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  • Adenitis, Mesenteric

    Mesenteric adenitis is swelling of the lymph nodes in the mesentery. The problem is often caused by an infection or inflammatory condition of the intestines.

  • After Hip Replacement: Managing Your Pain

    Take your pain medications as prescribed to keep pain under control.

  • After Knee Replacement: Managing Pain at Home

    After knee replacement surgery, it's important to use pain medication as directed to get back to an active life as soon as possible.

  • After Treatment for a Mouth or Throat Tumor

    Treatment for a tumor may change the way you speak, chew, or eat. If so, your healthcare team will show you new ways to do these important tasks. Family, friends, and other people you trust can also help you adjust.

  • Alcoholism: Myths and Facts

    It's important to cut through alcoholism myths and learn the facts.

  • Anesthesia: Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC)

    Your surgeon will use monitored anesthesia care (MAC) during your upcoming surgery. This sheet tells you more about this type of anesthesia.

  • Aortic Valve Replacement: Minimally Invasive

    A minimally invasive aortic valve replacement is a surgery to replace a badly working aortic valve with an artificial valve. The aortic valve is one of the heart's four valves. The valves help blood flow through the heart's 4 chambers and out to your body normally. The surgery is called “minimally invasive” because it uses a smaller incision than a traditional open repair.

  • Asthma- Using a Peak Flow Meter

    A peak flow meter for asthma is like a thermometer for a fever - it helps you monitor what's going on inside your lungs by measuring airflow out of the lungs.

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Learn about the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of meningitis.

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Bacterial meningitis is an infection of the membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. It causes headache, stiff neck, and high fever.