Conditions & Treatments

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    H1N1 (Swine Flu) Prevention and Treatment

    Swine flu is an infection caused by a virus. It's named for a virus that pigs can get. People do not normally get swine flu, but human infections can and do happen. In 2009 a strain of swine flu called H1N1 infected many people around...

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    HELLP Syndrome

    HELLP syndrome is a rare but life-threatening condition in pregnancy. It causes red cells in the blood to break down. It also causes problems with the liver, bleeding, and blood pressure....

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    HIV and AIDS

    AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This kills or impairs cells of the immune system and progressively destroys the body's ability to fight infections and certain cancers. HIV is most commonly spread by sexual contact with an infected partner....

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    HPV

    The human papilloma virus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the United States, with more than 20 million Americans currently infected, according to the CDC. HPV is most common in women and men in their late teens and early 20s....

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    Haemophilus Influenzae

    Haemophilus influenzae (H. influenzae) is a group of bacteria that can cause different types of infections in babies and children. H. influenzae most often cause ear, eye, or sinus infections....

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    Hallux Valgus

    A bunion (hallux valgus) is when your big toe points toward the second toe. This causes a bump on the outside edge of your toe....

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    Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease

    Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is an illness caused by a virus. It causes a rash that appears on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet....

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    Head Injuries

    A head injury is any kind of damage to the scalp, skull, brain, or other tissue and blood vessels in the head. A head injury is also often called a brain injury or traumatic brain injury (TBI), depending on the extent of the injury....

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    Headaches

    A headache is pain or discomfort in one or more areas of the head or face. Headaches can happen once in a while. Or they may happen often....

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    Hearing Loss

    What are the different types of hearing loss? Three types of hearing loss are sensorineural, conductive, and mixed (sensorineural and conductive). These types of hearing loss can be congenital (present at birth) or acquired (not present at birth). Sensorineural A loss of function within the...