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid Diseases

Thyrotoxicosis see Hyperthyroidism

TIA see Transient Ischemic Attack

Tic Douleureux see Trigeminal Neuralgia

Tick Bites

Tinea Infections


Tissue Donation see Organ Donation

TMJ see Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

Tobacco, Smokeless see Smokeless Tobacco

Toe Injuries and Disorders

Toenails see Nail Diseases

Toilet Training and Bedwetting

Tongue Disorders see Mouth Disorders

Tonsillitis see Tonsils/Tonsillectomy


Tooth Disorders

Tooth Whitening see Cosmetic Dentistry

Torticollis see Dystonia

Tourette Syndrome

Toxemia see Preeclampsia

Toxic Shock Syndrome see Sepsis


TPN see Nutritional Support

Tracheal Disorders

Tracheostomy see Critical Care; Tracheal Disorders

Traffic Accidents see Motor Vehicle Safety

Trans Fats see Dietary Fats

Transgender Health see Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health

Transient Ischemic Attack

Transplantation see Organ Transplantation

Traumatic Brain Injury

Traveler’s Health


Tribal Health see Native-American Health


Trigeminal Neuralgia


Triplets see Twins, Triplets, Multiple Births

Tropical Medicine see Traveler’s Health


Tuberous Sclerosis

Tularemia see Biodefense and Bioterrorism ; Tick Bites

Tumor see Cancer

Tumors, Benign see Benign Tumors

Turner’s Syndrome

Twins, Triplets, Multiple Births

Type I Diabetes see Juvenile Diabetes – and see also Diabetes Type I

Type II Diabetes see Diabetes – and see also Diabetes Type II


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Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcers see Peptic Ulcer


Ultraviolet Rays see Sun Exposure

Uncommon Infant and Newborn Problems

Underage Drinking

Understanding Medical Research

Universal Precautions see Infection Control

Ureteral Cancer see Bladder Cancer

Urethral Cancer see Bladder Cancer

Urinary Bladder Cancer see Bladder Cancer

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Tract Infections

Urination see Urine and Urination

Urine and Urination

Urine Tests see Urine and Urination

Urostomy see Ostomy

Urticaria see Hives

Usher Syndrome

Uterine Cancer

Uterine Diseases

Uterine Fibroids


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Vaccination see Immunization

Vaginal Cancer

Vaginal Diseases

Vaginal Infections see Vaginal Diseases

Vaginal Yeast Infection see Vaginal Diseases, Yeast Infections

Vaginismus see Female Sexual Dysfunction

Vaginitis see Vaginal Diseases

Valvular Heart Diseases see Heart Valve Diseases

Varicella-Zoster Virus see Chickenpox

Varicose Veins

Vascular Diseases

Vascular Headache see Headache ; Migraine


Vasectomy see Birth Control

vCJD see Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Vegan Diet see Vegetarian Diet

Vegans see Vegetarian Diet

Vegetarian Diet

Vehicle Safety see Motor Vehicle Safety

Veins see Varicose Veins; Vascular Diseases

Venereal Disease see Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Ventilators see Critical Care

Venous Thrombosis see Blood Clots; Deep Vein Thrombosis

Vertigo see Dizziness and Vertigo

Veteran’s Health

Violence see Child Abuse ; Domestic Violence ; Elder Abuse ; Teen Violence

Viral Hepatitis see Hepatitis

Viral Infections

Vision Impairment and Blindness



Vocal Cord Problems see Voice Disorders

Voice Disorders

Vomiting see Nausea and Vomiting

Von Hippel-Lindau Disease

von Recklinghausen’s Disease see Neurofibromatosis

von Willebrand Disease see Platelet Disorders – and see also Bleeding Disorders

Vulvar Cancer

Vulvar Disorders


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Walleye see Eye Movement Disorders


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Yeast Infections

Yellow Fever see Viral Infections

Yersinia see Food Contamination and Poisoning