Category: Health

Diseases and Syndromes
Hemoptysis symptoms

Hemoptysis symptoms

Hemoptysis symptoms General Considerations Hemoptysis is the expectoration of blood that originates below the vocal cords. It is commonly classified as trivial, mild, or massive the latter defined as ...
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Dyspnoea – Treatment

Dyspnoea – Treatment

Dyspnoea – Treatment Dyspnea is a subjective experience or perception of uncomfortable breathing. However, the relationship between the level of dyspnea and the severity of the underlying diseas...
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Injuries Violence Prevention

Injuries Violence Prevention

Injuries Violence Prevention Injuries remain the most important cause of loss of potential years of life before age 65. Homicide and motor vehicle accidents are a major cause of injury – related...
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Cancer Prevention

Cancer Prevention

Cancer Prevention Cancer Cancer mortality rates continue to decrease in the United States; part of this decrease results from reductions in tobacco use since cigarette smoking is the most important pr...
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Prevention of Physical Inactivity

Prevention of Physical Inactivity

Prevention of Physical Inactivity Lack of sufficient activity is the second most important contributor to preventable deaths, trailing only tobacco use. A sedentary lifestyle has been linked to 28% of...
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Prevention of Osteoporosis

Prevention of Osteoporosis

Prevention of Osteoporosis Osteoporosis, characterized by low bone mineral density, is common and associated with an increase due to the risk of fracture. The lifetime risk of an osteoporotic fracture...