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  1. Sleep Apnea: Less Common Surgeries
  2. Common Coping Responses for Stress
  3. Rabies: Areas Where It's More Common
  4. Preventing Falls: Make Your Home Safe Learn how to fix some common tripping hazards around your home.
  5. Circumcision: Should I Keep My Son's Penis Natural? Guides through decision to have your son circumcised. Describes the circumcision process and what to expect after surgery. Lists common reasons for and against circumcision. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you decide.
  6. Aging Well: Making Your Home Fall-Proof Covers making your home fall-proof to prevent injuries. Looks at common hazards like clutter and throw rugs. Discusses simple changes you can make in your home and the way you do some activities to reduce risk of falling.
  7. Hemorrhoidectomy for Hemorrhoids Covers hemorrhoidectomy, surgery to remove hemorrhoids. Covers when and why it is done. Also covers how it is done, recovery, and home treatment after surgery. Includes info on common and rare risks.
  8. Bed-Wetting: Should My Child See a Doctor? Guides through decision to see a doctor about your child's bed-wetting. Includes common reasons for bed-wetting and discusses what is normal bladder control. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  9. Health and Safety, Birth to 2 Years Offers tips to prevent illness and accidental injuries in babies and young children. Covers SIDS. Discusses common safety hazards. Also discusses healthy habits such as safe food preparation, using car seats, and immunizations. Covers safe baby products.
  10. Breastfeeding: Should I Breastfeed My Baby? Guides through decision to breastfeed. Discusses common concerns and issues related to breastfeeding. Links to personal stories. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  11. Decompressive Laminectomy for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Discusses decompressive laminectomy, the most common type of surgery to treat lumbar spinal stenosis. Looks at how surgery may reduce pressure on nerve roots to relieve pain. Covers risks.
  12. Hepatitis B Virus Tests Covers hepatitis B virus (HBV) tests that check for hepatitis B infection. Looks at most common HBV tests. Explains how tests are done and how to prepare for them. Looks at other tests that show how well the liver is working. Covers test results.
  13. Sleep Studies Describes various sleep studies used to diagnose sleep disorders. Discusses problems like snoring, sleep apnea, insomnia, and narcolepsy. Covers common sleep studies, including polysomnograms, multiple sleep latency tests, and the maintenance of wakefulness test.
  14. Erection Problems: Should I Try Injection Treatments? Guides through decision to try injection treatment for erection problems. Lists common causes of erection problems. Includes information about types of injections used. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  15. Tay-Sachs Test
  16. Bed-Wetting: Should I Do Something About My Child's Bed-Wetting? Guides through decision of when to do something about your child's bed-wetting. Includes common reasons and home treatment options for bed-wetting. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  17. Tonsillitis: Should My Child Have a Tonsillectomy? Guides through decision to have your child have a tonsillectomy for tonsillitis. Includes common reasons to have a tonsillectomy. Describes how this surgery is done. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  18. Hemochromatosis Genetic Screening Discusses screening test for hereditary hemochromatosis, a genetic disorder that causes the body to absorb too much iron. Covers symptoms of hereditary hemochromatosis. Discusses who should be screened and offers reasons not to be screened.
  19. Interactive Tool: Are You Depressed? Helps you assess whether you have depression. Tool calculates how many common symptoms you have. Based on your answers, shows where you fall on a depression scale. Helps you find out if you might need treatment. Offers link to extensive info on depression.
  20. Open Gallbladder Surgery for Gallstones
  21. Calcium (Ca) in Blood Covers calcium (Ca) test to examine calcium level in blood, not stored in bones. Explains why test is done and how to prepare. Includes possible results and what they may mean. Looks at what may affect test results.
  22. Genetic Test
  23. Tube Feeding: Living With a Feeding Tube Explains artificial nutrition using tube feeding. Covers how a tube is inserted (gastrostomy) and how the tube is used for feeding. Helps you understand daily life with a feeding tube, including caring for the tube and avoiding common problems.
  24. Warts: Electrosurgery and Curettage
  25. Ulcerative Colitis: Should I Have Surgery? Guides through decision to have surgery for ulcerative colitis. Explains symptoms, long-term risks involved with the disease. Discusses common surgery options. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  26. Bowel Disease: Changing Your Diet Covers following an eating plan for inflammatory bowel disease. Helps you learn more about how to eat so you can manage your symptoms but still get the nutrition you need. Looks at common problem foods.
  27. Acne: Should I See My Doctor? Guides you through the decision to see a doctor for acne. Covers symptoms like pimples and blackheads. Looks at treating with medicines like benzoyl peroxide (nonprescription) and isotretinoin (prescription). Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  28. Cryotherapy for Warts
  29. Laser Surgery for Warts
  30. Warts: Should I Treat Warts? Guides you through the decision to have warts or plantar warts removed. Discusses types of treatments and their benefits and risks. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  31. Using Tape to Remove Warts
  32. Sexually Transmitted Infections Lists common sexually transmitted infections, including chlamydia, genital herpes, gonorrhea, HIV, HPV (genital warts), syphilis, and trichomoniasis. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor. Covers safer sex. Offers prevention tips.
  33. Acne: Tips for Keeping It Under Control

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