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    • Sore Throat (Pharyngitis) Most sore throats are caused by viruses or mechanical causes (such as mouth breathing) and can be treated successfully at home....learn more »
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      Sore Throat (Pharyngitis) Article
      • Sore throat facts
      • What causes a sore throat?
      • What are the symptoms of a sore throat?
      • How long should a sore throat last?
      • What are home remedies for a sore throat?
      • What is strep throat and why is it different?
      • When should I seek medical care for a sore throat?
      • What is the treatment for sore throat?
      • What if I have multiple recurrent episodes of strep throat?
      • What can I do if I have a sore throat and am pregnant?
    • Stroke A stroke results from impaired oxygen delivery to brain cells via the bloodstream. A stroke is also referred to as a CVA, or...learn more »
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      Stroke Article
      • Stroke facts
      • What is a stroke?
      • What causes a stroke?
      • What are the risk factors for stroke?
      • What is a transient ischemic attack (TIA)?
      • What is the impact of strokes?
      • What are stroke symptoms?
      • What should be done if you suspect you or someone else is having a stroke?
      • How is a stroke diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment of a stroke?
      • Is surgical treatment done for strokes?
      • What complications can occur after a stroke?
      • What can be done to prevent a stroke?
      • What is in the future for stroke treatment?
    • Heart Disease (Coronary Artery Disease) Heart disease (coronary artery disease) occurs when plaque builds up in the coronary arteries, the vessels that supply blood to...learn more »
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      Heart Disease (Coronary Artery Disease) Article
      • What is heart disease?
      • What are the risk factors for heart disease?
      • What causes heart disease?
      • What are the symptoms of heart disease?
      • How is heart disease diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for heart disease?
      • What is the prognosis for heart disease?
      • Can heart disease be prevented?
    • Histoplasmosis Histoplasmosis is a disease caused by the Histoplasma capsulatum fungus. Symptoms and signs of this infection are fever, dry...learn more »
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      Histoplasmosis Article
      • Histoplasmosis facts
      • What is histoplasmosis?
      • What causes histoplasmosis?
      • What are the symptoms and signs of histoplasmosis?
      • Are there different types of histoplasmosis?
      • How is histoplasmosis transmitted?
      • How is histoplasmosis diagnosed?
      • How is histoplasmosis treated?
      • What are the complications seen with histoplasmosis?
      • How is histoplasmosis prevented?
      • What is the prognosis (outlook) for people with histoplasmosis?
      • Where is more information available on histoplasmosis?
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a lung condition caused by smoking tobacco, exposure to secondhand smoke, and/or...learn more »
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      COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Article
      • What is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?
      • What are the risk factors for COPD?
      • What other diseases or conditions contribute to COPD?
      • What causes COPD?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of COPD?
      • When should I call my doctor about COPD?
      • How is COPD diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for COPD?
      • Home remedies for COPD?
      • Medications for COPD
      • Surgery to COPD
      • Can COPD be prevented?
      • What is the prognosis and life expectancy for a person with COPD?
    • Pleural Effusion Pleural effusion is an excess fluid between the two membranes that envelop the lungs. There are two classifications of causes of...learn more »
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      Pleural Effusion Article
      • What is pleural effusion?
      • What causes pleural effusion?
      • What are the risk factors for pleural effusion?
      • What are the symptoms and signs of pleural effusion?
      • When should I seek medical care for pleural effusion?
      • How is pleural effusion diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for pleural effusion?
      • What are the complications of pleural effusion?
      • Can pleural effusion be prevented?
      • What is the prognosis for pleural effusion?
      • Pleural Effusion At A Glance

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