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eMedTV Health Topics A-Z

CHF - Cholera

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from CHF to Cholera. 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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  • Chickenpox (Health Channel Home)
    Chickenpox, a disease caused by the varicella zoster virus, results in itchy blisters, tiredness, and fever. This eMedTV channel offers articles on the cause, symptoms, and treatment of this infectious disease -- as well as how many people it affects.
  • Chickenpox (Overview Article)
    Chickenpox is an infectious disease characterized by itchy blisters, tiredness, and fever. This page from the eMedTV site explains this illness in more detail, including information on its causes, symptoms, and treatments.
  • Chickenpox Vaccine
    The chickenpox (varicella) vaccine is the best way to prevent chickenpox. This eMedTV article provides an overview of the vaccine and its effectiveness. This page also provides information on the side effects and safety of the vaccine.
  • Childhood AML
    Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) can affect both children and adults. This eMedTV segment offers an overview of childhood AML, including information on symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment options.
  • Childhood Depression
    Children who are depressed may suffer from low-self esteem and have a hard time getting along with others. This eMedTV Web page provides detailed information about childhood depression, including its types, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Childhood Disintegrative Disorder
    Childhood disintegrative disorder is a rare type of autism spectrum disorder. As this eMedTV page explains, it is characterized by a profound loss of vocabulary, motor skills, and social skills. It usually occurs between the ages of three and four.
  • Childhood Leukemia
    Childhood leukemia is a form of cancer in which blood-forming tissue produces abnormal blood cells. This eMedTV article describes the types of leukemia most common among children, including information about risk factors and symptoms.
  • Childhood Liver Cancer
    The two types of liver cancer in children are hepatoblastoma and hepatocellular carcinoma. This eMedTV article discusses these conditions in detail, including treatment options, prognosis, risk factors, and symptoms.
  • Childhood Obesity
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains that obesity in children has increased by four times over the past 40 years. This article discusses statistics on childhood obesity, as well as current obesity trends.
  • Children's Acetaminophen
    Children's acetaminophen is a non-prescription drug used to reduce fever and pain in children ages 2 to 11. This eMedTV page offers a more in-depth look at children's acetaminophen and its specific uses, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Children's Tylenol
    Children's Tylenol is a nonprescription drug approved for treating minor pain in children ages 2 to 11. This eMedTV page further explains what this medication is used for and offers information on dosing, warnings, and possible side effects.
  • Chiropractic
    This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at chiropractic care, which entails hands-on therapy called manipulation. Licensing requirements, the goals of treatment, and various statistics are also provided.
  • Chlamydia (Health Channel Home)
    Chlamydia is an STD that often has no symptoms, but can lead to very serious complications. This eMedTV page describes what you'll learn on eMedTV's Chlamydia Channel, including specific complications that chlamydia can cause (such as PID or epididymitis)
  • Chlamydia (Overview Article)
    Chlamydia is an STD that is often unknowingly passed to others through sexual contact. As this eMedTV Web article explains, there are usually no symptoms. However, the disease is often fully curable if diagnosed and treated early.
  • Chlorambucil
    Chlorambucil can help reduce symptoms in people with lymphoma or chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This eMedTV Web page features an overview of this prescription medication, including how it works, dosing tips, safety precautions, and links to more details.
  • Chlordiazepoxide
    Chlordiazepoxide is a prescribed medication that is licensed to treat anxiety and alcohol withdrawal. This eMedTV article offers a detailed overview of this medication, explaining how it works, possible side effects, tips on taking it safely, and more.
  • Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline
    Chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline is a drug that is prescribed to treat depression associated with anxiety. This eMedTV Web page explains how the combination medicine works, offers general dosing information, and describes the effects of the drug.
  • Chloroquine
    Available by prescription, chloroquine is an antimalarial drug that can also be used to treat amebiasis. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at this medication, including safety precautions, dosing guidelines, and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Chlorothiazide
    Chlorothiazide is a prescription drug that is used to treat water retention and control high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment explains how the medication works, offers dosing information, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Chlorpheniramine
    Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine drug approved to treat the common cold, allergies, and hives. This eMedTV resource explains how the medication works, offers general dosing information, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Chlorpromazine
    Chlorpromazine is a drug used to treat nausea or vomiting, schizophrenia, tetanus, and other conditions. This eMedTV article lists other uses for the prescription drug, explains how it works, and offers some general dosing information.
  • Chlorthalidone
    Chlorthalidone is a diuretic that can be used to treat fluid retention and high blood pressure. This eMedTV page takes a detailed look at the prescription drug, noting in particular how it works, how and when to take it, and its possible side effects.
  • Cholera
    Cholera, an acute illness characterized by diarrhea, is caused by an infection in the intestines. This eMedTV resource provides an overview of the causes, transmission, and prevention of this illness, and also links to other resources on this topic.
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