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  1. Risk Factors for HIV Infection
  2. Stuttering: RiskFactors
  3. Osteoporosis RiskFactors
  4. Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Disease
  5. Learning About Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke Learn what raises your risk for having a heart attack or stroke and how you can lower your risk.
  6. Disease and Injury Prevention Offers links to information on health screenings and on reducing riskfactors for injury and disease.
  7. Factors That Increase the Risk of Back Pain and Injury
  8. Allergy Shots for Allergic Rhinitis Explains what allergy-shot immunotherapy is, why it is done, and what allergies it can help. Covers how it is done, how well it works, and what to expect after treatment. Covers riskfactors.
  9. RSV: Risk of Complications
  10. History and Physical Exam for COPD Asks about symptoms, smoking, and personal and family history of respiratory disease. Exam includes checking weight and height, and listening to heart and lungs. Includes checking fingers, legs, and feet for swelling. Explains riskfactors.
  11. Metabolic Syndrome Discusses metabolic syndrome, a group of health problems that increase risk for diabetes and heart disease (coronary artery disease). Covers riskfactors like obesity, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Covers diet and exercise to improve health.
  12. Special Diets for Epilepsy Describes ketogenic diet and why it is used. Covers what to expect after treatment with diet as well as how well diet works. Lists riskfactors and provides consideration points when using this treatment. Describes other special diets.
  13. Ectopic Pregnancy Discusses ectopic pregnancy (tubal pregnancy), a condition where a fertilized egg grows outside of the uterus. Covers tests and treatments. Discusses complications, including fallopian tube damage. Covers riskfactors like smoking, PID, or tubal ligation.
  14. Coronary Artery Disease: Your Risk for Heart Attack Learn how to lower your risk for heart attack.
  15. Hemophilia: Understanding Genetic Risk
  16. Hepatitis C: Your Risk for Cirrhosis
  17. Hip Fractures: What Increases Your Risk
  18. Statins: Should I Take Them to Prevent a Heart Attack or Stroke? Guides people not already diagnosed with heart disease through decision to take statin medicine to lower risk of heart attack or stroke. Covers cholesterol and other riskfactors. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  19. High Cholesterol Covers the kinds of cholesterol. Explains that cholesterol is one of many riskfactors for heart attack and stroke. Covers treatment to lower risk of heart attack and stroke that includes healthy habits and statins.
  20. Colon Cancer: What Raises Your Risk
  21. Coronary Artery Disease: Women Are at Risk Too Learn why it's important to know your risk for heart disease if you're a woman.
  22. Lead Poisoning: Jobs and Hobbies That May Increase Risk
  23. Eating Disorders: Things That Put a Person at Risk
  24. Hormonal Birth Control: Risk of Blood Clots
  25. Hepatitis B and C: Risk of Liver Cancer
  26. Osteoporosis: Should I Have a Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA) Test? Guides through decision to have a dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) test for osteoporosis. Explains DXA test. Includes riskfactors for osteoporosis you can and cannot change. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you decide.
  27. Epilepsy Covers different types of epilepsy and its causes. Addresses complications of seizures and lists riskfactors. Guides through decision regarding when to call doctor. Covers exams/tests, treatments, medicines, and surgeries. Provides home treatment tips.
  28. Interactive Tool: Do Your BMI and Waist Size Increase Your Health Risks? Helps you check your risk of weight-related diseases such as diabetes, CAD, and high blood pressure. Tool calculates risk using body mass index (BMI) along with your waist size and other factors. Discusses what scores mean.
  29. Weight and Coronary Artery Disease
  30. Kidney Failure: Should I Start Dialysis? Guides through decision whether to start kidney dialysis for kidney failure. Covers key factors in decision. Covers benefits and risks. Offers interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  31. Dupuytren's Disease Describes disease and factors that increase risk. Covers symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.
  32. Advance Care Planning: Should I Stop Kidney Dialysis? Guides through decision to stop kidney dialysis for kidney failure. Covers key factors in decision. Covers benefits and risks. Discusses what happens after dialysis is stopped. Offers interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  33. Thyroid Cancer Discusses causes and symptoms of thyroid cancer. Covers factors that increase risk, including exposure to radiation. Discusses diagnosis and treatment with surgery, radioactive iodine, and thyroid hormone therapy.
  34. Pancreatic Cancer Describes pancreatic cancer. Talks about symptoms and what tests are used to diagnose it. Provides treatment details. Lists factors that raise your risk.

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