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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Your Child’s Mental Health

Your Child’s Mental Health – Pamphlet What Every Family Should Know If you are read these words, you are probably an adult who cares deeply about the life and health of a child. Sometimes it becomes difficult to know the best way to love and guide your child. You may notice behaviors in your child […]

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Checkup on health insurance choices

Checkup on health insurance choices – Pamphlet Today, there are more types of health insurance, and more choices, than ever before. This booklet will help you choose a plan that is right for you. You may be buying health insurance for the first time, or you may already have health insurance but want to consider […]

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Advanced directives

Advanced directives – Pamphlet You can decide in advance what medical treatment you want to receive in the event you become physically or mentally unable to communicate your wishes Your Rights as a Patient All adults in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and health care settings have certain rights. For example, you have a right to […]

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Preventing pressure ulcers: a patient’s guide

Preventing pressure ulcers: a patient’s guide – Pamphlet What Are Pressure Ulcers? A pressure ulcer is an injury usually caused by unrelieved pressure that damages the skin and underlying tissue. Pressure ulcers are also called bed sores and range in severity from mild (minor skin reddening) to severe (deep craters down to muscle and bone). […]

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis: what you need to know

Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis: what you need to know – Pamphlet Please read this pamphlet before you or your child gets a vaccine! Before vaccines were available, most children caught pertussis. Also, hundreds of people became ill with tetanus each year and thousands became ill with diphtheria. The benefits of the vaccines to prevent these […]

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: What you need to know about skin cancer

What you need to know about skin cancer – Pamphlet More than 600,000 Americans develop skin cancer each year. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has prepared this booklet to help patients who have skin cancer, their families, and other interested people. The information presented here – on the signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of […]