Diseases and Conditions

Know how to prevent, treat and control the symptoms of various diseases and medical conditions. We explain what's happening in your body when disease strikes, and what you can do to feel better faster.

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Will osteoporosis make you shorter? Are you at risk? How can you prevent it? Get answers to these questions and more with these osteoporosis questions and answers from HowStuffWorks.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

What are common treatment options for osteoporosis? Find out in this article about osteoporosis treatment from HowStuffWorks.

Asking your doctor the right questions about osteoporosis could help you and your doctor pinpoint the best treatment for you. Learn what questions to ask your osteoporosis doctor in this article from HowStuffWorks.

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Flu is short for influenza virus. Learn how the flu virus works and why antibiotics won't help you fight it.

By Stephanie Watson

What are the definitions of HIV and AIDS terms? Learn about the symptoms and spreading of HIV and AIDS.

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There are many alternative treatments out there that can treat arthritis. Take a look at this article and see what we have uncovered about alternative remedies to alleviate symptoms associated with arthritis.

By Scott Fishman, M.D.

Arthritis is a disease that afflicts millions of people with moderate to severe pain in joints all over the body. Learn more about arthritis and how opiates can help with long term care.

By Scott Fishman, M.D.

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Arthritis drugs can be used to alleviate the symptoms that are associated with this disease. Discover the options and benefits of using these drugs to treat arthritis.

By Scott Fishman, M.D.

For mild cases of arthritis there is a good chance that over the counter drugs could alleviate some if not all of the side effects associated with the disease. Learn more about over the counter medicines that can help with your arthritis.

By Scott Fishman, M.D.

Arthritis and heredity are commonly linked to one another. Discover what you need to know about this interesting relationship between heredity and this disease.

By Scott Fishman, M.D.

Arthritis pain Q&A will give you the information that you need to help answer your arthritis questions. Read about the arthritis pain Q&A to become more informed of this multifaceted disease.

By Scott Fishman, M.D.

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If you've never received a flu shot you could be at risk of catching symptoms of the flu. Check out facts, tips, and preventative information about the cold and flu.

If you have a cold or flu, knock your illness out with the right treatment. Learn how to prevent and cure the flu old and modern remedy options.

This article on prostate cancer basics gives an overview of this common type of cancer that afflicts millions of people. Learn more about this type of cancer and what you can do if you are diagnosed with it.

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Testicular cancer is a common type of cancer found in men of all ages. Learn more about testicular cancer and what you can do to prevent this disease from effecting your body.

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Coronary heart disease, or CHD, can effect the body in many ways. In this article you will learn more about symptoms, risks and prevention of this disease.

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What are the coronary risk factors? In this article learn more about the signs, causes and prevention of this disease.

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Certain foods are commonly associated with reflux events. Learn about food and GERD in this article.

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Learn how GERD is diagnosed in this article.

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Learn more about gastroesophageal reflux disease in this article.

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If you want to protect yourself and your family against a virus or flu, you should consider getting the flu shot. Check out facts, tips, and preventative information about the cold and flu.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

The best way to prevent seasonal flu is by getting a seasonal flu vaccination each year. Check out facts, tips, and preventative information about the cold and flu.

If you want to protect yourself and family from getting the flu, you definitely need to check out these 10 tips. Check out facts, tips, and preventative information about the cold and flu.

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You may have never caught the flu, but that doesn't mean you're invincible. Check out facts, tips, and preventative information about the cold and flu.

The best way to prevent seasonal flu is by getting a seasonal flu vaccination each year. Check out facts, tips, and preventative information about the cold and flu.