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1918 Flu - Baby Week by Week
This page contains links to eMedTV Other containing information on subjects from 1918 Flu to Baby Week by Week. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- 1918 Flu
The 1918 flu caused the highest number of known flu deaths worldwide, estimated at 50 million to 100 million people. This eMedTV article includes information and statistics related to this flu and explores whether it could happen again.
As with many drugs, alcohol can be misused, and this may lead to dependence (alcoholism). This eMedTV page discusses the difference between alcohol use and abuse. This page also covers possible signs of abuse and lists some treatment options.
The Anopheles mosquito is the only species known to spread malaria. The eMedTV Web page discusses its life cycle in detail, explains how mosquitoes transmit malaria, and measures designed to combat insect biting and control the spread of disease.
Asbestos is a group of minerals used in insulation and other materials (such as brake shoes). As this eMedTV article explains, frequent exposure to it can cause health problems, such as lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis.
- Assisted Delivery
When a normal vaginal delivery is deemed too risky or impossible, a forceps delivery may be used instead. As this eMedTV article explains, with this procedure, the doctor uses forceps to gently pull the baby down the birth canal.
- Baby Names (Health Channel Home)
- Baby Names (Overview Article)
The top 100 baby names are right at your fingertips with the BabyBuilder Web page. Use this free eMedTV name creation tool to search through the top 100 baby names, research names by their meaning, and also view the origin and variations of each name.
- Baby Week by Week
There are several tips that can make taking care of your one-week-old baby easier. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of how to care for your newborn baby during week 1 of his or her life, including information on what to expect during this time.