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Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus, the symptoms of which include swelling in the jaw and neck. This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at the mumps virus, including how it is transmitted, symptoms, and treatment options.
More common in animals than humans, anthrax is a serious disease caused by the Bacillus anthracis bacterium. This eMedTV article offers an overview of anthrax, offering information about transmission, symptoms, and diagnosis of the disease.
Blood pressure indicates pressure inside your vessels while the heart pumps blood and while it rests. This eMedTV article covers key aspects of blood pressure, like how it is measured, what is considered normal, and what can affect it.
Anxiety is a normal emotion that people may feel occasionally. As this eMedTV article explains, however, excessive worry and fear that is chronic, unremitting, and grows progressively worse is a sign of a more serious condition.
MS is a central nervous system disease that causes people to lose coordination and muscle control. As this eMedTV page explains, it is the leading cause of disability among young adults, and a diagnosis should be made as soon as symptoms occur.
Appendicitis is a serious medical condition, often requiring emergency treatment. This page on the eMedTV Web site provides an in-depth look at this condition, including symptoms, causes, treatment, and more.
Baby Boys' Names
There are thousands of baby boys' names, each with its own meaning, origin, and variations. This eMedTV resource discusses ways to choose a name for your baby boy and provides a link to BabyBuilder -- a database of more than 75,000 baby names.
Baby Girl Names
With all the baby girl names available, choosing the perfect one will take some thought and effort. This eMedTV article offers tips for picking a great name for a baby girl and provides links to a name creation tool containing more than 75,000 names.