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  1. Back to Work?
  2. Breastfeeding atWork
  3. How the Heart Works
  4. Work Closely With Your Doctor Get ideas on how to work with your doctor to make the most of your visits.
  5. Work Closely With Your Doctor Looks at forming a partnership with your doctor to manage your care. Suggests taking an active role by asking questions about treatment choices and costs, learning on your own, and prepping for office visits. Offers questions to ask when choosing a doctor.
  6. Eye Protection for Work and Sports
  7. Healthy Weight: What Works Learn three proven strategies to help reach a healthy weight.
  8. Quick Tips: Diabetes and Shift Work
  9. Pregnancy: Work and School Issues
  10. Dialysis: Measuring How Well It Works
  11. Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  12. Working With More Than One Doctor
  13. Sherri's Story: Medicines Do Work
  14. How Your Joints Work
  15. Quick Tips: Making the Best of Shift Work
  16. Ergonomics: Setting Up Your Work Area Learn how your work area affects your health and safety and how to set it up.
  17. Healthy Eating: What Will Make It Work for You? Get help finding your own reason to adopt a healthy-eating lifestyle.
  18. Lead Poisoning: Tips for Those Who Work With Lead
  19. Help Your Working Teen Balance Responsibilities and Set Priorities
  20. Quick Tips: Modifying Your Home and Work Area When You Have Arthritis
  21. Workplace Health
  22. Managing Job Stress Covers major sources of job stress that can lead to burnout. Includes stressors such as lack of control or job insecurity. Looks at reducing stress by talking with your supervisor, managing time, unplugging from the office, and knowing when to quit.
  23. Diabetes: Insulin's Role Learn how insulin works and why diabetes causes high blood sugar.
  24. Positive Thinking: Susan's Story Learn how one working mom trained herself to stop negative thoughts.
  25. Pacemaker for Bradycardia Discusses pacemakers used to treat bradycardia. Discusses various types of pacemakers. Covers how they work and how well they work, risks, and possible side effects.
  26. Sleep Apnea: Using CPAP Learn how CPAP works and how to use a CPAP machine to treat sleep apnea.
  27. Changing Negative Thoughts Learn how to train your brain to work for you, not against you.
  28. Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair Discusses laparoscopic surgery to repair hernias in the groin. Covers why it's done and how well it works. Covers risks. Includes conditions that may not work with laparoscopic surgery. Covers things to think about when choosing laparoscopic hernia repair.
  29. Stroke: What Is Stroke Rehab? Learn how stroke rehab works and how it can help you get stronger and feel better.
  30. Whipple Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer Looks at a type of surgery that removes cancer from the pancreas. Covers why surgery is done and how well it works. Also covers risks.
  31. Goniotomy for Congenital Glaucoma Covers surgery used to treat congenital glaucoma in children. Looks at what to expect after surgery, how well it works, and risks.
  32. Trabeculotomy for Congenital Glaucoma Looks at surgery for children who have congenital glaucoma. Covers risks and how well it works.
  33. Generalized Anxiety Disorder Covers causes and symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder. Treatment includes medicine or therapy or both. Discusses working with your doctor to find the medicine that works best for you. Covers applied relaxation therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy.
  34. Direct Renin Inhibitors for High Blood Pressure Looks at direct renin inhibitors to help control high blood pressure. Lists generic name (aliskiren) and brand name (Tekturna). Covers how direct renin inhibitors work. Includes how well they work and side effects.
  35. Make the Most of Your Doctor Visit Learn how to be an active partner in your care so you can get the most from your next doctor visit.
  36. Harmful Noise Levels
  37. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Pain Management Covers using cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) to learn ways to relax, reduce stress, and help you cope with pain. Looks at why it is done and what to expect after treatment. Includes info on how well it works.
  38. Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) Discusses uterine fibroid embolization (also known as uterine artery embolization), a procedure that blocks blood flow to fibroids in uterus. Covers what to expect after treatment. Explains why UFE is done and how well it works. Covers risks.
  39. Nephrectomy Covers surgical removal of all or part of the kidney. Discusses why it may be done, such as for kidney cancer or to remove a damaged kidney. Looks at how well it works and the risks.
  40. Checking Peak Flow Learn how to use a peak flow meter to check how well your lungs are working.
  41. Laparoscopic Surgery for Endometriosis Discusses laparoscopy to diagnose and remove mild to moderate endometriosis. Covers why it is done and what to expect after surgery. Includes how well laparoscopic surgery works and possible risks. Discusses infertility.
  42. Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins Discusses sclerotherapy to treat varicose veins. Includes info on spider veins. Looks at how well sclerotherapy works and what to expect after treatment. Discusses risks.
  43. Osteotomy for Osteoarthritis Covers surgery (osteotomy) to remove a wedge of bone near a damaged joint. Looks at why it is done and what to expect after surgery. Covers physical therapy. Includes info on how well it works and the risks of surgery.
  44. Barrier Methods of Birth Control Covers barrier methods of birth control plus using a spermicide. Includes diaphragm, cervical cap, male condom and female condom, and spermicidal foam, sponges, and film. Covers risks and how well each method works.
  45. Tube-Shunt Surgery for Glaucoma Looks at a surgery for glaucoma typically used after a trabeculectomy has failed. Covers how it is done and what to expect after surgery. Also covers risks and how well it works.
  46. Root Canal Treatment Describes root canal surgery in detail. Covers what to expect after surgery, why surgery is done, and how well it works. Lists risks involved. Also provides a list of suggested questions to ask your doctor about root canal treatment.
  47. Myomectomy Discusses surgical removal of fibroids from uterus. Covers hysteroscopy, laparoscopy, and laparotomy. Looks at what to expect after surgery and how well it works. Explains possible risks. Discusses hysterectomy, infertility, and miscarriage.
  48. Partial Hip Replacement Covers surgery to replace the ball, but not the socket, of the hip joint. Looks at why it is done and how well it works. Discusses what to expect after surgery and living with a hip replacement.
  49. Arthroplasty for Rheumatoid Arthritis Discusses arthroplasty, joint replacement surgery for conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. Covers why it is done. Also covers how well it works and the risks.
  50. Arthroscopy for Rheumatoid Arthritis Discusses arthroscopic surgery, used to treat joint pain for those with rheumatoid arthritis. Covers how well it works and the risks.
  51. Vasectomy Reversal (Vasovasostomy) Discusses vasovasostomy, a procedure to reconnect the vas deferens tubes that were cut during a vasectomy. Covers what to expect after surgery and how well it works. Also covers risks.
  52. Endometrial Ablation Discusses procedure to destroy (ablate) the uterine lining, or endometrium. Explains that it is done to control heavy, prolonged uterine bleeding. Looks at how well it works and risks.
  53. Nd:YAG Laser Posterior Capsulotomy After Cataract Surgery Discusses laser surgery called Nd:YAG posterior capsulotomy. Covers cloudiness that may happen after cataract surgery, sometimes called aftercataract. Discusses why surgery is done, how well it works, and risks.
  54. Vasectomy Discusses vasectomy, a permanent method of birth control for men. Covers how it is done and what to expect after surgery. Discusses how well it works and risks. Also provides info on reconnecting the vas deferens (vasectomy reversal).
  55. Transurethral Prostatectomy for Prostatitis Briefly discusses surgery to remove the prostate gland through the urethra. Covers why it is done and how well it works. Lists risks.
  56. Radical Prostatectomy Looks at surgery to remove the prostate gland in those who have prostate cancer. Covers traditional and laparoscopic surgery. Covers how well it works. Looks at risks.
  57. Shoulder Replacement Surgery Covers shoulder surgery to replace the ends of bones in a damaged joint. Includes what to expect after surgery, continued recovery, and living with a shoulder replacement. Looks at why it is done, how well it works, and the risks of surgery.
  58. Creating a Personal Health Record Learn what medical records are and why you need them, and get tips on how to organize them.
  59. Lactic Acid Dehydrogenase (LDH) Discusses test to help diagnose lung disease, lymphoma, anemia, liver disease, and also to see how well chemotherapy is working during treatment for lymphoma. Looks at possible results.
  60. Induction Abortion Describes different methods used to induce labor and delivery for pregnancy termination. Lists what to expect after procedure and during recovery. Covers why it is done and how well it works. Also lists risks involved. Offers points to consider about the procedure.
  61. Lung Surgery for Lung Cancer Looks at lung surgery (called thoracotomy) to treat lung cancer. Covers how it is done and what to expect after surgery. Covers its risks and how well it works. Offers illustrations on three types of surgery: wedge resection, lobectomy, and pneumonectomy.
  62. Interactive Tool: How Many Calories Did You Burn? Helps you calculate the number of calories burned during exercise and daily activities like walking. Explains that you don't have to "work out" to be active. Covers building more physical activity into your daily life.
  63. Cardiac Rehab: What Is It? Learn how cardiac rehab works and how it can help you get stronger and feel better.
  64. Arrhythmia: What Is an ICD? Learn how an ICD works and how it can help your heart.
  65. Plantar Fascia Release Discusses open surgery and endoscopic surgery to help relieve foot and heel pain from plantar fasciitis. Describes how it is done and what to expect after surgery. Covers how well it works and the risks.
  66. Acetaminophen for Osteoarthritis Covers acetaminophen to treat osteoarthritis. Lists generic and brand names such as Tylenol. Looks at why they are used and how well they work. Includes possible side effects, which are rare.
  67. Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation Discusses nonsurgical procedure, called catheter ablation, for atrial fibrillation if medicine is not effective or not tolerated. Also discusses implanting a pacemaker. Looks at why procedure is done, how well it works, and possible risks.
  68. Electrical Cardioversion for Atrial Fibrillation Discusses procedure that uses electric current to reset heart's rhythm to its regular pattern. Covers its use to stop atrial fibrillation. Discusses what to expect after treatment, how well it works, and risks.
  69. Open Inguinal Hernia Repair (Herniorrhaphy, Hernioplasty) Discusses surgery that involves an incision to repair hernias in the groin. Covers why surgery is done and how well it works. Covers risks. Covers things to think about when having hernia repair surgery (herniorrhaphy).
  70. Tooth Extraction Describes surgery to remove a tooth that is damaged. Discusses why surgery is done and how well it works. Covers what to expect after surgery. Covers possible risks. Offers home care tips. Provides questions to ask your dentist about tooth extraction.
  71. Surgery for Ovarian Cysts Looks at surgery for ovarian cysts. Explains why surgery is done and how well it works. Discusses what to expect after surgery. Covers risk and points to consider when facing surgery for ovarian cysts. Includes questions for your doctor.
  72. Counseling for HIV Infection Discusses counseling to help HIV-infected people and their families or caregivers. Covers types of counseling, including interpersonal, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic therapy. Covers why it is done and how well it works.
  73. Radiation Treatment for Cancer Discusses radiation therapy, including external, internal, and systemic forms. Covers how it works. Also covers risks of radiation and side effects that may occur right away or later.
  74. Open Carpal Tunnel Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Covers open surgery to release pressure on the median nerve to relieve carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms in your hand. Looks at how the surgery is done, how well it works, and what to expect after surgery. Includes info on risks.
  75. Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Covers endoscopic surgery to release pressure on the median nerve to relieve carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms in your hand. Looks at how the surgery is done, how well it works, and what to expect after surgery. Includes info on risks.
  76. Rubber Band Ligation for Hemorrhoids Describes rubber band ligation, a procedure in which the hemorrhoid is tied off at its base with rubber bands. Covers why it is done and how well it works. Also covers risks. Discusses what to expect after treatment.
  77. Infrared Photocoagulation for Hemorrhoids Has info on infrared photocoagulation, a procedure in which an intense beam of infrared light is used to cause scar tissue, which cuts off the blood supply to the hemorrhoid. Covers how well it works and risks. Covers what to expect after the procedure.
  78. Fertility Awareness Discusses natural family planning or periodic abstinence as a form of birth control. Covers using one of six basic methods to either get pregnant or avoid getting pregnant. Covers how each method works and what could affect the method.
  79. Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins Discusses treating varicose and spider veins with a laser. Covers simple and endovenous laser treatment. Looks at sclerotherapy. Discusses why laser treatment is done and what to expect after treatment. Covers how well it works and possible side effects.
  80. Electrical Nerve Stimulation for Chronic Pain Covers using an electrical current to treat chronic pain. Explains how peripheral nerve and spinal cord stimulation is done, why it is done, and how well it works. Includes possible risks related to the treatment.
  81. Breast Reduction Discusses breast reduction surgery to reshape and reduce breast size. Looks at why it is done and how well it works. Covers what to expect after surgery. Looks at risks, such as scars and infection. Covers what to think about when having breast reduction.
  82. Angioplasty for Peripheral Arterial Disease of the Legs Discusses angioplasty for peripheral arterial disease of the legs. Looks at why and how it is done. Covers risks and how well it works. Covers things to think about when choosing angioplasty.
  83. Nephrotic Syndrome Discusses nephrotic syndrome, a sign kidneys aren't working right. Includes high levels of protein in urine, low levels of protein in blood, and high cholesterol. Discusses swelling (edema) and kidney failure. Covers causes like diabetes. Covers treatment.
  84. Total Hip Replacement Surgery Covers surgery to replace ends of both bones in a damaged joint to create new joint surfaces. Includes slideshow on hip replacement. Looks at why it is done and how well it works. Discusses what to expect after surgery and living with a hip replacement.
  85. Synovectomy for Rheumatoid Arthritis Discusses synovectomy, surgery done to remove inflamed joint tissue resulting from rheumatoid arthritis. Covers why it's done and what to expect after surgery, including a need for physical therapy. Also covers how well it works and risks.
  86. Percutaneous Discectomy for a Lumbar Herniated Disc Covers surgical removal of herniated disc material that presses on a nerve root or the spinal cord. Discusses why it may be done such as for a bulging disc, to relieve pain, or help prevent serious nerve damage. Looks at how well it works and risks.
  87. Lumbar Spinal Fusion (Arthrodesis) Covers a surgical procedure that joins, or fuses, two or more vertebrae to treat low back pain. Looks at why it is done and what to expect after surgery. Includes how well it works and possible risks.
  88. Tricyclic and Tetracyclic Antidepressants for Low Back Pain Covers use of tricyclic and tetracyclic antidepressant medicines to treat low back pain. Includes generic and brand names such as amitriptyline and maprotiline. Explains how well they work and possible side effects.
  89. Uterine Fibroids: Should I Use GnRH-A Therapy? Guides you through decision to use gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists (GnRH-a) medicines to treat uterine fibroids. Discusses how GnRH-a therapy works. Lists reasons for and against. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  90. Exercise Electrocardiogram (Stress Test) See how a stress test works and how it's done.
  91. Ergonomics: Exercises to Do While Sitting Learn seated exercises you can do atwork or at home that can help you relieve stress and strain.
  92. Anticoagulants for Coronary Artery Disease Looks at medicines to slow blood clotting, also called blood thinners. Includes heparin and warfarin. Explains its use to lower risk of heart attack and stroke and use after angioplasty. Info on how well medicine works and side effects.
  93. Angioplasty for Coronary Artery Disease Covers procedure, which is also called percutaneous coronary intervention, to widen narrow coronary arteries for stable angina and heart attack. Links to a slideshow of angioplasty. Describes use of stent and balloon to open artery. Explains why it's done and when it's not done. Includes how well it works, risks, and recovery time.
  94. Bile Acid Sequestrants for High Cholesterol Covers bile acid sequestrants drugs to treat high cholesterol. Includes generic and brand names such as cholestyramine and colesevelam (Welchol). Covers why they are used, how well they work, and side effects. Includes info on when to take.
  95. Nicotinic Acid (Niacin) for High Cholesterol Covers nicotinic acid medicine to treat high cholesterol. Includes generic and brand names such as niacin (Niacor and Niaspan). Looks at why it is used and how well it works. Includes possible side effects.
  96. Allergy Shots for Allergic Rhinitis Explains what allergy-shot immunotherapy is, why it is done, and what allergies it can help. Covers how it is done, how well it works, and what to expect after treatment. Covers risk factors.
  97. Corticosteroids (Intra-Articular) for Osteoarthritis Covers corticosteroids injected into the joint space of arthritic joints. Lists generic and brand names such as betamethasone acetate (Celestone) and methylprednisolone acetate (Depo-Medrol). Looks at how well they work and side effects.
  98. Short-Acting Beta2-Agonists for Quick Relief of Asthma Symptoms Looks at bronchodilator medicines for asthma. Lists generic and brand names, such as albuterol (Proventil), levalbuterol (Xopenex), and terbutaline. Info on how well beta-2 agonists work, side effects, and warning not to overuse.
  99. ADHD: Helping Your Child Get the Most From School Covers helping a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder succeed in school. Discusses working with teachers and other school personnel. Also covers helping your child control symptoms. Includes interactive test to measure what you've learned.
  100. Anticonvulsants for Chronic Low Back Pain Covers anticonvulsants to treat chronic low back pain. Lists generic and brand names such as carbamazepine (Tegretol) and gabapentin (Neurontin). Includes why they are used and how well they work. Looks at possible side effects.

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