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  • Abdominal Hysterectomy

    Hysterectomy is a major surgical procedure in which the uterus and possibly the cervix, ovaries, and fallopian tubes are removed. Fibroids in the uterus are a common reason for a hysterectomy. In this video, you'll find out other medical conditions that may require a hysterectomy and what to expect if you need this procedure.

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy

    A hysterectomy is a common procedure that some women may need to help stop pain, bleeding, or other problems. It can be done in several ways, one of which is abdominally. In this video, you'll find out medical conditions that may require a hysterectomy and what to expect if you need this procedure.

  • About the Heart and Blood Vessels

    Detailed anatomical description of the heart's blood vessels, including simple definitions and a labeled, full-color illustration

  • Advance Directive Quiz

    How important is it to draw up a living will? Take this quiz and find out.

  • Age-Related Hearing Loss (Presbycusis)

    Age-related hearing loss (presbycusis) is the slow loss of hearing in both ears. It’s a common problem linked to aging.

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration Quiz

    Millions of Americans are affected by age-related macular degeneration, a disease that damages the eye's central vision. To learn more about macular degeneration, take this quiz.

  • Alcoholic Hepatitis

    Alcoholic hepatitis is caused by excessive and chronic alcohol use and can progress to fatty liver and cirrhosis if the alcohol abuse continues. This video explores who is at risk for this disease and how your health care provider makes the diagnosis.

  • Allergies Quiz

    Allergies are nothing to sneeze at. Learn how to better deal with this condition.

  • Anthrax Quiz

    Anthrax is a serious disease that can affect the skin, lungs, and digestive tract. Learn more about this disease by taking this quiz.

  • Arthritis of the Hand

    Arthritis can damage the large joints on your hand at the base of the fingers. If other treatments don't relieve your pain, your doctor may advise artificial joints. Find out what happens during this kind of surgery.