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Air Pollution

Detailed information on air pollution and air pollution prevention

Allergens: Pollen

Pollen is the most common cause of seasonal allergic rhinitis, sometimes known as "hay fever."

Asthma and Pregnancy

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

Care of the Uncircumcised Penis

In an uncircumcised boy, the foreskin will begin to separate from the glans, or the tip of the penis. This happens naturally while the male is an infant. This is called foreskin retraction.

Choosing a Provider

When looking for a home health and hospice care provider, consider quality of care, availability of services, personnel training and expertise, and payer coverage.

Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is longstanding pain that persists beyond the usual recovery period or occurs along with a chronic health condition, such as arthritis.

Exercise During Pregnancy

If you exercised before pregnancy, you can safely continue exercising. If you were inactive or you have medical complications, talk with your doctor before beginning to exercise.

Gulf War Syndrome

Detailed information on Gulf war syndrome, including symptoms, causes, treatment, and research

Hormones During Pregnancy

Many hormone levels are affected in the body during pregnancy, with several hormones playing major roles.

Orthotist and Prosthetist

An orthotist makes and fits braces and splints for patients who need added support for body parts that have been weakened by injury or disease. A prosthetist makes and fits artificial limbs for patients with disabilities.

Overview of Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty involved with the reconstruction of facial and body tissue defects caused by illness, trauma, or birth disorders.

Pacemaker Insertion

During a pacemaker insertio, a small electronic device is implanted in the chest (just below the collarbone) to help regulate electrical problems with the heart.
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