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Health Information on the Web: Finding Reliable Information

Millions of websites offer health-related information, but you have to be careful to avoid unreliable information.

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https://familydoctor.org/health-information-on-the-web-finding-reliable-information/

Reye Syndrome - familydoctor.org

Reye syndrome is a rare but serious illness that can be harmful to the brain and liver. It often occurs after a child has taken aspirin.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/reye-syndrome/

The Exercise Habit | familydoctor.org

If you want to commit to exercising, choose an activity you like to do. Schedule…

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High Blood Pressure | familydoctor.org

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

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

Health Information on the Web: Finding Reliable Information | familydoctor.org

Millions of websites offer health-related information, but you have to be careful to avoid unreliable…

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AIDS - familydoctor.org

AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is a life-threatening condition caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/aids/

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) - Symptoms and Treatment | familydoctor.org

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in the urinary tract. For healthy adult males and females, antibiotic pills will usually cure it.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/urinary-tract-infections/

Urinary Tract Infection | familydoctor.org

Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and complications of urinary tract infections (sometimes…

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Routine Tests During Pregnancy - familydoctor.org

Routine tests during pregnancy help monitor the health of you and your baby.

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https://familydoctor.org/routine-tests-pregnancy/

Opioid Addiction - Pain Relief - Signs of Addiction | familydoctor.org

Opioids are a type of medicine often used to help relieve pain. People who do not follow their doctor’s instructions can become addicted. Learn more here.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/opioid-addiction/

Reflux/Acid Reflux (GERD) - familydoctor.org

The name for this condition is gastroesophageal reflux disease. It occurs when acid from the food and liquid in your stomach backs up into your throat.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/refluxacid-reflux/

Diabetes - familydoctor.org

Diabetes occurs when your body doesn’t make or use the hormone insulin properly.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/diabetes/

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) -- Symptoms and Treatment

COPD is a progressive disease that makes it hard for you to breathe. The two main types of COPD are chronic bronchitis and emphysema.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-copd/

Bioterrorism - familydoctor.org

Bioterrorism is the use of hazardous agents, such as bacteria, viruses, or germs, to harm people. Learn more about bioterrorism.

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The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke - familydoctor.org

Secondhand smoke is especially toxic for babies, young children, and teens because their brains and bodies are still developing.

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https://familydoctor.org/the-dangers-of-secondhand-smoke/

Safe Use, Storage, and Disposal of Opioid Drugs | familydoctor.org

Opioid pain relievers (opioids) are used to manage acute and chronic pain. These medicines are…

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Reflux/Acid Reflux (GERD) | familydoctor.org

Reflux is a medical condition that happens when the acid in your stomach backs up…

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/refluxacid-reflux/amp/

Migraines | familydoctor.org

Learn about the different kinds of migraine headaches and their symptoms and treatments.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/migraines/amp/

Warts - Wart Removal - Wart Freeze | familydoctor.org

Warts are small growths on the skin that normally don't cause pain. Learn about different types of warts, treatment options, including removal and aftercare

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/warts/

Repeated Infections In Children - Bacterial and Viral | familydoctor.org

Repeated infection in children usually occur because their immune systems are not fully developed, babies tend to get a high number of infections. Tap here.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/repeated-infections-in-children/

Warts | familydoctor.org

Warts are small growths on the skin that normally don't cause pain. Learn about different…

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/warts/amp/

Cancer - familydoctor.org

Cancer is a collection of many diseases that all involve the growth of abnormal cells. There are many different types of cancer.

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

Dementia - familydoctor.org

Dementia is a group of symptoms caused by brain damage. It makes it hard for people to remember, learn, and communicate.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/dementia/

Common Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) | familydoctor.org

STIs are infections spread by sexual contact. They are very common, and many can be…

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Cancer | familydoctor.org

Cancer is a collection of many diseases that all involve the growth of abnormal cells.…

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/cancer/amp/

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