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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm see Aortic Aneurysm

Abdominal Pain

Abdominal Pregnancy see Ectopic Pregnancy

Abnormalities see Birth Defects

ABO Blood Groups see Blood and Blood Disorders


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

ABPA see Aspergillosis


Abuse see Child Abuse; Domestic Violence; Elder Abuse

Accident Prevention see Safety

Accidents see Falls; First Aid; Injuries

Achalasia see Esophagus Disorders

Achilles Tendon Injuries see Heel Injuries and Disorders

Achondroplasia see Dwarfism

Acid Reflux see GERD; Heartburn

ACL Injuries see Knee Injuries and Disorders


Acne Rosacea see Rosacea

Acoustic Neuroma

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome see HIV/AIDS

Acromegaly see Growth Disorders; Pituitary Disorders

Actinic Keratosis see Skin Cancer; Sun Exposure


Acute Bronchitis

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia see Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia see Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Acute Pancreatitis see Pancreatitis

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) see Lung Diseases

ADD see Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Addison's Disease

Adenoidectomy see Tonsils and Adenoids

Adenoids see Tonsils and Adenoids

Adenoma see Benign Tumors

Adenovirus Infections see Viral Infections

ADHD see Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder


Adolescent Development see Teen Development

Adolescent Health see Teen Health

Adolescent Pregnancy see Teenage Pregnancy


Adrenal Gland Cancer

Adrenal Gland Disorders

Adrenal Insufficiency see Addison's Disease

Adrenoleukodystrophy see Leukodystrophies

Adult Immunization see Immunization

Advance Directives

AF see Atrial Fibrillation

African-American Health

After Surgery

Age-Related Macular Degeneration see Macular Degeneration

Agent Orange see Veterans and Military Health

Ageusia see Taste and Smell Disorders

Aging see Seniors' Health

Aging Skin see Skin Aging

Agoraphobia see Phobias


AIDS and Infections see HIV/AIDS and Infections

AIDS and Pregnancy see HIV/AIDS and Pregnancy

AIDS--Living With AIDS see Living with HIV/AIDS

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

Alcohol Dependence see Alcoholism

Alcohol Withdrawal see Alcoholism


ALL see Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis see Aspergillosis


Allergy, Food see Food Allergy

Allergy, Latex see Latex Allergy

Alopecia see Hair Loss

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Alpha-tocopherol see Vitamin E

ALS see Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Alternative Medicine see Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Alternative Therapy for Cancer see Cancer Alternative Therapies

Alzheimer's Caregivers

Alzheimer's Disease

Amblyopia see Vision Impairment and Blindness

AMD see Macular Degeneration

Amenorrhea see Menstruation

American Indian Health see Native-American Health

AML see Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Amnesia see Memory

Amniocentesis see Prenatal Testing

Amphetamines see Club Drugs; Methamphetamine

Amputation see Artificial Limbs; Limb Loss


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Anabolic Steroids

Anal Cancer

Anal Disorders

Analgesics see Pain Relievers

Anaphylaxis see Allergy



Anencephaly see Neural Tube Defects



Angiitis see Vasculitis



Animal Bites

Animal Diseases and Your Health

Animal Health see Animal Diseases and Your Health; Pet Health

Ankle Injuries and Disorders

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Annual Physical Examination see Health Checkup

Anorexia Nervosa see Eating Disorders

Anosmia see Taste and Smell Disorders

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury see Knee Injuries and Disorders


Anti-platelet drugs see Blood Thinners


Anticoagulants see Blood Thinners


Antihypertensive Medicines see Blood Pressure Medicines


Antimicrobial Resistance see Antibiotics; Infectious Diseases


Antisocial Personality Disorder see Personality Disorders


Aortic Aneurysm

Aortic Dissection see Aortic Aneurysm

Aortic Stenosis see Heart Valve Diseases


Aphthous Ulcers see Mouth Disorders

Aplastic Anemia see Anemia

Apnea, Sleep see Sleep Apnea


Arachnoiditis see Meningitis

Arctic Health see Native-American Health

ARDS see Lung Diseases

Arm Injuries and Disorders

Arnold-Chiari Malformation see Brain Malformations



Arteriosclerosis see Atherosclerosis

Arteriosclerosis of Extremities see Peripheral Arterial Disease

Arteriosclerosis, Coronary see Coronary Artery Disease

Arteriovenous Malformations 


Arthrography see Joint Disorders

Arthroplasty see Hip Replacement; Joint Disorders; Knee Replacement

Arthroscopy see Joint Disorders

Artificial Feeding see Nutritional Support

Artificial Insemination see Infertility

Artificial Limbs


Asbestosis see Asbestos

Ascorbic Acid see Vitamin C

Aseptic Meningitis see Meningitis

Aseptic Necrosis see Osteonecrosis

Asian-American Health

Asperger's Syndrome


Assisted Breathing see Critical Care

Assisted Living

Assistive Devices


Asthma in Children

Astigmatism see Refractive Errors

Ataxia see Degenerative Nerve Diseases; Friedreich's Ataxia; Movement Disorders

Ataxia Telangiectasia


Atherosclerosis, Coronary see Coronary Artery Disease

Athlete's Foot

Atopic Dermatitis see Eczema

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrophic Vaginitis see Vaginal Diseases

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Auditory Tumor see Acoustic Neuroma


Autoimmune Diseases

Automated External Defibrillators see Cardiac Arrest

Automobile Safety see Motor Vehicle Safety

Autonomic Nervous System Disorders

Avascular Necrosis see Osteonecrosis

Avian Influenza see Bird Flu

AVM see Arteriovenous Malformations


Dandy-Walker Syndrome see Brain Malformations; Cerebellar Disorders

Day Care see Child 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

Dehydration see Fluid and Electrolyte Balance; Heat Illness


Delivery see Childbirth


Dementia with Lewy Bodies see Lewy Body Disease


Dental Caries see Tooth Disorders

Dental Health

Dental Health, Child see Child Dental Health

Dental Sealants see Child Dental Health

Dentistry, Cosmetic see Cosmetic Dentistry



Dermatitis see Eczema; Rashes

Dermatology see Skin Conditions

Dermatomyositis see Myositis

Developmental Disabilities


Diabetes and Pregnancy

Diabetes Complications

Diabetes Insipidus

Diabetes Medicines

Diabetes Mellitus see Diabetes

Diabetes Type 1

Diabetes Type 2

Diabetic Diet

Diabetic Eye Problems

Diabetic Foot

Diabetic Kidney Problems

Diabetic Nerve Problems

Diabetic Retinopathy see Diabetic Eye Problems

Diagnostic Imaging


Diaper Rash see Common Infant and Newborn Problems; Rashes

Diaphragmatic Hernia see Hernia


Diet see Nutrition

Dietary Fats

Dietary Fiber

Dietary Proteins

Dietary Sodium

Dietary Sugar see Carbohydrates

Dietary Supplements

Dieting see Weight Control


Digestive Diseases

Dip see Smokeless Tobacco



Disaster Preparation and Recovery


Distracted Driving see Impaired Driving

Diverticulitis see Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis

Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis


Dizziness and Vertigo

Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders see Advance Directives

Dog Bites see Animal Bites

Domestic Violence

Donors see Organ Donation

Down Syndrome

Drinking see Alcohol; Alcoholism

Drinking Water

Dropsy see Edema


Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse in Pregnancy see Pregnancy and Substance Abuse

Drug Abuse, Prescription see Prescription Drug Abuse

Drug Allergies see Drug Reactions

Drug Errors see Medication Errors

Drug Information see Medicines; Over-the-Counter Medicines

Drug Interactions see Drug Reactions

Drug Reactions

Drug Safety

Drugged Driving see Impaired Driving

Drugs and Young People

Drunk Driving see Impaired Driving

Dry Eye see Sjogren's Syndrome; Tears

Dry Mouth

Dual Diagnosis

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy see Muscular Dystrophy

Duodenal Ulcer see Peptic Ulcer

Dupuytren Contracture see Finger Injuries and Disorders

DVT see Deep Vein Thrombosis


Dysautonomia see Autonomic Nervous System Disorders

Dysentery see Diarrhea

Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding see Vaginal Bleeding

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 Sexual Problems in Women

Dyspepsia see Indigestion

Dysphagia see Swallowing Disorders

Dyspnea see Breathing Problems

Dysthymic Disorder see Depression


Dysuria see Urine and Urination 


E. Coli Infections

Ear Disorders

Ear Infections


Eating Disorders

Ebola Virus see Hemorrhagic Fevers

EBV Infections see Infectious Mononucleosis

Echocardiography see Ultrasound

Ecstasy see Club Drugs

Ectopic Pregnancy



Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Ehrlichiosis see Tick Bites

Elbow Injuries and Disorders

Elder Abuse

Electrolytes see Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

Electromagnetic Fields

Electronic Health Records see Personal Health Records

Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Preparedness see Disaster Preparation and Recovery

EMF see Electromagnetic Fields

Emotional Health see Mental Health


Employee Health see Occupational Health 


Encopresis see Bowel Incontinence

End of Life Care see Hospice Care

End of Life Issues

End-Stage Renal Disease see Kidney Failure


Endocrine Diseases

Endometrial Cancer see Uterine Cancer



Enterocele see Hernia

Enuresis see Bedwetting

Environmental Health

Environmental Tobacco Smoke see Secondhand Smoke

Eosinophilia see Eosinophilic Disorders

Eosinophilic Disorders


Epstein-Barr Virus Infections see Infectious Mononucleosis

Equipment Safety see Medical Device Safety

Erectile Dysfunction


ERT see Hormone Replacement Therapy

Erythema Infectiosum see Fifth Disease

Erythroblastosis Fetalis see Rh Incompatibility

Esophageal Cancer

Esophagus Disorders

ESRD see Kidney Failure

Essential Tremor see Tremor

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 Movement Disorders

Eye Wear

Eyeglasses see Eye Wear

Eyelid Disorders 


Jakob-Creutzfeldt Disease see Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease


Jaw Injuries and Disorders

Jet Lag see Traveler's Health

Jock Itch see Tinea Infections

Joint Disorders

JRA see Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Juvenile Diabetes see Diabetes Type 1

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis


Kaposi's Sarcoma

Kawasaki Disease

Keloids see Scars

Kernicterus see Jaundice

Kidney Cancer

Kidney Cysts

Kidney Diseases

Kidney Failure

Kidney Infections see Urinary Tract Infections

Kidney Stones

Kidney Transplantation

Kids' Page see Children's Page

Klinefelter's Syndrome

Knee Injuries and Disorders

Knee Replacement

Kyphosis see Spine Injuries and Disorders


Nail Diseases

Narcissism see Personality Disorders

Narcolepsy see Sleep Disorders

Narcotics see Drug Abuse; Pain Relievers

Nasal Cancer

Nasal Disorders see Nose Injuries and Disorders

Nasopharyngeal Cancer see Throat Cancer

Native-American Health

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

Nausea and Vomiting

Nearsightedness see Refractive Errors

Neck Injuries and Disorders

Neoplasms see Cancer

Nephritis see Kidney Diseases

Nephroblastoma see Wilms' Tumor

Nephrolithiasis see Kidney Stones

Nerve Diseases see Neurologic Diseases

Neural Tube Defects


Neurodegenerative Diseases see Degenerative Nerve Diseases


Neurogenic Bladder see Bladder Diseases

Neurologic Diseases

Neuroma, Acoustic see Acoustic Neuroma

Neuromuscular Disorders

Neuropathy see Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Nevus see Birthmarks; Moles

Newborn Screening

Niacin see B Vitamins

Nicotine see Smoking

Niemann-Pick Disease see Genetic Brain Disorders

Night Terrors see Sleep Disorders

Nocturnal Enuresis see Bedwetting


Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma see Lymphoma

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus see Diabetes Type 2

Non-Prescription Drugs see Over-the-Counter Medicines

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer see Lung Cancer

Nontropical Sprue see Celiac Disease

Norovirus Infections see Gastroenteritis

Norwalk Virus Infections see Gastroenteritis

Nose Injuries and Disorders

Nosebleed see Nose Injuries and Disorders

Nuclear Scans

Nursing Homes

Nut Allergy see Food Allergy


Nutrition for Seniors

Nutrition Labeling see Food Labeling

Nutrition, Child see Child Nutrition

Nutritional Support

Nystagmus see Eye Movement Disorders


Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators

Pacific Islander Health see Asian-American Health

PAD see Peripheral Arterial Disease

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 Chest Pain

Painkillers see Pain Relievers

Palliative Care

Pancreas Transplantation

Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Diseases


Panic Disorder

Pantothenic Acid see B Vitamins

PAP Smear see Cervical Cancer


Paralysis Agitans see Parkinson's Disease

Paralysis, Infantile see Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome

Paralytic Ileus see Intestinal Obstruction

Paranasal Sinus Cancer see Nasal Cancer

Paraplegia see Paralysis

Parasitic Diseases

Parathyroid Disorders

Parenteral Nutrition see Nutritional Support


Parkinson's Disease

Paronychia see Nail Diseases

Parotid Gland Cancer see Salivary Gland Cancer

Parotid Gland Disorders see Salivary Gland Disorders

Partner Abuse see Domestic Violence

Passive Smoking see Secondhand Smoke

Patella see Knee Injuries and Disorders

Paternity Testing see Genetic Testing

Pathological Gambling see Compulsive Gambling

Patient Records see Personal Health Records

Patient Rights

Patient Safety

PCOS see Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Peanut Allergy see Food Allergy

Pediatrics see Children's Health

Pee see Urine and Urination

Pelvic Exam see Women's Health Checkup

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Pelvic Pain

Pelvic Support Problems

Pelvis see Hip Injuries and Disorders

Pemphigoid see Pemphigus


Penile Disorders see Penis Disorders

Penis Disorders

Peptic Ulcer

Performance-Enhancing Drugs see Anabolic Steroids; Sports Fitness

Pericardial Disorders

Pericardial Effusion see Pericardial Disorders

Pericarditis see Pericardial Disorders

Perimenopause see Menopause

Periodontal Disease see Gum Disease

Peripheral Arterial Disease

Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Peritoneal Dialysis see Dialysis

Peritoneal Disorders

Peritonitis see Peritoneal Disorders

Persian Gulf War see Veterans and Military Health

Persistent Vegetative State see Coma

Personal Health Records

Personality Disorders

Perspiration see Sweat

Pertussis see Whooping Cough

Pervasive Developmental Disorder see Autism


Pet Health 

PET Scans see Nuclear Scans

Pets see Pet Health

Peyronie's Disease see Penis Disorders

Pfiesteria Infections see Water Pollution

Phantom Limb see Limb Loss

Pharyngeal Cancer see Throat Cancer

Pharyngitis see Sore Throat

Pharynx Disorders see Throat Disorders



Phlebitis see Deep Vein Thrombosis


Phosphorus see Minerals

Physical Fitness see Exercise and Physical Fitness

Physical Therapy see Rehabilitation

Phytotherapy see Herbal Medicine

Pica see Eating Disorders

PID see Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Piercing and Tattoos

Piles see Hemorrhoids

Pilonidal Cyst see Tailbone Disorders

Pimples see Acne

Pinguecula see Eye Diseases



Pituitary Disorders

Pituitary Tumors

PKU see Phenylketonuria


Plantar Fasciitis see Heel Injuries and Disorders

Plantar Warts see Warts

Plaque, Atherosclerotic see Atherosclerosis

Plaque, Dental see Gum Disease; Tooth Disorders

Plasma-cell Myeloma see Multiple Myeloma

Plasmacytoma see Multiple Myeloma

Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

Platelet Disorders

Pleural Disorders

Pleural Effusion see Pleural Disorders

Pleurisy see Pleural Disorders

Plumbism see Lead Poisoning

PMS see Premenstrual Syndrome

Pneumococcal Infections

Pneumoconiosis see Interstitial Lung Diseases

Pneumocystis Infections 


Pneumonic Plague see Plague

Pneumothorax see Chest Injuries and Disorders; Pleural Disorders

Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac

Poison Oak see Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac

Poison Sumac see Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac


Poisons in the Home see Household Products

Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome

Poliomyelitis see Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome

Pollen Allergy see Hay Fever

Pollution see Water Pollution

Polychondritis see Cartilage Disorders

Polycystic Kidney Disease see Kidney Cysts; Kidney Diseases

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Polymyositis see Myositis

Poop see Bowel Movement


Positional Plagiocephaly see Craniofacial Abnormalities

Post-herpetic Neuralgia see Shingles

Post-polio Syndrome see Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Postoperative Care see After Surgery

Postpartum Care

Postpartum Depression

Postural OrthostaticTachycardia Syndrome see Autonomic Nervous System Disorders

Potassium see Minerals

Potty Training see Toilet Training

PPS see Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome

Prader-Willi Syndrome


Preconception Care

Prednisone see Steroids

Preeclampsia see High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

Preemies see Premature Babies


Pregnancy and AIDS see HIV/AIDS and Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Diabetes see Diabetes and Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Health Problems see Health Problems in Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Medicines

Pregnancy and Substance Abuse

Pregnancy Loss see Miscarriage; Stillbirth

Pregnancy, High-Risk see Health Problems in Pregnancy

Pregnancy, Infections in see Infections and Pregnancy

Pregnancy, Teen see Teenage Pregnancy

Premature Babies

Premature Menopause see Menopause

Premature Ovarian Failure

Premenstrual Syndrome

Prenatal Care

Prenatal Testing

Presbycusis see Hearing Disorders and Deafness

Presbyopia see Refractive Errors

Prescription Drug Abuse

Pressure Sores

Prevention see Healthy Living

Primary Pulmonary Hypertension see Pulmonary Hypertension

Prion Diseases see Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease; Degenerative Nerve Diseases

Privacy see Patient Rights; Personal Health Records

PRK see Laser Eye Surgery

Proctitis see Rectal Disorders

Progeria see Genetic Disorders

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Prolactinoma see Pituitary Tumors

Prostate Cancer

Prostate Diseases

Prosthetic Limbs see Artificial Limbs

Protective Eye Wear see Eye Injuries

Proteins see Dietary Proteins

Proteinuria see Urine and Urination

Pruritus see Itching

Pruritus Ani see Anal Disorders

Pseudogout see Gout


Psoriatic Arthritis see Arthritis

Psychiatric Disorders see Mental Disorders

Psychological Stress see Stress

Psychotic Disorders

Ptosis see Eyelid Disorders

PTSD see Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder


Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary Emphysema see Emphysema

Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary Hypertension

PXE see Connective Tissue Disorders

Pyelonephritis see Urinary Tract Infections


Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcers see Peptic Ulcer


Ultraviolet Rays see Sun Exposure

Umbilical Hernia see Hernia

Uncommon Infant and Newborn Problems

Underactive Thyroid see Thyroid Diseases

Underage Drinking

Understanding Medical Research

Underweight see Body Weight

Undescended Testicle see Testicular Disorders

Universal Precautions see Infection Control

Upset Stomach see Indigestion

Ureteral Cancer see Bladder Cancer

Ureteral Disorders

Urethral Cancer see Bladder Cancer

Urethral Disorders

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 Bleeding see Vaginal Bleeding

Uterine Cancer

Uterine Cervix Disorders see Cervix Disorders

Uterine Diseases

Uterine Fibroids

Uterine Leiomyomata see Uterine Fibroids

Uterine Prolapse see Pelvic Support Problems

UTI see Urinary Tract Infections


Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia see Lymphoma

Walkers see Mobility Aids

Walking Pneumonia see Pneumonia

Walking Problems

Walleye see Eye Movement Disorders


Water see Drinking Water

Water Pollution

Water Safety (Recreational)

Weariness see Fatigue

Wegener's Granulomatosis

Weight Control

Weight Loss Surgery

Weight Training see Exercise and Physical Fitness; Sports Fitness

West Nile Virus

Wheelchairs see Mobility Aids

Whiplash see Neck Injuries and Disorders

Whooping Cough

Wildfires see Fires

Wilms' Tumor

Wilson Disease

Windpipe Disorders see Tracheal Disorders

Winter Weather Emergencies

WNV see West Nile Virus

Women's Health

Women's Health Checkup


Wrinkles see Skin Aging

Wrist Injuries and Disorders



Xerostomia see Dry Mouth



B Vitamins

Babesiosis see Tick Bites

Baby Blues see Postpartum Depression

Baby Care see Infant and Newborn Care

Baby Health Checkup

Back Injuries

Back Pain

Bacteremia see Sepsis

Bacterial Infections

Bacterial Vaginosis see Vaginal Diseases

Baker's Cyst see Knee Injuries and Disorders

Balance Disorders see Dizziness and Vertigo; Falls

Balanitis see Penis Disorders

Bariatric Surgery see Weight Loss Surgery

Barrett's Esophagus see Esophagus Disorders

Basal Cell Carcinoma see Skin Cancer

Basedow's Disease see Thyroid Diseases


Bedsores see Pressure Sores


Bee Stings see Insect Bites and Stings

Behcet's Syndrome

Belching see Gas

Bell's Palsy

Bellyache see Abdominal Pain

Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy see Prostate Diseases

Benign Tumors


Berry Aneurysm see Brain Aneurysm

Bicycle Safety see Sports Safety

Bile Duct Cancer

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 Medical Ethics

Biological Weapons see Biodefense and Bioterrorism


Bioterrorism see Biodefense and Bioterrorism

Biotin see B Vitamins

Bipolar Disorder

Bird Flu

Birth Control

Birth Defects

Birth Injuries see Childbirth Problems


Black Widow Spider Bites see Spider Bites

Bladder Cancer

Bladder Control see Urinary Incontinence

Bladder Diseases

Bladder Infections see Urinary Tract Infections

Bleeding Disorders

Bleeding, Gastrointestinal see Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Blepharospasm see Eyelid Disorders

Blindness see Vision Impairment and Blindness

Blood and Blood Disorders

Blood Cells see Blood and Blood Disorders

Blood Clots see Bleeding Disorders; Deep Vein Thrombosis

Blood Clots in the Lung see Pulmonary Embolism

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 Pressure Medicines

Blood Tests see Laboratory Tests

Blood Thinners

Blood Transfusion and Donation

Blood-Borne Pathogens see Infection Control; Occupational Health for Healthcare Providers

BMI see Body Weight; Weight Control

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Borderline Personality Disorder see Personality Disorders

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Bronchopneumonia see Pneumonia

Brown Recluse Spider Bites see Spider Bites


Bruxism see Tooth Disorders

BSE see Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Bubonic Plague see Plague

Bulimia see Eating Disorders

Bullous Pemphigoid see Pemphigus


Bunions see Toe Injuries and Disorders


Burping see Gas


Bypass Surgery see Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery



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    Lung Cancer

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    Lung Transplantation


    Lyme Disease

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    Lymphatic Diseases

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    Riboflavin see B Vitamins


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    Ruptured Disk see Herniated Disk

    Rural Health Concerns


    Tachycardia see Arrhythmia

    Tachypnea see Breathing Problems

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    Tension Headache see Headache
    Terminal Care see End of Life Issues
    Terrorist Attacks see Biodefense and Bioterrorism
    Thiamine see B Vitamins
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    Thoracic Injuries see Chest Injuries and Disorders
    Three Day Measles see Rubella

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    Thrush see Yeast Infections

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    TIA see Transient Ischemic Attack

    Tic Douleureux see Trigeminal Neuralgia

    Tick Bites

    Tickborne Diseases see Tick Bites

    Tinea Infections

    Tinea Pedis see Athlete's Foot


    Tiredness see Fatigue

    Tissue Donation see Organ Donation

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    TMJ see Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

    Tobacco Smoking see Smoking

    Tobacco, Smokeless see Smokeless Tobacco

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    Tooth Disorders

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    Torticollis see Dystonia

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    Toxic Shock Syndrome see Sepsis


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    Trace Elements see Dietary Supplements

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    Transgender Health see Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Health

    Transient Ischemic Attack

    Transplantation see Organ Transplantation

    Traumatic Brain Injury

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    Treacher-Collins Syndrome see Craniofacial Abnormalities


    Tribal Health see Native-American Health


    Trigeminal Neuralgia


    Triplets see Twins, Triplets, Multiple Births

    Trisomy 21 see Down Syndrome

    Tropical Medicine see Traveler's Health

    TSC see Tuberous Sclerosis


    Tubal Ligatio

    Tubal Pregnancy see Ectopic Pregnancy


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    Tularemia see Biodefense and Bioterrorism; Tick Bites

    Tumor see Cancer

    Tumors, Benign see Benign Tumors

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    Type I Diabetes see Diabetes Type 1

    Type II Diabetes see Diabetes Type 2

    Typhoid Fever see Salmonella Infections


    Vaccination see Childhood Immunization; Immunization

    Vaginal Bleeding

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    Vaginal Infections see Vaginal Diseases

    Vaginal Yeast Infection see Vaginal Diseases; Yeast Infections

    Vaginismus see Sexual Problems in Women

    Vaginitis see Vaginal Diseases

    Valley Fever

    Valvular Heart Diseases see Heart Valve Diseases

    Varicella-Zoster Virus see Chickenpox

    Varicose Veins

    Vascular Diseases

    Vascular Headache see Headache; Migraine



    Vasovagal Syncope see Autonomic Nervous System Disorders

    vCJD see Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

    Vegan Diet see Vegetarian Diet

    Vegetarian Diet

    Vehicle Safety see Motor Vehicle Safety

    Veins see Varicose Veins; Vascular Diseases

    Venereal Disease see Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    Venereal Warts see Genital Warts

    Venous Thrombosis see Deep Vein Thrombosis

    Ventilators see Critical Care

    Verruca see Warts

    Vertigo see Dizziness and Vertigo

    Vestibular Diseases see Dizziness and Vertigo; Meniere's Disease

    Vestibular Schwannoma see Acoustic Neuroma

    Veterans and Military Family Health

    Veterans and Military Health

    Veterinary Medicine see Pet Health

    VHL see Von Hippel-Lindau Disease

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

    Viral Hepatitis see Hepatitis

    Viral Infections

    Vision Impairment and Blindness

    Vitamin A

    Vitamin B see B Vitamins

    Vitamin C

    Vitamin D

    Vitamin E

    Vitamin K



    Vocal Cord Problems see Voice Disorders

    Voice Disorders

    Voicebox Disorders see Throat Disorders; Voice Disorders


    Vomiting see Nausea and Vomiting

    Von Hippel-Lindau Disease

    von Recklinghausen's Disease see Neurofibromatosis

    von Willebrand's Disease see Platelet Disorders

    Vulvar Cancer

    Vulvar Disorders

    Vulvodynia see Vulvar Disorders

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    Facial Injuries and Disorders

    Failure to Thrive see Growth Disorders



    False Teeth see Dentures

    Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia see Cholesterol; Triglycerides

    Familial Dysbetalipoproteinemia see Cholesterol

    Familial Hypercholesterolemia see Cholesterol

    Familial Hypertriglyceridemia see Triglycerides

    Family History

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    Family Planning see Birth Control

    Farm Health and Safety

    Farmer's Lung see Interstitial Lung Diseases

    Farsightedness see Refractive Errors

    FAS see Fetal Alcohol Syndrome


    Fats, Dietary see Dietary Fats

    Fatty Liver see Liver Diseases

    Fecal Impaction see Intestinal Obstruction

    Female Circumcision see Sexual Problems in Women

    Female Infertility

    Female Sexual Dysfunction see Sexual Problems in Women

    Female Sterilization see Tubal Ligation

    Ferritin see Iron

    Fertility see Infertility; Preconception Care; Reproductive Health

    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

    Fetal Ultrasound see Prenatal Testing


    Fever Blister see Cold Sores

    Fiber see Dietary Fiber

    Fibrocystic Breast Disease see Breast Diseases

    Fibroids see Uterine Fibroids


    Fifth Disease

    Financial Assistance

    Finger Injuries and Disorders

    Fingernails see Nail Diseases

    Fire Safety

    Firearms Safety see Gun Safety 


    Flatulence see Gas
    Floater see Retinal Disorders
    Folate see Folic Acid
    Folliculitis see Hair Problems
    Food Additives see Nutrition
    Food Poisoning see Foodborne Illness
    For Children see Children's Page

    Foreign Bodies

    Foster Care see Adoption


    Fragile X Syndrome

    FRAXA see Fragile X Syndrome

    Friedreich's Ataxia


    Frostnip see Frostbite

    Frozen Shoulder see Shoulder Injuries and Disorders

    Fungal Infections

    Fungicides see Pesticides


    Gait Abnormalities see Walking Problems

    Gallbladder Cancer

    Gallbladder Diseases


    Gambling see Compulsive Gambling

    Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer see Infertility

    Ganglion Cyst see Wrist Injuries and Disorders



    Gas Gangrene see Gangrene

    Gastric Bypass see Weight Loss Surgery

    Gastric Cancer see Stomach Cancer

    Gastric Disorders see Stomach Disorders

    Gastritis see Stomach Disorders


    Gastroesophageal Reflux see GERD

    Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    Gastrointestinal Diseases see Digestive Diseases

    Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors see Intestinal Cancer

    Gastroparesis see Stomach Disorders

    Gastroplasty see Weight Loss Surgery

    Gaucher's Disease

    Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Health

    Generalized Anxiety Disorder see Anxiety

    Genes and Gene Therapy

    Genetic Brain Disorders

    Genetic Counseling

    Genetic Disorders

    Genetic Testing

    Genital Herpes

    Genital Warts

    Geographic Tongue see Tongue Disorders


    Germ Warfare see Biodefense and Bioterrorism

    German Measles see Rubella

    Germs and Hygiene

    Gestational Diabetes see Diabetes and Pregnancy

    Gestational Hypertension see High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

    Gestational Trophoblastic Disease see Cancer and Pregnancy

    GHB see Club Drugs

    GI Bleeding see Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    Giant Cell Arteritis

    Giardia Infections

    Gilbert Disease see Liver Diseases

    Glandular Fever see Infectious Mononucleosis

    Glasses see Eye Wear


    Glioma see Brain Cancer

    Global Health see International Health

    Global Warming see Climate Change

    Glossitis see Tongue Disorders

    Glucocorticoids see Steroids

    Gluten Intolerance see Celiac Disease

    Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy see Celiac Disease

    Goiter see Thyroid Diseases



    Graves' Disease see Thyroid Diseases

    Grief see Bereavement

    Grippe see Flu 

    Growth Disorders

    Guillain-Barre Syndrome

    Gulf Oil Spill see Oil Spills

    Gulf War Syndrome see Veterans and Military Health

    Gum Disease

    Gun Safety

    Gynecomastia see Breast Diseases


    H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)

    Hair Loss

    Hair Problems

    Hairy Cell Leukemia see Leukemia

    Hallucinogens see Club Drugs; Drug Abuse

    Hammer Toe see Toe Injuries and Disorders

    Hand Injuries and Disorders

    Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease see Viral Infections

    Handwashing see Germs and Hygiene

    Hansen's Disease see Mycobacterial Infections 

    Hantavirus Infections

    Hardening of the Arteries see Vascular Diseases

    Hashimoto's Disease see Thyroid Diseases

    Hay Fever

    Hazardous Waste

    HDL see Cholesterol

    Head and Neck Cancer

    Head Injuries

    Head Lice


    Health Checkup

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    Health Fraud

    Health Insurance

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    Health Maintenance Organizations see Managed Care

    Health Occupations

    Health Problems in Pregnancy

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    Hearing Aids

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    Hearing Problems in Children

    Heart Attack

    Heart Defects see Congenital Heart Defects

    Heart Disease in Women

    Heart Diseases

    Heart Diseases, Congenital see Congenital Heart Defects

    Heart Diseases--Prevention

    Heart Diseases--Rehabilitation see Cardiac Rehabilitation

    Heart Failure

    Heart Murmur see Congenital Heart Defects; Heart Valve Diseases

    Heart Surgery

    Heart Transplantation

    Heart Valve Diseases


    Heat Exhaustion see Heat Illness

    Heat Illness

    Heel Injuries and Disorders

    Heimlich Maneuver see Choking

    Helicobacter Pylori Infections see Peptic Ulcer

    Hemangioma see Benign Tumors; Birthmarks; Vascular Diseases

    Hematologic Disorders see Blood and Blood Disorders

    Hematoma see Bruises

    Hematuria see Urine and Urination

    Hemiplegia see Paralysis


    Hemodialysis see Dialysis

    Hemoglobin SS Disease see Sickle Cell Anemia

    Hemolytic Disease of Newborn see Rh Incompatibility


    Hemorrhagic Fevers


    Hepatic Diseases see Liver Diseases

    Hepatic Transplantation see Liver Transplantation


    Hepatitis A

    Hepatitis B

    Hepatitis C

    Hepatoblastoma see Liver Cancer

    Hepatocellular Carcinoma see Liver Cancer

    Hepatolenticular Degeneration see Wilson Disease

    Herbal Medicine

    Herbicides see Pesticides


    Herniated Disk


    Herpes Genitalis see Genital Herpes

    Herpes Simplex

    Herpes Zoster see Shingles

    Hiatal Hernia

    Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    High Blood Pressure

    High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

    High Blood Pressure Medicines see Blood Pressure Medicines

    High Risk Pregnancy see Health Problems in Pregnancy

    Hip Injuries and Disorders

    Hip Replacement

    HIPAA see Health Insurance; Personal Health Records

    Hispanic-American Health



    HIV/AIDS and Infections

    HIV/AIDS and Pregnancy

    HIV/AIDS in Women

    HIV/AIDS Medicines


    HMO see Managed Care

    Hodgkin Disease

    Home Care Services

    Homeless Health Concerns

    Homeopathy see Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    Homosexuality see Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Health

    Hormone Replacement Therapy


    Horner Syndrome see Autonomic Nervous System Disorders

    Hospice Care

    Hospitals see Health Facilities

    Hot Flashes see Menopause

    Household Products


    HRT see Hormone Replacement Therapy

    Huffing see Inhalants

    Human Genome Project see Genes and Gene Therapy

    Human Immunodeficiency Virus see HIV/AIDS

    Human Papillomavirus see HPV

    Huntington's Disease



    Hydrophobia see Rabies

    Hyperactivity see Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    Hyperbaric Oxygen see Oxygen Therapy

    Hypercalcemia see Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

    Hypercholesterolemia see Cholesterol

    Hypereosinophilic Syndrome see Eosinophilic Disorders

    Hyperhidrosis see Sweat

    Hyperkalemia see Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

    Hyperlipidemia see Cholesterol; Triglycerides

    Hypermobility Syndrome see Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

    Hypernephroma see Kidney Cancer

    Hyperopia see Refractive Errors

    Hyperparathyroidism see Parathyroid Disorders

    Hyperpigmentation see Skin Pigmentation Disorders

    Hypersensitivity see Allergy

    Hypertension see High Blood Pressure

    Hypertension, Pulmonary see Pulmonary Hypertension

    Hyperthyroidism see Thyroid Diseases

    Hypertriglyceridemia see Triglycerides

    Hyperuricemia see Gout

    Hypocalcemia see Fluid and Electrolyte Balance


    Hypoglycemic Medicines see Diabetes Medicines

    Hypokalemia see Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

    Hyponatremia see Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

    Hypoparathyroidism see Parathyroid Disorders

    Hypopharyngeal Cancer see Throat Cancer

    Hypopigmentation see Skin Pigmentation Disorders

    Hypotension see Low Blood Pressure


    Hypothyroidism see Thyroid Diseases



    IBS see Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Icterus see Jaundice

    ICU see Critical Care

    Ileostomy see Ostomy

    Immune System and Disorders


    Immunization, Childhood see Childhood Immunization

    Impacted Tooth see Tooth Disorders

    Impaired Driving


    Implantable Defibrillators see Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators

    Impotence see Erectile Dysfunction

    In Vitro Fertilization see Infertility

    In-home Care see Home Care Services

    Incontinence see Urinary Incontinence


    Indoor Air Pollution

    Infant and Newborn Care

    Infant and Newborn Development

    Infant and Newborn Nutrition

    Infantile Paralysis see Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome

    Infection Control

    Infections and Pregnancy

    Infections, Bacterial see Bacterial Infections

    Infections, Bladder see Urinary Tract Infections

    Infections, Fungal see Fungal Infections

    Infections, Viral see Viral Infections

    Infectious Arthritis

    Infectious Diseases

    Infectious Mononucleosis


    Infertility, Female see Female Infertility

    Infertility, Male see Male Infertility

    Inflammatory Bowel Disease see Crohn's Disease; Ulcerative Colitis

    Influenza see Flu

    Informed Consent see Patient Rights

    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 see Diabetes Medicines

    Insulin Resistance see Metabolic Syndrome; Pre-diabetes

    Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus see Diabetes Type 1

    Insurance see Health Insurance; Managed Care; Medicaid; Medicare

    Integrative Medicine see Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    Intensive Care see Critical Care

    Intermittent Claudication see Leg Injuries and Disorders; Peripheral Arterial Disease

    International Health

    Internet Safety

    Interstitial Cystitis

    Interstitial Lung Diseases 

    Interstitial Pneumonitis see Interstitial Lung


    Intestinal Cancer

    Intestinal Diseases see Digestive Diseases

    Intestinal Obstruction

    Intestinal Volvulus see Intestinal Obstruction

    Intracranial Aneurysm see Brain Aneurysm

    Intraocular Melanoma see Eye Cancer; Melanoma

    Intussusception see Intestinal Obstruction


    Iron Deficiency Anemia see Anemia

    Iron Overload Disease see Hemochromatosis

    Irregular Heartbeat see Arrhythmia

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Islet Cell Carcinoma see Pancreatic Cancer

    Islet Cell Transplantation


    IUD see Birth Control

    IVF see Infertility



    Macular Degeneration

    Mad Cow Disease see Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

    Magnesium see Minerals

    Magnetic Resonance Imaging see MRI Scans

    Makeup see Cosmetics

    Malabsorption Syndromes


    Male Breast Cancer

    Male Genital Disorders see Penis Disorders; Testicular Disorders

    Male Infertility

    Male Menopause see Men's Health

    Male Sterilization see Vasectomy

    Malignancy see Cancer


    Mammaplasty see Breast Reconstruction


    Man-Made Disasters see Biodefense and Bioterrorism; Chemical Emergencies; Radiation Emergencies

    Managed Care

    Mandibular Disorders see Jaw Injuries and Disorders

    Manic-Depressive Illness see Bipolar Disorder

    Maple Syrup Urine Disease see Genetic Brain Disorders

    Marfan Syndrome



    Maxillary Disorders see Jaw Injuries and Disorders

    MCI see Mild Cognitive Impairment

    MDMA see Club Drugs


    Mediastinal Disorders see Chest Injuries and