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Episiotomy - Insulin Pumps
This page contains links to eMedTV Other containing information on subjects from Episiotomy to Insulin Pumps. 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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By walking 30 minutes a day on most days of the week, you can begin to see several health benefits. This eMedTV article discusses the benefits of walking and offers some tips on starting a walking program, as well as some safety tips to consider.
- Gleason Score
As this eMedTV article explains, a Gleason score of 2 to 10 is used to grade whether a prostate tumor is likely to be slow-growing or to metastasize (spread). This Web page explains the process by which this score is determined.
People who have a sensitivity to gluten may need to avoid sources of it in their diet. This eMedTV page offers detailed information for those following a gluten-free diet, including how to identify hidden sources of gluten and foods to eat instead.
- Hair Loss
If you've got questions about male pattern baldness, check out this eMedTV selection. It explains what every man ought to know about hair loss, including why it occurs, who is most likely to be affected by it, whether it can be treated, and more.
- Healthy Aging
Moderate physical activity for 30 minutes a day can ensure good health in older adults. This eMedTV page talks more about seniors and exercise, including lists of activities that can help older adults be more active, as well as safety tips.
- Healthy Heart
Good examples of heart healthy foods include walnuts, salmon, and olive oil. As this eMedTV page explains, foods that are high in soluble fiber are also good for your heart. This article offers an in-depth look at foods that can help your heart.
- Healthy Women
Healthy women have regular screening tests, take any needed medications, and live a healthy lifestyle. This eMedTV article provides a variety of tips for healthy women to use to stay healthy for life, including a checklist to take to the doctor.
- Infant Care
Safety, cost, and location are some of the factors to consider when searching for a daycare for your baby. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at other factors to consider during your search, including potential dangers.
- Infant Developmental Milestones
The new abilities your baby learns as she grows are commonly referred to as developmental milestones. This eMedTV article further describes how your healthcare provider will track the progress of your child's developmental milestones.
- Infant Educational Games
This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at several learning games for a one-month-old baby. This article explains how these educational games can help newborn infants improve their senses, increase body awareness, and build up body strength.
- Infant Feeding
An infant's diet starts out as complete liquid but gradually includes solid foods by the first year. This eMedTV Web page provides a chart that illustrates a typical feeding schedule for infants during their first year of life.
A test called the international normalized ratio (INR) measures how long it takes the blood to clot. This eMedTV page explains why this is an important test for people taking blood-thinning drugs, who are at risk for a stroke or uncontrolled bleeding.
- Insulin Pumps
An insulin pump is a small device used to deliver insulin to the body in people with diabetes. This eMedTV resource explains how the device works, explores the benefits and disadvantages of it, and lists side effects that may occur.