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Opioid Addiction | familydoctor.org

Opioids are a type of medicine often used to help relieve pain. They work by…

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AIDS | familydoctor.org

AIDS is a life-threatening condition caused by HIV. The virus attacks the body's immune system.…

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The Importance of Vaccinations | familydoctor.org

Vaccinations are an important part of public health. They prevent the spread of contagious, dangerous,…

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Genital Warts - Human Papillomavirus (HPV) | familydoctor.org

Genital warts are small, flat, flesh-colored bumps or tiny, cauliflower-like bumps caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Learn more here.

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Histoplasmosis - familydoctor.org

Histoplasmosis is an infection caused by a fungus that lives in soil. People get infected by breathing in spores from the fungus.

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Genital Warts | familydoctor.org

Genital warts are small, flat, flesh-colored bumps or tiny, cauliflower-like bumps caused by the human…

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Common Sexually Transmitted Infections - (STIs) | familydoctor.org

STIs are infections spread by sexual contact. They are very common, and many can be cured. The best way to lower your risk is to use condoms.

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Hepatitis B (Hep B) - What is Hepatitis? | familydoctor.org

Hepatitis B (Hep B) is a serious liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus. The virus is usually spread through contact with blood and/or body fluids.

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Hepatitis B | familydoctor.org

Hepatitis B is a serious liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus. The virus…

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease - Symptoms | familydoctor.org

Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of the female reproductive organs. It is often caused by a sexually transmitted infection (STI).

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Healthy Habits for TV, Video Games, and the Internet - familydoctor.org

Limiting kids’ screen time and building healthy habits for TV, video games, and the internet is essential for lifelong health.

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Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) - familydoctor.org

Bacterial vaginosis is a mild infection in the vagina caused by an overgrowth of bacteria. Researchers do not completely understand why it occurs.

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Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) | familydoctor.org

Bacterial vaginosis is a mild infection in the vagina caused by an overgrowth of bacteria.…

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Dust Mites in the Home - familydoctor.org

Dust mites are tiny bugs that live in your home. They can cause allergies and problems in people with asthma.

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Babesiosis - familydoctor.org

Babesiosis is an infection of the red blood cells. It’s caused by a parasite carried by deer ticks. It can cause flu-like symptoms.

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Cervical Cancer - familydoctor.org

Cervical cancer is abnormal growth of cells in a woman’s cervix. It is almost always caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/cervical-cancer/

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine: What a Parent Needs to Know | familydoctor.org

Pneumococcal disease is caused by bacteria, and can lead to infections in the lungs, blood,…

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How to Use a Metered Dose Inhaler - familydoctor.org

A metered-dose inhaler is a small, hand-held device filled with medicine. It helps deliver a certain amount of medicine into your lungs.

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Preventing Malnutrition in Older Adults - familydoctor.org

Good nutrition is especially important as we age. Malnutrition can cause or increase the effects of a number of health problems.

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Babesiosis | familydoctor.org

Babesiosis is an infection of the red blood cells. It’s caused by a parasite carried…

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Healthy Habits for TV, Video Games, and the Internet | familydoctor.org

Limiting kids’ screen time and building healthy habits for TV, video games, and the internet…

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https://familydoctor.org/healthy-habits-for-tv-video-games-and-the-internet/amp/

Headaches - familydoctor.org

There are several different types of headaches. Migraines and tension headaches are the most common.

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Headaches | familydoctor.org

Learn about the different types and causes of headaches, as well as how to detect,…

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Drug Reactions - familydoctor.org

Learn why you need to know about your medicines in order to help prevent adverse drug reactions.

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High Blood Pressure: Prevention, Causes, and Treatment

Uncontrolled high blood pressure can be deadly. Treatment includes medicine and lifestyle changes.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/high-blood-pressure/

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