Basic guides

What is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?

Polycystic ovary syndrome -- commonly abbreviated to PCOS -- is a hormonal, genetic, metabolic and reproductive disorder that affects up to 10 percent of women. Not only is the cause of PCOS unknown, many wome... Read more...

What is Bell’s palsy?

Bell's palsy is a form of temporary facial paralysis that affects one side of the face. Find out more about it here.

Cast removal: Step-by-step photos

Once you know how a cast saw works without cutting you, you may want to see what the process actually looks like. Here are 10 step-by-step pictures taken while getting a fiberglass cast removed!

Uterine fibroids: Basic guide

What are uterine fibroids? They are common non-cancerous tumors that grow within the wall of the uterus, often found among women of reproductive age.

Is it strep throat?

Proper treatment for strep throat can help you feel better faster - and prevent spreading it to others.

Drug interactions: What you should know

There are more opportunities today than ever before to learn about your health and to take better care of yourself. It is also more important than ever to know about the medicines you take. If you take several... Read more...

How do dentists number teeth?

Your dentist says you need work done on your #17 tooth, which means what? Here, we have your numbers - when it comes to teeth, anyhow.

How the APGAR score works

The APGAR score is a quick and easy measurement of a newborn's response to birth and life outside the womb. Here's how it works.

What causes depression?

Most likely, depression is caused by a combination of genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors, such as...

Basic guide: Developmental Dyspraxia

Developmental Dyspraxia is a disorder that affects motor skill development that affects planning and completing fine motor tasks. Find out more here.

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