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Diseases and Conditions

  • Asthma Terms to Know
    It's important to understand common terms used in asthma management.
  • Asthma: A Worsening of Symptoms
    By recognizing the early warning signs and talking with your health care provider, you can help keep little flare-ups from turning into big ones.
  • Asthma: Dealing with Your Child's School
    Research shows that informed, supportive teachers and staff can play a big role in helping students manage their asthma.
  • Asthma: Exercising Indoors
    When the weather turns cold, it's a good idea to move your workout indoors.
  • Asthma: First Doctor Visit for Your Child
    You may be wondering what questions the provider will ask or what tests and exams your child will need.
  • Asthma: HFA Inhalers
    Your new inhaler is better for the environment and just as good for your asthma as your old inhaler.
  • Asthma: Out of Breath at a Meal
    Try to breathe evenly while chewing. If you begin feeling short of breath, take a break between bites.
  • Asthma: When to Get an Allergy Test
    If you think you may have allergies, talk with your health care provider about getting tested.
  • Attention Deficit Disorder in Adults
    ADD can have a significant social impact on a person's life, affecting relationships in the family and on the job.
  • Avoiding Fall Allergy Triggers
    If allergies bother you in the fall, you’re most likely sensitive to one or more molds, weeds, trees or grasses.
  • Babies Need 'Tummy Time'
    Putting babies to sleep on their backs has dramatically reduced the incidence of SIDS. One unexpected side effect: Many infants now have a flattened head.
  • Beating an Eating Disorder
    Eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia have risen steadily to affect nearly 10 million women (and 1 million men).
  • Bed-Wetting: Help Your Child Stay Dry at Night
    Do not become angry if your child can't stay dry during the night. Never punish or tease your child for bed-wetting. Support and patience are the keys in helping your child.
  • Beware of Diarrhea Dehydration in Infants, Toddlers
    Poopy diapers are bad enough, but who wants to deal with baby’s diarrhea? Unfortunately the condition isn’t just a smelly mess, it’s also a health concern, because it can lead to dangerous dehydration.
  • Beyond Cholesterol
    Scientists have learned that other substances may give you and your doctor new clues about your heart disease risk. And that's good news. Coronary heart disease, in which fatty deposits build up in your arteries, is the nation's top killer.