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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Diabetic neuropathy: the nerve damage of diabetes

Diabetic neuropathy: the nerve damage of diabetes – Pamphlet What is diabetic neuropathy? Diabetic neuropathy is a nerve disorder causEd by diabetes. People who have had diabetes for years may experience numbness and sometimes pain in their hands, feet, and legs. Nerve damage caused by diabetes can also lead to problems with indigestion, diarrhea or […]

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Hepatitis C prevention

Hepatitis C prevention – Pamphlet Hepatitis C, also known as bloodborne non-A, non-B hepatitis, is a serious public health problem in the United States, where 150,000 to 170,000 persons get hepatitis C each year; many become severely ill and require hospitalization, and some die of liver failure. Like other bloodborne diseases, hepatitis C can be […]

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Urinary tract infection in adults

Urinary tract infection in adults – Pamphlet Infections of the urinary tract are common–only respiratory infections occur more often. Each year, urinary tract infections (UTI’s) account for about 8 million doctor visits. Women are especially prone to UTI’s for reasons that are poorly understood. One woman in five develops a UTI during her lifetime. The […]

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Eating disorders

Eating disorders – Pamphlet Lee Hoffman Message from the National Institute of Mental Health Research conducted and supported by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) brings hope to millions of people who suffer from mental illness and to their families and friends. In many years of work with animals as well as human subjects, […]

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Hhs Consumer Health Information On The Internet

Hhs Consumer Health Information On The Internet – Pamphlet Overview: The Department of Health and Human Services provides one of the richest and most reliable sources of consumer health information on the Worm Wide Web. HHS documents on the Web include information on health and social issues, research-related data, and access to HHS services, including […]

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Medicare coverage for second surgical opinions: your choice facing elective surgery

Medicare coverage for second surgical opinions: your choice facing elective surgery – Pamphlet WHY GET A SECOND SURGICAL OPINION? Sometimes your physician may recommend surgery for the treatment of a medical problem. In some cases, surgery is unavoidable. But as the result of new medical technologies, there are many conditions that can be treated equally […]

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Stuttering: hope through research – includes updated information

Stuttering: hope through research – includes updated information – Pamphlet “What dressing will you have on your salad?” the waiter said. “R-r-r-r-r-r-ro-ro-roque-roque-I’ll have the roque–I think I’d like to try the ro-ro-ro—- Thousand Island.” Stutterers laugh at that joke, too. For them, however, stuttering has far more serious consequences than not getting their favorite salad […]

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Urinary Incontinence in Adults: Acute and Chronic Management

Urinary Incontinence in Adults: Acute and Chronic Management Urinary Incontinence in Adults Guideline Update Panel J. Andrew Fantl, MD (Co-Chair) Diane Kaschak Newman, RNC, MSN, FAAN (Co-Chair) Joyce Colling, PhD, RN, FAAN John O.L. DeLancey, MD Christopher Keeys, PharmD Richard Loughery, FACHA B. Joan McDowell, PhD, RN, FAAN Peggy Norton, MD Joseph Ouslander, MD Jack […]

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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 […]