Disease or Clinical Category
This Web page provides seven guidelines for preventing exposure to carbon monoxide in the home.
A PDF version of this tool can be downloaded in English, as well as the following languages:
- Haitian Creole
This online resource guide provides patient information about glaucoma. It answers questions about causes and symptoms and discusses diagnosis and types of treatment.
This resource guide includes the following information:
- Glaucoma defined
- Causes and risk factors
- Symptoms and detection
- Current research
- More information
The purpose of the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC) is to respond to the needs of States and communities in addressing current and emerging public oral health issues. OHRC supports health professionals, program administrators, educators, policymakers, and others with the goal of improving oral health services for infants, children, adolescents, and their families. The resource center collaborates with Federal, State, and local agencies; national and State...
This fact sheet answers common questions about inactivated influenza vaccines.
This fact sheet addresses the following topics:
- Why get vaccinated?
- Inactivated influenza vaccine
- Who should get inactivated influenza vaccine?
- When should I get influenza vaccine?
- Who should talk with a doctor before getting influenza vaccine?
- What are the risks from inactivated influenza vaccine?
- What if there is a severe reaction?
This series of fact sheets discusses some of the major side effects of anti-HIV medications. The information in this series is based on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents and Management of Metabolic Complications Associated with Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV-1 Infection: Recommendations of an International AIDS Society-USA Panel.
These fact sheets address...
This guide provides information for people caring for someone with AIDS at home. It is also for people with AIDS and HIV infection who are sick and need care.
This guide addresses the following topics:
- How to get ready to take care of someone at home
- What you need to know about HIV and AIDS
- How HIV is spread
- How HIV is NOT spread
- Giving care
This summary provides patients with information on cervical cancer screening (Pap test).
This summary addresses the following topics:
- What is screening?
- General information about cervical cancer
- Cervical cancer screening
- Risks of cervical cancer screening
This wallet card presents the eight key points health care practitioners should follow regarding the diagnosis and management of dyslipidemia.
This tool kit provides women with information about the importance of early detection and screening for breast cancer and instructions for a breast self-exam (BSE).
The tool kit includes:
- Breast self awareness information
- BSE instructional tool (available in English, Spanish, and Hindi)
- BSE card
- This full-color waterproof card illustrates and describes the technique of BSE. Monthly punch-...
This fact sheet presents highlights of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for the primary prevention of chronic conditions. The USPSTF systematically reviews the evidence of effectiveness of a wide range of clinical preventive services—including screening, counseling, and chemoprevention (the use of medication to prevent diseases)—to develop recommendations for preventive care in the primary care setting.