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  • A Child Living with a Pacemaker or Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

    Detailed information on living with a pacemaker or implantable cardioverter defibrillator

  • About Poison Control Centers

    Poison control centers are always open - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. They're staffed by pharmacists, healthcare providers, nurses, and other experts who are available by phone.

  • Air Pollution

    Detailed information on air pollution and air pollution prevention

  • Allergens: Pollen

    Pollen is the most common cause of hay fever. Read on for more information--and helpful tips for reducing the effects of hay fever during pollen season.

  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome in Pregnancy

    Antiphospholipid syndrome is an autoimmune disease. This happens when your immune system fights against normal cells. In this condition, your body makes antibodies that attack a kind of fat in cells. This makes your blood clot too easily.

  • Appendectomy for Children

    An appendectomy is a surgery to remove a child’s appendix. An appendectomy may be done as an open surgery or as laparoscopic surgery.

  • Asthma and Pregnancy

    With proper asthma management and good prenatal care, most women with asthma can have healthy pregnancies.

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    Pneumonia is a term that refers to inflammation of the lung. Bacterial pneumonia means that the inflammation is caused by a bacterial infection. This video takes a look at the possible causes and recommended treatments.

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

    Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is when the prostate grows too large and causes problems. Learn what signs to watch for, and when to see your doctor.

  • Breastfeeding Problems

    Breastfeeding is the best way to help your baby get a healthy start. But sometime it’s not easy. Learn about some of the common problems women have with breastfeeding and how you can overcome them.