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Warning Signs During Pregnancy

Call your health care provider immediately if you have bleeding from the vagina, blurry vision, severe headaches, or other specific symptoms.


Detailed information on the most common types of warts, including foot warts, flat warts, genital warts, and filiform warts

Warts in Children

Detailed information on the most common types of warts, including foot warts, flat warts, genital warts, and filiform warts

Watch Your Weight

If your weight is not in the healthy range for your height and build, the best way to lose weight is to set a reasonable goal and lose it slowly and gradually.

Water Safety for Parents

Whether you decided to have your baby boy circumcised or not, it’s important to know how to care for his special needs. Find tips for caring for both circumcised and uncircumcised babies.

Weight Gain During Pregnancy

Average weight gain for women is between 25 and 35 pounds, although slight deviations from this may also be considered normal.

Well-Care Visits

Detailed information on well-care visits and children, including when well-care visits should be scheduled

West Nile Virus

Detailed information on West Nile virus, including symptoms, prevention, and treatment

West Nile Virus Antibody (Blood)

This is a blood test that checks for West Nile virus, an infection that usually affects birds. It can be spread to people through the bite of an infected mosquito.

Western Equine Encephalitis

This tests looks for the virus that causes Western equine encephalitis, an infection spread to people through bites from infected mosquitoes.

What Is a Gluten-Free Diet?

Many people are reducing or eliminating their dietary intake of gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, barley, and some other grains. But only those who have celiac disease need to completely stop eating gluten.

What's Your Healthy Weight?

In today's society, there's much confusion over what constitutes a healthy weight. Here are some ways to find out where you stand on the weight issue.

When You’re HIV-Positive: What to Say

Not all friends and loved ones need to know. Since the main benefit for you is their understanding and support, you need to think about which trusted friends and family members are most likely to offer the support you need.

Where's Your Body Fat?

It's important to note that it's not just how much extra body fat a person has, but where it is stored on the body that determines how risky the extra pounds are.
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