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  1. Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)
  2. ICD: Living Well With It Discusses how to live with an implantablecardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), a device that helps control heart rhythm. Gives safety guidelines and tips for travel, exercise, and managing anxiety.
  3. Heart Failure: Should I Get an ImplantableCardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)? Guides you through decision to get an implantablecardioverterdefibrillator (ICD). Gives information about ICDs and asks questions to help you learn if an ICD is right for you. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you decide.
  4. Heart Rhythm Problems: Should I Get an ImplantableCardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)? Topic guides reader through decision to get an ICD for heart rhythm problems. Provides general overview of what ICDs are and what heart rhythm problems can be helped with ICDs. Lists benefits and possible complications of getting an ICD.
  5. Pacemaker: Living Well With It Discusses pacemakers to control heart rhythm. Gives information on safety guidelines and tips for exercise and travel.
  6. Arrhythmia: What Is an ICD? Learn how an ICD works and how it can help your heart.
  7. Arrhythmia: LivingWithaPacemaker Learn how to adjust to life withapacemaker and have an active, healthy life.
  8. Heart Failure: Should I Get aPacemaker (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)? Guides through decision to get apacemaker for heart failure. Answers common questions about pacemakers, such as how they work and are placed. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  9. Turning Off Your ICD
  10. Pacemaker Placement: Returning Home See some tips for taking care of yourself after your procedure.
  11. Pacemaker Placement See what you can expect and how to prepare for getting apacemaker.
  12. 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.
  13. Living With an Ostomy
  14. Cochlear Implants
  15. Dental Implants
  16. Living Will
  17. Living With Chronic Pain Learn about chronic pain and what you can do to feel better.
  18. Living Organ Donation
  19. histrelin (implant)
  20. buprenorphine (implant)
  21. goserelin (implant)
  22. etonogestrel (implant)
  23. Cochlear Implants and Meningitis
  24. Joyce's Story: Feeling Better WithaPacemaker
  25. rotavirus vaccine, live (oral)
  26. typhoid vaccine (live), oral
  27. zoster vaccine live
  28. Living With a Spinal Cord Injury
  29. Atrial Fibrillation: Living Well Learn how to have a healthy, active lifestyle with atrial fibrillation.
  30. Tube Feeding: LivingWitha Feeding Tube Explains artificial nutrition using tube feeding. Covers how a tube is inserted (gastrostomy) and how the tube is used for feeding. Helps you understand daily life witha feeding tube, including caring for the tube and avoiding common problems.
  31. Independent Living for People With Disabilities
  32. Diabetes: LivingWith an Insulin Pump
  33. Izzy's Story: LivingWith the DASH Diet
  34. Vision Problems: LivingWith Poor Eyesight
  35. Birth Control Hormones: The Implant
  36. dexamethasone intravitreal implant
  37. fluocinolone ophthalmic implant
  38. Pacemaker for Heart Failure (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)
  39. Intraocular Lens (IOL) Implants
  40. Tubal Ligation and Tubal Implants
  41. Caring for Your Implanted Port Learn what an implanted port is and how to care for it at home.
  42. Penile Implants for Erection Problems
  43. Corneal Ring Implants for Nearsightedness
  44. Breast Implant Surgery for Breast Reconstruction
  45. Electrical Cardioversion (Defibrillation) for a Fast Heart Rate
  46. Heart Rate Problems: Should I Get aPacemaker? Topic guides reader through decision to get apacemaker for heart rate problems. Provides general overview of what pacemakers are and what heart problems can be helped with pacemakers. Lists benefits and possible complications of getting apacemaker.
  47. What to Do if Your Cardiac Device Is Recalled Explains what a recall of a medical device is. Mentions that failure or recall of cardiac devices is rare. Covers the FDA classes of recall. Explains what to do if your cardiac device is recalled.
  48. Cardiac Device Monitoring
  49. Living With More Than One Health Problem
  50. Type 1 Diabetes: Children LivingWith the Disease Covers type 1 diabetes in children. Includes info on managing diabetes. Discusses using glucose monitors for blood glucose testing. Includes links to info on dealing with diabetes in school. Includes info on hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia.
  51. Heart Rhythm Problems and Driving
  52. Heart Rhythm Problems: How to Travel Safely
  53. Progestin-Only Hormonal Methods (Mini-Pills, Implants, and Shots) Looks at progestin-only hormonal methods (mini-pills, implants, and shots) to prevent pregnancy. Includes generic and brand names such as medroxyprogesterone acetate (Depo-Provera). Covers how well they work and side effects.
  54. Arrhythmias and Sexual Activity
  55. 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 apacemaker. Looks at why procedure is done, how well it works, and possible risks.
  56. Cemented or Uncemented Artificial Joints
  57. ADHD: Helping Your Child Get Things Done
  58. Alzheimer's and Other Dementias: Making the Most of Remaining Abilities
  59. Breast Enlargement
  60. Knee Arthritis: What Is Knee Replacement Surgery? Learn how cartilage is replaced by implants in knee replacement surgery.
  61. Testicular Prosthesis
  62. Choosing a Prosthesis After Breast Cancer Surgery
  63. Kidney Transplant Discusses surgery to replace a diseased kidney witha healthy one. Explains what aliving donor is. Covers what to expect after surgery. Looks at risks. Links to picture of kidney transplant. Links to more in-depth info on organ transplant.
  64. MMRV Vaccine (Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella): What You Need to Know
  65. MMR Vaccine (Measles, Mumps and Rubella): What You Need to Know
  66. Preventing Coronary Artery Disease in Women: First Steps See how three women found ways to fit heart-healthy habits into their busy lives.
  67. Rotavirus Vaccine: What You Need to Know
  68. Caregiving: Reducing Germs and Infection in the Home
  69. Cancer Support: Being an Active Patient
  70. Typhoid Vaccines: What You Need to Know
  71. BCG
  72. Arthritis: Making Everyday Activities Easier Get ideas about tools and changes to your home that can simplify your daily life.
  73. Atrial Fibrillation: Managing Your Symptoms Learn how to manage your symptoms and live better witha-fib.
  74. Heart Health: Where Will You Be in 5 Years? Hear what motivated other people to make changes to keep their heart healthy.
  75. Heart Health: Finding Support for Healthy Changes Hear how one woman found the support she needed to make heart-healthy choices.
  76. Atrial Fibrillation: Feeling More in Control Hear how atrial fibrillation affected three people's lives and how each one found a way to manage it.
  77. 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 livingwitha hip replacement.
  78. 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 livingwitha shoulder replacement. Looks at why it is done, how well it works, and the risks of surgery.
  79. Writing an Advance Directive Discusses basic types of advance directives. Covers living will and medical power of attorney to appoint a health care agent. Explains when and why advance directive is needed. Lists steps in preparing one.
  80. Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump
  81. Caring for Your Urinary Catheter Learn how to live witha urinary catheter and how to take care of it to prevent infection.
  82. Prediabetes: Which Path Will You Take? Learn how prediabetes motivated one woman to change her habits.
  83. 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 livingwitha hip replacement.
  84. Knee Replacement Surgery Covers surgery to replace the ends of bones in a damaged joint. Includes slideshow on knee replacement. Looks at why surgery is done, risks, and how well it works. Discusses what to expect after surgery and livingwitha knee replacement.
  85. Healthy Eating: Making Healthy Choices When You Shop
  86. Leukemia
  87. Molar Pregnancy
  88. Cardiac Rehab: How It Can Help Hear how cardiac rehab helped others have less fear and be more sure about how to live witha heart problem.
  89. Healthy Habits for Kids
  90. Weight Management Provides links to info on healthy living. Topics discuss healthy weight and weight loss. Discusses balancing how much you eat with how much you exercise. Covers whether your weight increases health risks. Includes info on nutrition.
  91. Alzheimer's Disease Learn what steps you and your family can take to help you live well with this disease.
  92. Placenta Abruptio
  93. Choosing a Health Care Agent Discusses role of health care agent if you can't make healthcare decisions for yourself. Covers medical power of attorney and living will. Includes link to checklist for writing an advance directive.
  94. varicella virus (chickenpox) vaccine
  95. measles, mumps, rubella and varicella virus vaccine
  96. 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.
  97. Liver Transplant for Hepatitis B
  98. measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine
  99. Electrophysiology Study
  100. Hip Repair Surgery: Returning Home Get tips on how to take care of yourself at home after hip repair surgery.

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