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2009 Swine Flu Outbreak
Learn all about the 2009 swine flu outbreak -- There is no vaccine to protect humans from swine flu.
5 Ways to Save Money On Dental Costs
Save Money On Dental Costs
Alcohol Terms Explained
A standard drink has about half an ounce (13.7 grams or 1.2 tablespoons) of pure alcohol.
Are You Ready for Extreme Heat?
Information on the dangers of extreme heat and ways to prevent them
Asbestos
An information guide on asbestos and asbestos abatement. Also discusses vermiculite and how it relates to asbestos.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among females in the United States.
Could you be at risk for Legionnaires?
Legionnaires is a unique ailment that can have destructive consequences
Deaf Awareness Week
Deaf people can do anything except hear! - I. King Jordon
EPA Asbestos Guide
Comprehensive EPA guide to asbestos
Egg Safety
Egg-associated illness caused by Salmonella is a serious public health problem.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Effective treatments for anxiety disorders are available, and research is yielding new, improved therapies.
Hay Fever
The most appropriate medication depends on the type and severity of symptoms.
Hidden Home Health Hazards
How to test for radon and mold, and what to do if they're in your home
How to Adopt a No Smoking Policy for your HOA
Steps to help guide the process of adopting a no smoking policy for your community.
National Cholesterol Education Month
High blood cholesterol affects over 65 million Americans. It is a serious condition that increases your risk for heart disease.
National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month
Medicine misuse as the nationís second biggest drug problem.
Obesity Paper
Overweight and obesity are both labels for ranges of weight that are greater than what is generally considered healthy.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
People with OCD may be plagued by persistent, unwelcome thoughts or images, or by the urgent need to engage in certain rituals.
Pets and Asthma
The most effective method to control animal allergens in the home is to not allow animals in the home.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
People with PTSD have persistent frightening thoughts and memories of their ordeal and feel emotionally numb.
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Safety at Home
Great safety tips for home-how to prevent poisonings, falls, fires, suffocation and other mishaps including keeping your home safe from intruders.
Secondhand Smoke and Asthma
Many of the health effects of secondhand smoke, including asthma, are most clearly seen in children.
Selecting The Right Senior Housing For Your Parents
Learn more about in-home care, assisted living facilities and nursing homes.
September is Baby Safety Month
Most deaths are associated with cribs, baby baths/bath seats, and playpens.
Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder)
People with social phobia have a persistent, intense, and chronic fear of being watched and judged by others.
The Different Forms of Depression
There are several forms of depressive disorders. The most common are major depressive disorder and dysthymic disorder.
Toxic Mold Environments: Moisture and My Home
Toxic Mold:Health Risks, Detection, Prevention, and Remediation
What Are Eating Disorders?
Eating disorders are very complex, despite scientific research to understand them.
What are Anxiety Disorders?
Effective treatments for anxiety disorders are available, and research is yielding new, improved therapies that can help.
What are Dust Mites?
Common house dust may contain asthma triggers. When you are treating your house for dust mites, try these simple steps.
What is Binge Drinking?
binge drinking as a pattern of drinking that brings a personís blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.08 grams percent or above.
What is Bipolar Disorder?
Bipolar disorder causes dramatic mood swings from overly "high" and/or irritable to sad and hopeless, and then back again.
What is Depression?
Depression is more than just feeling "down in the dumps" or "blue" for a few days.
What is Panic Disorder?
Panic attacks can occur at any time, even during sleep. An attack usually peaks within 10 minutes.
Work Related Hearing Loss
Noise-induced hearing loss is one of the most common occupational diseases
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