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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

If you are having any symptoms or have any questions, please call 811 to speak with a registered nurse 24 hours a day. OVERVIEW What is an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)? The main blood vessel in your body is the aorta (say: a-or-ta). It is a long blood vessel that reaches from your chest into…

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Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

If you are having any symptoms or have any questions, please call 811 to speak with a registered nurse 24 hours a day. OVERVIEW What is abnormal uterine bleeding? Abnormal uterine bleeding is any bleeding from the uterus (through your vagina) other than your normal monthly period. Having extremely heavy bleeding during your period can…

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Acne

If you are having any symptoms or have any questions, please call 811 to speak with a registered nurse 24 hours a day. OVERVIEW What is acne? Acne is a skin problem that occurs when the hair follicles of your skin are blocked by a mix of dead skin cells and sebum (oil). When this…

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Acne – Isotretinoin

If you are having any symptoms or have any questions, please call 811 to speak with a registered nurse 24 hours a day. What is isotretinoin? Isotretinoin is a medicine used to treat very bad acne. It is usually used for cystic acne that did not get better after treatment with other medicines. It is…

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Acute Bronchitis

If you are having any symptoms or have any questions, please call 811 to speak with a registered nurse 24 hours a day. OVERVIEW What is acute bronchitis? Acute bronchitis is an infection of the bronchial (say: “brawn-kee-ull”) tree. The bronchial tree is made up of the tubes that carry air into your lungs. When…

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Added Sugar- What You Need To Know

If you are having any symptoms or have any questions, please call 811 to speak with a registered nurse 24 hours a day. What is sugar? Sugar is a simple carbohydrate that provides calories for your body to use as energy. Sugar has no other nutritional value. What is the difference between “naturally occurring sugar”…

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Addison’s Disease

If you are having any symptoms or have any questions, please call 811 to speak with a registered nurse 24 hours a day. OVERVIEW What is Addison’s disease? Addison’s disease affects your body’s adrenal glands. The adrenal glands are part of the endocrine system. The endocrine system is a group of glands all over your…

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Adhesive Capsulitis

If you are having any symptoms or have any questions, please call 811 to speak with a registered nurse 24 hours a day. OVERVIEW What is adhesive capsulitis? Adhesive capsulitis (say: “add-he-sive cap-sool-eye-tis”) is when you lose the ability to move your shoulder around in all directions without pain. Healthcare providers sometimes refer to this…

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Adult Immunizations

If you are having any symptoms or have any questions, please call 811 to speak with a registered nurse 24 hours a day. Just because you’re an adult, doesn’t mean you’re immune from certain illnesses. Immunizations are important in staying healthy as an adult. Adults aren’t always good about getting immunized. Many adults don’t know…

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Air Pollution

If you are having any symptoms or have any questions, please call 811 to speak with a registered nurse 24 hours a day. What is air pollution? Air pollution is made up of many kinds of gases, droplets and particles that reduce the quality of the air. Air can be polluted in both the city…

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Air Travel Health Tips

If you are having any symptoms or have any questions, please call 811 to speak with a registered nurse 24 hours a day. How can I improve plane travel? Most people don’t have any problems when they fly, but it’s possible to make airplane travel safer and more comfortable. Here are some tips: Carry enough…

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Alcohol Abuse

If you are having any symptoms or have any questions, please call 811 to speak with a registered nurse 24 hours a day.   Get emergency care if you or a loved one has serious thoughts of suicide or harming others. OVERVIEW How can I tell if alcohol is a problem for me? Alcohol is…

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Alcohol Abuse – Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

If you are having any symptoms or have any questions, please call 811 to speak with a registered nurse 24 hours a day. Get emergency care if you or a loved one has serious thoughts of suicide or harming others. What is alcohol withdrawal syndrome? Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is a set of symptoms that people…

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Alcool Et Vieillissement

L’alcool peut avoir plusieurs effets néfastes sur le corps. L’abus d’alcool peut entraîner ou contribuer à :

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Alcool Et Vieillissement

L’alcool peut avoir plusieurs effets néfastes sur le corps. L’abus d’alcool peut entraîner ou contribuer à :

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