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  1. 1. Health A-Z Conditions-Procedures Drugs & Supplements Interactive Tools Learning Center Disease and Injury Prevention Learn about disease and injury prevention Knowing how to take care of yourself is the key to living longer and better. Our Learning Centre has hundreds of topics to answer your questions. From bath safety and food poisoning to rattlesnake bites and car seats for children, the information is here. Do you want to know about immunizations? Are you wondering if you should have a cholesterol test? We can help. Get the information you need in topics such as: Early Disease Detection. Interactive Tool: Are You at Risk for a Heart Attack? Interactive Tool: Is Your Weight Increasing Your Health Risks? Dental Care: Brushing and Flossing Your Teeth. Should I Get a Flu Shot?open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API
  2. 2. Should I Have Allergy Shots for Allergies to Insect Stings? Health Topics Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Abnormal Pap Test Abuse: Signs of Abuse-Related Injuries Accidental Needle Sticks: Chances of Infection Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy Alcohol and Drugs: When to Get Help for an Intoxicated Person Alcohol Increases the Risk of Cold Injury Allen Test Alzheimers and Other Dementias: M aking Your Home Safe Aqua Therapy Ashkenazi Jewish Genetic Panel (AJGP) Assistive Devices and Orthotics Autism and Vaccines Avoiding M ercury in Fish Basic Dental Care Blood and Body Fluid Precautions Blood Pressure Screening Body M echanics Botulism Breast Cancer Screening Breast-Feeding: Avoiding Toxic Substances Brushing and Flossing a Childs Teeth Burns Campylobacteriosis Carbon Dioxide Laser Surgery for Abnormal Cervical Cell Changes Carbon M onoxide Detectors Carbon M onoxide Poisoning Carbon M onoxide Poisoning: Protecting Your Homeopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API
  3. 3. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Activities to Limit Cerebral Palsy: Safety Tips Cervical Cancer Screening Child Car Seats Child Safety: Air Pollution Child Safety: Bathing Child Safety: Bicycles and Tricycles Child Safety: Fires Child Safety: Guns and Firearms Child Safety: Preventing Child Abduction Child Safety: Streets and Cars Child Safety: Strollers and Shopping Carts Child Safety: Washing Toys to Prevent Germs Chili Pepper Burns Cleaning Your Young Sons Natural Penis Cold Exposure: Emergency Equipment Cold Exposure: Ways the Body Loses Heat Cold Exposure: What Increases Your Risk of Injury? Cold Hands: Home Treatment Cold Temperature Exposure Colorectal Cancer Test Recommendations Cone Biopsy (Conization) for Abnormal Cervical Cell Changes Controlling Animal Dander and Other Pet Allergens Controlling Dust, Dust M ites, and Other Allergens in Your Home Controlling Indoor M ould Coronary Artery Disease Risk Screening Crib Safety Cryotherapy for Abnormal Cervical Cell Changes Depression Screening Developmental Problems: Testing Diabetes in Children: Care Plan for School or Day Care Diabetes: Protecting Your Feet Diabetes: Travel Tips Disposable Underpants for Bed-Wettingopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API
  4. 4. Early Disease Detection Effects of Diethylstilbestrol (DES) Exposure Emergency First Aid for Heatstroke Emergency Food and Water Supplies Feeding Your Child Using Division of Responsibility Finding Good Footwear Fish Hook Injuries Flouride During Childhood Food Poisoning and Safe Food Handling Food Poisoning During Pregnancy Food Poisoning: Clostridium Perfringens Food Poisoning: Toxoplasmosis Food Poisoning: Vibrio Vulnificus Food Safety: Cooking Food Safety: Following the Package Instructions Food Safety: Preparing Food Safety: Serving Food Safety: Storing Food Safety: Tips for Grocery Shopping Genetics Glaucoma Screening Glaucoma: Reducing M edicine Side Effects Good-Health Attitude Handling a Dead Bird Handling Wild Birds Handwashing Hantavirus: Advice for Hikers and Campers Hantavirus: Cleaning Up Rodent-Infested Areas Hantavirus: Keeping Rodent Numbers Down Head Injury, Age 4 and Older Health and Safety, Ages 2 to 5 Years Health and Safety, Birth to 2 Years Health Tracking Forms and Checklists Healthy Agingopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API
  5. 5. Healthy Eating for Children Healthy Habits for Kids Healthy Habits to Prevent or Reduce Problems From Osteoporosis Hearing Protectors Heat Waves Heat-Related Illnesses Heatstroke Prevention: Acclimating to the Heat Heatstroke Prevention: What to Wear Helping Children During Immunizations Helping the Overweight Child Helping Your Teen Become a Safe Driver Hepatitis B: How to Avoid Spreading the Virus Hepatitis Immunoglobulin (HBIG) HIV: Preventing Other Infections When You Have HIV HIV: Risks of Sexual Contact HIV: Tips for Caregivers to Avoid Infection Immunization Safety Immunizations Immunizations and Pregnancy Immunizations for Premature Infants Immunotherapy for allergies to insect stings Importance of Immunizations Interactive Tool: Are You at Risk for a Heart Attack? Interactive Tool: Are You Depressed? Interactive Tool: Are You Ready to Quit Smoking? Interactive Tool: How Does Smoking Affect Your Lifespan? Interactive Tool: How Does Smoking Increase Your Risk of Heart Attack? Interactive Tool: How M uch Is Smoking Costing You? Interactive Tool: Is Your BM I Increasing Your Health Risks? Interactive Tool: What Is Your Stress Level? Interactive Tools Lead Poisoning in Children: Questions Before Screening Lead Poisoning Screening Lead Poisoning: Contaminated Drinking Wateropen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API
  6. 6. Lead Poisoning: Jobs and Hobbies That M ay Increase Risk Lead Poisoning: Nutrition and Food Preparation Lead Poisoning: Reducing Lead in Your Home Lead Poisoning: Tips for Those Who Work With Lead Lifestyle Changes That M ay Prevent Cancer Listeriosis Low-Dose ASA Therapy Low-Vision Accommodations in Your Home M anaging Job Stress M arine Toxins M itral Valve Prolapse: Children Who Play Sports M outh Guards for Sports M ultiple Sclerosis: Assistive Devices M ultiple Sclerosis: M odifying Your Home Needle Punctures for Health Reasons Neurological Exam for Parkinsons Disease Noroviruses (Norwalk Viruses) Nursery Equipment Safety Checklist Office Ergonomics Osteoporosis Screening Overtraining Overweight Children: M edical Evaluation Pap Test: Classification of Cell Changes Pediatric Preparation for M edical Tests Physiotherapy Playground Safety Poisoning Posture: Standing and Walking Precautions for Sharing a Bed With an Infant Pre-Eclampsia: Checkups and M onitoring Pregnancy: Hot Tub and Sauna Use Premature Infant: Safe Travel With Your Baby Preparing for a Healthy Pregnancy Prevent M edical Errorsopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API
  7. 7. Preventing ACL Injuries Preventing Bee Stings Preventing Blisters Preventing Choking Preventing Falls Preventing Flea Bites Preventing Foot Cramps Preventing Foot Problems: Training Techniques Preventing Insect Stings Preventing Poisoning in Young Children Preventing Spider Bites Preventing Tetanus Infections Products That Prevent Insect Bites Prostate Cancer Screening Protect Yourself From Hepatitis A When Travelling Protecting Your Child From Drowning Hazards Protecting Your Skin From the Sun Public Areas and Exposure to Infections Purifying Your Drinking Water Quick Tips: Adding Fruits and Vegetables to Your Diet Quick Tips: Baby-Proofing Your Home Quick Tips: Getting Active as a Family Quick Tips: Giving Over-the-Counter M edicines to Children Quick Tips: Helping Your Child Stay Safe and Healthy Quick Tips: M odifying Your Home and Work Area When You Have Arthritis Quick Tips: Staying Active in Cold Weather Quick Tips: Staying Active in Hot Weather Quick Tips: Taking M edicines Wisely Quick Tips: Using Backpacks Safely Quitting Smoking Quitting Smoking: Temptations and Cravings Rabies Rabies Vaccine for Travel Rabies: HRIG Injectionopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API
  8. 8. Radiation Exposure: Risks and Health Effects Radon Radon Prevention: Sub-Slab Depressurization Returning to Play After a Head Injury During a Sporting Event Rheumatoid Arthritis: Criteria for Diagnosis Rodents That Carry Hantavirus Safe Sex Safety Around Irrigation Canals Salmonellosis Screening for Gestational Diabetes Screening for Hearing Problems Screening for Weight Problems Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing Sheltering in Place Shigellosis Snake Antivenom Staph Food Poisoning Sunburn Tattoo and Piercing Safety Teen Smokers: Reasons to Quit Terrorism and Other Public Health Threats Tetanus The Bethesda System (TBS) Thinking About Child Safety Tips for Reducing Indoor Pollutants in Your Home Tips for Reducing Pesticide Exposure in Your Home Travel Health Treating Weak or Brittle Nails Tuberculosis Screening Type 2 Diabetes: Screening for Children Ulcerative Colitis: When Surgery Is Needed Using a Cane Using a Walker Using Crutchesopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API
  9. 9. Vertigo: Level 1 (Easy) Balance Exercises Vertigo: Level 2 (Harder) Balance Exercises Vertigo: Walking Exercises Virtual Colonoscopy Ways HIV Cannot Be Spread Well-Child Visits West Nile Virus Medical Tests Amniocentesis Breast Self-Examination Breast Ultrasound Cholesterol and Triglycerides Tests Clinical Breast Examination Colonoscopy Colposcopy and Cervical Biopsy Dental X-Rays Digital Rectal Examination (DRE) Endometrial Biopsy Genetic Test Lead M agnetic Resonance Imaging (M RI) of the Breast M ammogram Pap Test Phenylketonuria (PKU) Test Rubella Test Self-Examination for Dental Plaque Sigmoidoscopy (Anoscopy, Proctoscopy) Stool Tests for Colorectal Cancer Tay-Sachs Test Make a Wise Decision Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Should I Get a Screening Test?open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API
  10. 10. Allergies: Should I take shots for insect sting allergies? Blood transfusions: Should I bank blood before surgery? Colon Cancer: Which Screening Test Should I Have? Flu Vaccines: Should I Get a Flu Vaccine? Healthy Aging: Is It Time to Stop Driving? Heart Disease: Should I Have an Angiogram? HPV: Should M y Daughter Get the Vaccine? Osteoporosis: Should I Have a Dual X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Test? Pregnancy: Should I Have the M aternal Serum Triple or Quadruple Test? Prostate Cancer Screening: Should I Have a PSA Test? Shingles: Should I Get a Shot to Prevent Shingles? Take Action Aging Well: M aking Your Home Fall-Proof Asthma: Identifying Your Triggers Back problems: Proper lifting COPD: Avoiding Your Triggers Dental Care: Brushing and Flossing Your Teeth Diabetes and vision problems: Performing daily diabetes tasks when you cant see well Diabetes in Children: Preparing a Care Plan for School Diabetes in Children: Preventing Low Blood Sugar Quitting smoking: Preventing slips or relapses Vertigo: Balance Exercises Vertigo: Staying Safe When You Have Balance Problems Vision Problems: Living With Poor Eyesight Wrist Care: Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Last Revised: April 26, 2012 Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review : Adam Husney, MD, MD - Family Medicine PRINT HELPopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API
  11. 11. This infor mation does not r eplace the advice of a doctor . Healthwise, Incor por ated disclaims any war r anty or liability for your use of this infor in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API