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Back Injuries - Cardiac Rehabilitation
This page contains links to eMedTV Other containing information on subjects from Back Injuries to Cardiac Rehabilitation. 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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- Back Injuries
As this eMedTV article explains, practicing good posture, supporting your back properly, and avoiding heavy lifting can help with back injury prevention. This resource includes helpful information on how you can keep your back safe.
- Bat Rabies
If you are bitten by a bat, don't wait to seek medical attention. This eMedTV article discusses bats and rabies, including information about what to do if there is a bat in your house and tips for bat-proofing your home.
- Bloody Show
Bloody show -- a normal sign of prelabor -- refers to mucus that is tinged pink or streaked with blood. This eMedTV selection further explains this sign, including why it occurs and its relevance to labor.
- BMI Calculator
A BMI calculator helps determines a person's body mass index. This section of the eMedTV library provides a BMI calculator that you can use to figure out your body mass index, as well as information to help you interpret your results.
- Body Mass Index Calculator
A body mass index calculator is a tool for determining BMI without using a formula. This portion of the eMedTV archives includes a calculator for body mass index that can be used to help you determine if you are at a healthy weight.
- Braxton Hicks Contractions
Braxton Hicks are a sign that your body is preparing for childbirth, not a sign of actual labor. This eMedTV article explains Braxton Hicks contractions and offers suggestions for alleviating them.
- Breast Milk
Breast milk has three distinct stages: colostrum, transitional milk, and mature milk. This page from the eMedTV library describes the composition of breast milk in more detail and explains how mature milk is further broken down into two types.
Before you decide to stop breastfeeding in order to take medications, take a look at this eMedTV article to help you determine whether certain medications are safe to use while you are nursing. It also offers resources that can help in your decision.
- Cardiac Rehabilitation
Cardiac rehab involves exercise, education, and counseling to help heart disease patients recover faster. This eMedTV article explains the benefits associated with these programs and provides information about finding one near you.