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Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition that involves problems paying attention. It also involves acting on impulse. Many people think ADHD is just a childhood illness, but it can continue into adulthood.
A child with an autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) does not develop normally in several ways, such as having problems communicating and getting along with others. ASDs may also be called:
An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a device that gives an electric shock to the heart. It can be placed on a person’s chest to restart the heart if it suddenly stops beating.
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 bacterial meningitis? Meningitis is an infection of the tissues and fluid that surround the brain and spinal cord. When bacteria cause the infection, it is called bacterial meningitis. Meningitis is…
Meningitis is an infection of the tissues and fluid that surround the brain and spinal cord. When bacteria cause the infection, it is called bacterial meningitis.
A barium enema is a procedure in which X-rays and barium are used to examine your large intestine (colon) and rectum. Barium is a liquid that can be seen on X-rays.
A barium X-ray exam is a procedure in which your personal healthcare provider uses barium liquid and X-rays to examine your esophagus, stomach, and small intestine. Barium is a liquid that will show up on an X-ray image. A barium exam of these organs is also called an upper gastrointestinal (GI) barium study, or upper...
Bathrooms can be a dangerous part of the home. Common bathroom accidents include scalds, fainting from heat, falls, and poisoning.
Bedbugs are reddish brown bugs about the size of an apple seed that bite people when they sleep. Bedbugs are not attracted to dirt and grime. They seek warmth, human blood, and carbon dioxide. Anyone sleeping in a room with bedbugs can be bitten.
Enuresis (bed-wetting) is the term used for urinating while asleep. It is considered normal until at least age 6.