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  • Bacterial Prostatitis

    Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate, often causing swelling or pain. Learn more about this condition.

  • Bariatric Surgery: Possible Risks and Complications

    Deciding on bariatric surgery can be difficult. This is major surgery. If you qualify for bariatric surgery, you need to think about the possible risks and complications of having this surgery. Compare these with the risks and complications of not having the surgery.

  • Be Smoke-Free During Pregnancy

    You’ve quit smoking because you’re pregnant. At first, not smoking may be new and exciting. It’s the best sort of change. People will congratulate you. You have a right to be proud, so enjoy it. But then what? How do you stay smoke-free when life goes back to normal? Plan ahead to fight temptation. Be aware of signs that warn of a slip.

  • Before Surgery: Preparing Your Home

    Make life easier and safer after surgery. Reduce household hazards now. By planning ahead now, you'll have less to worry about during recovery.

  • Bell’s Palsy

    Bell’s palsy is a nerve disorder that usually happens suddenly and without warning. This condition happens when a nerve that controls facial movement is damaged. Nerve damage can happen for many reasons. But most cases of Bell’s palsy are probably caused by a virus.

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

    Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is common in men over age 60. It can cause problems with urination. Read on for helpful information on symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

  • 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.

  • Biliary Colic With Gallstone (Presumed)

    Biliary colic is spasm of the gallbladder. This can be caused by gallstone blocking the passage of bile out of the gallbladder.

  • Bleeding During Early Pregnancy

    Bleeding early in pregnancy isn't uncommon, and in most cases, nothing is wrong. Still, it's a good idea to let your healthcare provider know if it happens.

  • 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.