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  • ACL Injuries

    The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee can be injured during sporting activities, particularly when an athlete pivots suddenly. The ACL is one of four knee ligaments that stabilize the knee. This video discusses how the knee works and what you should do if you sustain an ACL injury.

  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML): Introduction

    Leukemia is cancer that starts in the bone marrow, which is where new blood cells are made. The bone marrow is a thick, sponge-like tissue in the center of certain bones.

  • Adrenal Cancer: Introduction

    Adrenal cancer is a rare cancer that begins in the adrenal glands. Read on to learn more about the adrenal glands, and types of tumors found there.

  • Allergen: Insect Stings

    Detailed information on allergic reactions to insect bites and stings

  • Allergies and the Immune System

    Most allergic reactions are a result of an immune system that responds to a "false alarm."

  • Bile Duct Cancer: Introduction
  • Birth Injuries

    Some babies have a more difficult trip through the birth canal than others, resulting in physical injuries. These injuries usually are not serious and clear up or improve within a few days or weeks after the birth.

  • Bladder and Bowel Incontinence

    Bladder or bowel incontinence means a problem with holding in urine or stool. Here's what you should know.

  • Brain Tumors: Introduction
  • Breast Infections and Inflammations

    The most common type of breast infection is lactational mastitis. This happens when a woman is breastfeeding. The nipples become cracked and sore, allowing bacteria from the baby's mouth to enter the ducts and rapidly multiply in the milk.