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  • Allergy Medicines: Over-the-Counter

    A detailed look at the different kinds of over-the-counter allergy medicines, and how they work.

  • Anemia Overview

    Anemia is a common blood disorder. It occurs when you have fewer red blood cells than normal, or not enough hemoglobin in your blood. Here's what you need to know about this condition.

  • Asthma in Older Adults

    Many people think of asthma as a childhood disease, but it often occurs as a new condition in older adults.

  • Asthma on Campus

    College can pose challenges for the student with asthma. New and unfamiliar living quarters, school and social stresses, and other factors can trigger a flare-up. Here are some helpful tips.

  • Clinical Pathology Overview

    Detailed information on clinical pathology and the samples that are tested.

  • Controlling Other Triggers

    The weather. Food additives. Illness. Many things may trigger your asthma symptoms. Here's a look at some common asthma triggers, and tips to help ease your symptoms.

  • Cystic Fibrosis Overview

    Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease of the glands that make mucus and sweat. Here's a quick look at how CF affects the body, and who may be more likely to have this disease.

  • Depression and Suicide in Older Adults

    Depression among older adults is often ignored. Even doctors may not detect a problem. Learn the warning signs.

  • Discharge from Outpatient Surgery

    This sheet will help you learn what to expect after your outpatient surgery. It covers medicines, recovering at home, and follow-up care.

  • Discharge Instructions for Cancer of the Ovary

    Surgery is the most common treatment for ovarian cancer. This is followed by chemotherapy. You discussed your treatment plan with your healthcare provider in detail. This sheet will help you remember how to care for yourself after surgery and chemotherapy.