Interactive Health Library
One highlight: Exposure to fine particles, sulfur dioxide, and acid aerosols has been linked to an increase in respiratory symptoms and reduced lung capacity.
Exercise-induced asthma is different from the typical asthma that is triggered by allergens and/or irritants.
Atopic dermatitis is a hereditary and chronic skin disorder that mostly affects infants and young children, but may last until a child reaches adolescence or adulthood.
Detailed information on bedwetting (enuresis) in children, including causes, diagnosis, and treatment of urinary incontinence
Binge eating disorder is an illness that resembles bulimia nervosa and is characterized by episodes of uncontrolled eating or bingeing. It differs from bulimia because its sufferers do not purge their bodies of the excess food.
Allergies, asthma, heart disease, and cancer are among the long list of health conditions with ties to environmental factors.
Detailed information on ear infections, including otitis externa (swimmer's ear) and otitis media
Detailed information on ear pinning surgery, including who might be a candidate for the procedure and possible complications of the procedure
Detailed information on ear, nose, and throat conditions in children
Detailed information on ear, nose, and throat disorders, including hearing disorders, balance disorders, smell disorders, taste disorders, chemosensory disorders, speech disorders, voice disorders, language disorders, vocal cord disorders, and laryngeal cancer.
The ear consists of three areas—the outer, middle, and inner ear. The nose is the organ of smell and is part of the peripheral nervous system. The throat is a ring-like muscular tube that acts as the passageway for air, food, and liquid.
Detailed information on ears and airplane travel, ear wax, and ear cleaning
Detailed information on the most common types of eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder
Detailed information on adolescents and eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia, and obesity
If you're like most people, you may have gas, constipation, or heartburn every now and then.
This test checks for antibodies to the Epstein-Barr virus. It often doesn't have any symptoms, but in teens and young adults, it can mononucleosis.
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