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  1. Babesiosis
  2. Babies' Sleep Position and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  3. Babinski-Froelich Syndrome
  4. Baby Blues
  5. Baby's Daily Needs: What to Expect
  6. Back and Neck Pain
  7. Back Pain During Pregnancy
  8. Back Pain in Children and Teenagers
  9. Back Pain, IDET (Intradiscal Electrothermic Therapy) for
  10. Back Problems and Injuries
  11. Back Problems: Proper Lifting
  12. Back School for Low Back Pain
  13. Back Surgeries for Tumors and Infections
  14. Back Surgery Decision Calculator
  15. Back to Work?
  16. Bacterial Arthritis
  17. Bacterial Infections of the Spine
  18. Bacterial Meningitis
  19. Bacterial Meningococcal Meningitis
  20. Bacterial Vaginitis
  21. Bacterial Vaginosis
  22. Bad or Changed Breath
  23. Baker's Cyst
  24. Balance exercises for vertigo
  25. Balance Improvement: Quick Tips
  26. Balance Problems, Staying Safe When You Have
  27. Balantidiasis
  28. Balantidiosis
  29. Balantidosis
  30. Baldness Treatment, Deciding About
  31. Baldness, Hair Transplant for
  32. Baller Gerold Syndrome
  33. Balloon Valvotomy for Mitral Valve Stenosis
  34. Balloon Valvuloplasty for Aortic Valve Stenosis
  35. Balo Disease
  36. Bancroftian Filariasis
  37. Bang Disease
  38. Banking Blood Before Surgery, Deciding About
  39. Banti's Disease
  40. Banti's Syndrome
  41. Bantu siderosis
  42. Barakat Syndrome
  43. Bardet Biedl Syndrome
  44. Barking Coughs in Children
  45. Barlow Syndrome
  46. Barrett Esophagus
  47. Barrett metaplasia
  48. Barrett Ulcer
  49. Barrier Methods of Birth Control
  50. Barriers to Psychological Care
  51. Barth Syndrome
  52. Bartholin Gland Cyst
  53. Bartonellosis
  54. Bartter's Syndrome
  55. Basal Body Temperature (BBT) Charting
  56. Basal Cell Carcinoma
  57. Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome
  58. Basal Cell Skin Cancer: Should I Have Surgery or Use Medicated Cream?
  59. BASD
  60. Basedow Disease
  61. Basic Dental Care
  62. Basic Metabolic Panel
  63. Bassen-Kornzweig Syndrome
  64. bathing trunk nevus
  65. Batten Disease
  66. Batten Turner Congenital Myopathy
  67. Batten Turner Syndrome


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  1. BE
  2. Beals Syndrome
  3. Beals-Hecht Syndrome
  4. Bean Syndrome
  5. BEB
  6. Bechterew disease
  7. Bechterew Syndrome
  8. Beckwith Wiedemann Syndrome
  9. Beckwith-Syndrome
  10. Bed Rest for Preterm Labor
  11. Bed Rest in Pregnancy
  12. Bed Sores
  13. Bed-Wetting
  14. Bed-Wetting: Should I Do Something About My Child's Bed-Wetting?
  15. Bed-Wetting: Should My Child See a Doctor?
  16. Bedbugs
  17. Begnez-Cesar's Syndrome
  18. Behavior Rating Scales for ADHD
  19. Behavior Therapy for ADHD
  20. Behavioral Methods for Urinary Incontinence
  21. Behcet's Disease
  22. Behçet's syndrome
  23. Being Abused: What Puts You at Risk?
  24. Being Active When You Have More Than One Health Problem
  25. Bejel
  26. Bell's Palsy
  27. Bell's Palsy
  28. Bell's Palsy: Conditions With Similar Symptoms
  29. Belly-Breathing (Diaphragmatic Breathing)
  30. Benefits of Quitting Alcohol or Drugs
  31. benign autosomal dominant familial periodic fever
  32. Benign Chronic Familial Pemphigus
  33. benign chronic pemphigus
  34. Benign Essential Blepharospasm
  35. benign essential tremor (obsolete)
  36. Benign Glycosuria
  37. Benign Intracranial Hypertension
  38. Benign Juvenile Muscular Dystrophy
  39. Benign Lymph Angiitis and Granulomatosis
  40. Benign Lymphocytic Infiltrate of the Skin
  41. Benign Migratory Glossitis
  42. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
  43. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
  44. Benign Pemphigus
  45. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
  46. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Urinary Symptoms, How Bad are Your
  47. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH): Should I have surgery?
  48. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH): Should I take medicine?
  49. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Prostatectomy (Open) for
  50. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Transurethral Incision of the Prostate for
  51. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Transurethral Microwave Therapy for
  52. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Transurethral Resection of the Prostate for
  53. benign recurrent intrahepatic cholestasis types 1 and 2
  54. Benign Symmetrical Lipomatosis
  55. Benzodiazepines for Sleep Problems
  56. Berardinell Seip congenital lipodystrophy
  57. Berardinelli-Seip syndrome
  58. Bereavement
  59. Berger's Disease
  60. Berman Syndrome
  61. Bernard-Horner Syndrome
  62. Bernard-Soulier Syndrome
  63. Berylliosis
  64. Beryllium Granulomatosis
  65. Beryllium Pneumonosis
  66. Beryllium Poisoning
  67. Best macular dystrophy
  68. Best Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy
  69. Beta Thalassemia
  70. Beta Thalassemia
  71. Beta-Alanine-Pyruvate Aminotransferase
  72. Beta-blockers
  73. Beta-Glucuronidase Deficiency
  74. Beta-Sitosterol Plant Extract
  75. Better Care at Lower Costs
  76. Beuren Syndrome
  77. Bev's Story: Coping With Arthritis


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  1. Biason-Lauber syndrome
  2. Biedl-Bardet Syndrome
  3. Bifocal Contact Lenses
  4. Bilateral Acoustic Neurofibromatosis (BANF)
  5. Bilateral Right-Sidedness Sequence
  6. Bilateral Temporal Lobe Disorder
  7. Bile Acid Synthesis Defects
  8. Bile Acid Synthesis Disorders
  9. bile duct adenocarcinoma
  10. Bile Duct Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  11. Bile Duct Cancers (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  12. Biliary Cirrhosis, Primary
  13. biliary tract cancer
  14. Biliopancreatic Diversion and Biliopancreatic Diversion With Duodenal Switch
  15. Bilirubin Encephalopathy
  16. Billowing Mitral Leaflet Syndrome
  17. Binder Syndrome
  18. Binder Type Maxillonasal Dysplasia
  19. Binge Eating Disorder
  20. Binge-Purge Disorder
  21. Binswanger encephalopathy
  22. Binswanger's Disease
  23. Biofeedback
  24. Bioidentical Hormones
  25. Biological Clock, Sleep and Your
  26. Bioterrorism
  27. Biotherapy for cancer
  28. Biotinidase deficiency
  29. Bipolar Disorder
  30. Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens
  31. Bipolar Disorder in Children: Helping Your Child Prevent Manic Episodes
  32. Bipolar Disorder in Children: Other Health Problems That May Occur
  33. Bipolar Disorder in Children: School Issues
  34. Bipolar Disorder: Helping Someone During a Manic Episode
  35. Bipolar Disorder: Hypomanic Episodes
  36. Bipolar Disorder: Manic Episodes
  37. Bipolar Disorder: Preventing Manic Episodes
  38. Bird Flu (Avian Influenza)
  39. Bird-Headed Dwarfism, Seckel Type
  40. Birt-Hogg-Dubé Syndrome
  41. Birth Control
  42. Birth Control for Teens
  43. Birth Control Hormones: The Implant
  44. Birth Control Hormones: The Mini-Pill
  45. Birth Control Hormones: The Patch
  46. Birth Control Hormones: The Pill
  47. Birth Control Hormones: The Ring
  48. Birth Control Hormones: The Shot
  49. Birth Control Pills: Missed or Skipped Periods
  50. Birth Control, Barrier Methods
  51. Birth Control, Intrauterine Device (IUD) for
  52. Birth Control, IUD (Intrauterine Device) for
  53. Birth Control, Tubal Implants
  54. Birth Control, Tubal Ligation
  55. Birth Control, Vasectomy
  56. Birth Control: How to Use a Diaphragm
  57. Birth Control: How to Use the Patch
  58. Birth Control: How to Use the Vaginal Ring
  59. Birth Control: Myths About Sex and Pregnancy
  60. Birth Control: Pros and Cons of Hormonal Methods
  61. Birth Defects Testing
  62. Birthmarks
  63. Bisphosphonate Treatment for Osteoporosis, Deciding About
  64. Bitemporal Forceps Marks Syndrome
  65. Bites and Stings: Flu-Like Symptoms
  66. Bites, Animal and Human
  67. Bites, Insect
  68. Bites, Snake and Lizard
  69. Biting
  70. Biting as a Behavior Problem


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  1. Black Baine
  2. Black Cohosh for Menopause Symptoms
  3. Black Death
  4. Black Hairy Tongue
  5. Black Lung Disease
  6. Black Plague
  7. Black Tongue
  8. Black Widow Spider Bite
  9. Blackouts Caused by Alcohol or Drugs
  10. Bladder and Other Urothelial Cancers Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  11. Bladder and Other Urothelial Cancers Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI]
  12. Bladder Cancer
  13. Bladder Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  14. Bladder Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  15. Bladder Cancer, Bladder Removal (Cystectomy) for
  16. Bladder Cancer, Transurethral Resuction for
  17. Bladder Exstrophy-Epispadias-Cloacal Exstrophy Complex
  18. Bladder Infections in Children
  19. Bladder Infections in Teens and Adults
  20. Bladder Pain Syndrome (Interstitial Cystitis)
  21. Bladder Prolapse Repair
  22. Bladder Removal (Cystectomy) for Bladder Cancer
  23. Blastomycosis
  24. Bleeding Between Periods
  25. Bleeding from a Minor Head Wound
  26. Blepharitis
  27. Blepharitis (Eyelid Problems)
  28. Blepharophimosis, Epicanthus Inversus, and Ptosis
  29. Blepharophimosis, Ptosis, Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome
  30. Blepharospasm
  31. Blindness: Living with poor eyesight
  32. Blister Care
  33. Blisters
  34. Bloch-Siemens Incontinentia Pigmenti Melanoblastosis Cutis Linearis
  35. Bloch-Sulzberger Syndrome
  36. Blocked Eustachian Tubes
  37. Blocked Tear Ducts
  38. Blocked Tear Ducts: Balloon Dacryocystoplasty
  39. Blocked Tear Ducts: Causes in Adults
  40. Blocked Tear Ducts: Dacryocystorhinostomy
  41. Blocked Tear Ducts: Dye Disappearance Test
  42. Blocked Tear Ducts: Endoscopic and Laser Dacryocystorhinostomy
  43. Blocked Tear Ducts: Infracturing
  44. Blocked Tear Ducts: Intubation
  45. Blocked Tear Ducts: Probing Procedures
  46. Blocked Tear Ducts: Should My Baby Have a Probing Procedure?
  47. Blood and Body Fluid Precautions
  48. Blood and Lymph System
  49. Blood Banking Before Surgery, Deciding About
  50. Blood Clots in the Leg Veins
  51. Blood Glucose Monitoring at Home
  52. Blood Glucose Monitoring for Children with Diabetes
  53. Blood Glucose Monitoring when You Have Gestational Diabetes
  54. Blood Pressure Monitoring at Home
  55. Blood Pressure Numbers: When to Get Help
  56. Blood Pressure Screening
  57. Blood Tests for Preeclampsia
  58. Blood Thinners Other Than Warfarin: Taking Them Safely
  59. Blood Transfusion
  60. Blood Transfusion, Intrauterine Fetal, for Rh Disease
  61. Blood Transfusions for Sickle Cell Disease
  62. Blood Transfusions: Should I Bank Blood Before Surgery?
  63. Blood-Clotting Disorders
  64. Bloom Syndrome
  65. Bloom-Torre-Mackacek Syndrome
  66. Blue Diaper Syndrome
  67. Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus syndrome


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  1. Brace (Orthotic) Treatment for Scoliosis
  2. Brachial Neuritis
  3. Brachial Plexus Neuritis
  4. Brachial Plexus Neuropathy
  5. Brachial Plexus Palsy
  6. Brachiocephalic Ischemia
  7. Brachmann-de Lange Syndrome
  8. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  9. Bradycardia, Pacemaker for
  10. Bradycardia: Living with a pacemaker or ICD
  11. Brain and Nervous System
  12. Brain Aneurysm
  13. Brain Aneurysm: Endovascular Embolization
  14. Brain Attack
  15. Brain tumor-polyposis syndrome
  16. Branched Chain Alpha-Ketoacid Dehydrogenase Deficiency
  17. Branched Chain Ketonuria I
  18. Brancher Deficiency
  19. Branching Enzyme Deficiency
  20. Branchio Oculo Facial Syndrome
  21. Branchio Oto Renal Syndrome
  22. Branchio-Oto-Renal Dysplasia
  23. Branchiooculofacial Syndrome
  24. Branchiootic Syndrome
  25. Brandt Syndrome
  26. Brandt-Daroff Exercise for Vertigo
  27. Brandywine Type Dentinogenesis Imperfecta
  28. Braxton Hicks Contractions
  29. Brazilian Trypanosomiasis
  30. BRCA Gene Test, Should I Have a
  31. Breakbone Fever
  32. Breast Cancer
  33. Breast Cancer in Men (Male Breast Cancer)
  34. Breast Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  35. Breast Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Patient Information [NCI]
  36. Breast Cancer Risk: Should I Have a BRCA Gene Test?
  37. Breast Cancer Screening
  38. Breast Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  39. Breast Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI]
  40. Breast Cancer Screening and Dense Breasts: What Are My Options?
  41. Breast Cancer Screening: When Should I Start Having Mammograms?
  42. Breast Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  43. Breast Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  44. Breast Cancer Treatment and Pregnancy (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  45. Breast Cancer Treatment and Pregnancy (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  46. Breast Cancer Types
  47. Breast Cancer, Inflammatory
  48. Breast Cancer, Lumpectomy for
  49. Breast Cancer, Mastectomy for
  50. Breast Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent
  51. Breast Cancer, Partial Mastectomy for
  52. Breast Cancer: Lymph Node Surgery for Staging Cancer
  53. Breast Cancer: Should I Have Breast Reconstruction After a Mastectomy?
  54. Breast Cancer: Should I Have Breast-Conserving Surgery or a Mastectomy for Early-Stage Cancer?
  55. Breast Cancer: Should I Have Chemotherapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer?
  56. Breast Cancer: What Should I Do if I'm at High Risk?
  57. Breast Changes During Pregnancy
  58. Breast Development in Boys
  59. Breast Engorgement
  60. Breast Enlargement
  61. Breast Implant Surgery for Breast Reconstruction
  62. Breast implants
  63. Breast Infection (Mastitis)
  64. Breast Lumps
  65. Breast Pain (Mastalgia)
  66. Breast Problems
  67. Breast Reconstruction Surgery after Mastectomy, Deciding about
  68. Breast Reconstruction, Breast Implants for
  69. Breast Reconstruction, Tissue Flap Surgery
  70. Breast Reduction
  71. Breast Self-Examination
  72. Breast-Conserving Surgery (Lumpectomy or Partial Mastectomy) for Breast Cancer
  73. Breastfeeding
  74. Breastfeeding a Sick Baby
  75. Breastfeeding After a C-Section
  76. Breastfeeding After Breast Surgery
  77. Breastfeeding and Your Milk Supply
  78. Breastfeeding as Birth Control
  79. Breastfeeding at Work
  80. Breastfeeding During Pregnancy
  81. Breastfeeding Multiple Infants
  82. Breastfeeding Positions
  83. Breastfeeding When You Have Diabetes
  84. Breastfeeding With Inverted Nipples
  85. Breastfeeding Your Newborn and an Older Child
  86. Breastfeeding: Avoiding Toxic Substances
  87. Breastfeeding: Baby's Poor Weight Gain
  88. Breastfeeding: Choosing a Breast Pump
  89. Breastfeeding: Exercise and Weight Loss
  90. Breastfeeding: Hindmilk
  91. Breastfeeding: How to Use a Breast Pump
  92. Breastfeeding: Planning Ahead
  93. Breastfeeding: Should I Breastfeed My Baby?
  94. Breastfeeding: Sore Nipples
  95. Breastfeeding: Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs
  96. Breastfeeding: Waking Your Baby
  97. Breastfeeding: Weaning a Toddler
  98. Breastfeeding: When Baby Doesn't Want to Stop
  99. Breath Training for COPD (Chronic Bronchitis or Emphysema)
  100. Breath-Holding Spells
  101. Breath-Holding Spells: Helping Your Child Avoid Injury
  102. Breath-Holding Spells: Keeping a Record
  103. Breathing exercises for relaxation and for Stress Management
  104. Breathing Exercises: Using a Manual Incentive Spirometer
  105. Breathing Problems: Using a Dry Powder Inhaler
  106. Breathing Problems: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler
  107. Breathing Smoke or Fumes
  108. Breathing Techniques for Childbirth
  109. Breech Position and Breech Birth
  110. Breech Position, External Cephalic Version for
  111. BRIC1
  112. BRIC2
  113. Briquet's Syndrome
  114. Brittle Bone Disease
  115. Broad Beta Disease
  116. Broad Thumbs and Great Toes, Characteristic Facies, and Mental Retardation
  117. Brocq-Duhring Disease
  118. Broken Blisters: Home Treatment
  119. Broken Collarbone (Clavicle)
  120. Broken Hip
  121. Broken Nose (Nasal Fracture)
  122. Broken Rib
  123. Broken Toe
  124. Broken Tooth or Dental Appliance: First Aid
  125. Bronchiectasis
  126. Bronchiolitis
  127. Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia
  128. Bronchitis, Acute
  129. Bronchitis: Should I Take Antibiotics?
  130. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
  131. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
  132. Bronze Diabetes
  133. Bronze Schilder Disease
  134. brown oculocutaneous albinism
  135. Brown Recluse Spider Bite
  136. Brown Séquard Syndrome
  137. Brown Syndrome
  138. Brucellemia
  139. Brucelliasis
  140. Brucellosis
  141. Brueghel Syndrome
  142. Brugada Syndrome
  143. Bruises and Blood Spots Under the Skin
  144. Brushing and Flossing a Child's Teeth
  145. Bruxism and Temporomandibular Disorders