• Angina Pectoris (Chest Pain)

    Angina Pectoris (Chest Pain)

    What is angina pectoris? Angina is temporary pain or discomfort in the chest that occurs when not enough oxygen-carrying blood reaches your heart

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  • Animal Bites

    Animal Bites

    What should I do if my child is bitten by an animal? Treatment depends on how bad the wound is. If it’s clearly

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  • Anorexia Nervosa

    Anorexia Nervosa

    What is anorexia nervosa? Anorexia nervosa, or simply anorexia, is a psychiatric and physical illness in which the sufferer basically starves herself. Clinically,

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  • Anthrax

    Anthrax

    Anthrax is an animal disease that has been around for thousands of years. It’s caused by a spore-forming bacteria, Bacillus anthracis, which live in the soil and on infected animals, such as cattle, sheep, goats, camels, antelope, and other hoofed animals.

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  • Aortic Dissection

    Aortic Dissection

    By all accounts, Lew Pringle was a ham when he taught his mathematics classes at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Striding around the

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  • Appendicitis

    Appendicitis

    As far as anyone can tell, the appendix serves no particular purpose in the body. While your other organs are busy keeping you

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  • Arthritis

    Arthritis

    Questions Patients May Want to Ask Their Doctors about Arthritis 1. What is the difference between arthritis and rheumatic disease? 2. Are there

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  • Asthma

    Asthma

    An estimated 20 million Americans currently have asthma, and government health officials report that that number is rising as our air becomes dirtier

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  • Autism

    Autism

    Your child may act distant and aloof, but he definitely needs your love and attention. Help him by keeping his life as structured as possible, but also do what you can to slowly pull him out of his shell.

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  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    Bacterial Endocarditis

    After years of dodging bullets and taking on bad guys, the fictitious NYPD Blue character Detective Bobby Simone finally died — after a

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