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Urinary Health - Health A-Z

What Is It?The urinary tract includes the kidneys, the ureters (the tubes connecting the kidneys to the bladder), the bladder, and the urethra (the tube that allows urine to exit from the bladder to outside the body).Urinary health can… Read More

Cancer Overview - Health A-Z

What Is It?Cancer is not a single disease. It's a group of diseases characterized by their ability to cause cells to change abnormally and grow out of control. Most types of cancer form a tumor, a lump or mass… Read More

Headache Overview - Health A-Z

What Is It?The International Headache Society classifies headaches into two main types: primary headache and secondary headache.Primary headache includes:tension-type headachesmigrainescluster headaches.Typically, tension-type headaches cause mild to moderate pain, usually on both sides of the head. There is a pressing… Read More

MRSA Skin Infection - Health A-Z

What Is It?Many types of bacteria can cause skin infections. Most cases are caused by Staphylococcus aureus ("staph") or Streptococcus pyogenes ("strep"). Strep infections still respond well to standard antibiotics. However, that is not true for all staph infections.Over… Read More

Depression Overview - Health A-Z

What Is It?Depression is more than just a passing blue mood, a "bad day," or temporary sadness. The most common symptom is a low mood that can sometimes appear as irritability. Often the person with depression is not be… Read More

Pancreatitis Overview - Health A-Z

What Is It?Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas, the large gland located behind the stomach. Pancreatitis can be acute, chronic, or recurrent. Acute pancreatitis is a sudden inflammation of the pancreas. People with chronic pancreatitis have ongoing inflammation of… Read More
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