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A colposcopy is a test to view a woman's cervix and vagina.
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital heart disease, the most common birth defect, refers to structural problems with a baby’s heart or major blood vessels.
Helping Children Cope with Divorce
The breakup of parents doesn’t have to be catastrophic for children. While divorce is a loss, it can bring positive changes to a family when handled well.
Pain Management for Vaginal Childbirth
Pain management options for vaginal childbirth include epidural, subarachnoid blocks, nitrous oxide and several other alternatives.
When a parathyroid gland becomes enlarged and produces too much parathyroid hormone, a gland may need to be surgically removed.
Brain Tumors: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
A tumor in the brain can be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer). Symptoms vary widely depending on the part of the brain that’s involved.
Neurogenetics uses genome sequencing to understand the cause of brain and nerve disorders, such as Alzheimer's, ALS and many others.
Stimulant Use Disorder
Highly addictive and often dangerous, stimulants increase alertness, attention and energy, while also elevating blood pressure, heart rate and breathing.
A learning disability can affect how a child learns to write, read and do math, as well as communication,social skills, attention, memory and coordination.
Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an autoimmune disorder causing extreme fatigue, caused by disrupted communication between nerve and muscle cells.
Pediatric Sepsis: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
The immune system’s response to an infection can sometimes spin out of control, leading to a life-threatening condition called sepsis. Babies, children, and adolescents can develop sepsis.
Safety Training Simulation
Safety training simulation recreates real-life medical scenarios to help prepare doctors and nurses for emergency situations and natural disasters.
A thyroid nodule is a lump that grows in the thyroid gland at the front of the neck. Ultrasound is the best imaging tool for detecting a thyroid nodule.
Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary artery disease is caused by a gradual buildup of plaque in the arteries. It's the leading cause of death for adults in the United States.
Dupuytren’s contracture, a painful hand condition that deforms fingers and restricts movement, can be effectively treated with Xiaflex or surgery.
Thousands of heart surgeries are performed every day in the United States. Many patients have excellent results—not only do patients survive longer than they used to, they enjoy a good quality of life.
Hostile, Disobedient and Defiant Behavior in Children
A child whose angry outbursts and aggressive behavior makes life difficult may have oppositional defiant disorder (ODD); it affects 16 percent of teens.
Asthma—a chronic inflammation of the airways that causes trouble breathing—affects 5 to 10 percent of children in the United States.