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This patient page describes the causes, symptoms, and treatment of lymphedema in patients treated with surgery or radiation therapy for head and neck cancer.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recent recommendations on screening for high blood lead levels in children and pregnant women.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the upper blepharoplasty procedure.
This Patient Page describes how genetic disorders are inherited and how a genetic diagnosis may impact health care for a child and their family.
This JAMA Patient Page explains the use of thyroglobulin measurement to monitor for recurrence in patients who have had thyroid cancer.
This Patient Page describes why your baby may need to spend time in the neonatal intensive care unit, what will happen there, and what to expect when your baby goes home.
This JAMA Patient Page describes why and how cardiac catheter ablation is used to correct atrial fibrillation and other heart rhythm abnormalities.
This Patient Page describes the symptoms and recommended treatment options for patients with opioid use dissorder.
This JAMA Patient Page describes meningococcal meningitis, its causes, risk factors, and prevention measures.
This Patient Page describes pityriasis rubra pilaris
This Patient Page defines stereotactic body radiation therapy and describes how and in what situations it is administered to treat certain patients with cancer.
This Patient Page describes the safety, efficacy, and dangers of vitamins and nutritional supplements.
This Patient Page outlines treatment options such as therapy, medication, and sleep as well as suicide prevention for children with depression.
This patient page describes the risks, symptoms, complications, and recommended treatment options for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of leptospirosis.
This JAMA Patient Page explains aspects of decision making for older patients considering surgery.
This JAMA Patient Page explains the US Preventive Services Task Force’s 2019 recommendations to provide or refer pregnant and postpartum women at risk of perinatal depression to counseling interventions such as cognitive behavioral therapy and interpersonal therapy.
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