Interactive Health Library
A clinical social worker is a professional counselor who helps alleviate problems related to personal, family, or social situations.
Collagen/fat injectable fillers, also called soft-tissue augmentation, is a cosmetic plastic surgery procedure performed to correct wrinkles, depressions in the skin, and/or scarring.
When one of those precious little hands isn’t as perfectly formed as it should be, an early visit to a hand surgeon should be at the top of your agenda for your newborn.
More than 90 percent of people who commit suicide have a diagnosable mental disorder—most commonly a depressive disorder or a substance abuse disorder.
Epilepsy is one of the most common disorders of the nervous system and affects people of all ages, races, and ethnic backgrounds.
Detailed information on hair loss and hair replacement surgery
In addition to hearing aids, many other devices are available to help improve communication in daily life. These range from telephone amplifiers to visual alarm systems.
Detailed information on stye, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Detailed information on immunology, the study of the body's immune system and its functions and disorders, and serology, the study of blood serum
Joint replacement is a surgical procedure to remove and replace an arthritic or damaged joint with an artificial joint, called a prosthesis.
When a knee is severely damaged by disease or injury, an artificial knee replacement may be considered.
A lung scan is a procedure that uses nuclear radiology to assess the function and structure of the lungs. It is most often performed when problems with the lungs and respiratory tract are suspected.
Detailed information on motor vehicle safety and children
Neurological surgery is used to treat disorders of the brain, spine, and nerves. The doctor who specializes in neurological surgery is called a neurosurgeon or neurological surgeon.
Swimmer's ear is caused by fungi or bacteria that are encouraged to grow because of water that remains trapped in the ear canal after swimming.
Detailed information on outpatient surgery
Good preventive steps: Warm up before you work out, alternate days for exercising certain muscle groups, and cool down when you're done.
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