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Marijuana, also called cannabis, is a drug that's made of the leaves, flowers, and buds of the cannabis plant. Medical marijuana can help treat symptoms like pain, nausea, and lack of appetite. It may be used by people who have health problems like cancer, AIDS, or multiple sclerosis. Is medical marijuana helpful and...
Info on healthcare professionals with training in specific areas. Links to info on physicians and other specialty doctors. Also includes links to info on other health professionals like physician assistants. Offers tips on preparing for appointments.
Prevent Medical Errors
Medical errors are mistakes in health care that could have been prevented. They can occur in hospitals, clinics, surgery centers, doctors' offices, nursing homes, pharmacies, and your home. Errors can involve medicines, surgery, diagnosis, home treatment, equipment, or lab reports. They are often caused by a lack of...
Reducing Medication Costs
Discusses reducing medicine costs with lifestyle changes, generic medicines, and shopping around. Also covers buying medicines online, pill splitting, and buying prescriptions in bulk. Discusses how your insurance plan and doctor can help you save money.
Medical Checkups for Adolescents
During your adolescent's yearly medical checkup, most doctors: Check your child's height and weight, body mass index, blood pressure, vision, and hearing. Listen to your child's heart and lungs. Also, the doctor will feel the lymph nodes and the thyroid gland in the neck as well as the spleen, liver, and kidneys in the...
Electronic Medical and Health Records
There are three types of medical records commonly used by patients and doctors: Personal health record (PHR) Electronic medical record (EMR) Electronic health record (EHR) PHR, or personal health record Technically, any medical record you keep for yourself is a personal health record (PHR). You can keep records: On...
Your Family Medical History
Health problems sometimes run in the family. That's why it's important to know as much as you can about the health problems of your birth family. This information can help your doctor provide better care. Start with what you know. Then ask your parents or other relatives for more information. It's a good idea to update...
Organizing Your Medical Records
It's a good idea to keep copies of your medical records. You'll need them if you change doctors, move, get sick when you're away from home, or end up in an emergency room. If any of these things happen and you have your records, you may get treatment more quickly, and it will be safer. Here are some steps to get your...
Medical Tests: Questions to Ask the Doctor
Use this form for any tests your doctor recommends, such as blood tests, urine tests, or X-rays. General questions What is the name of the test? Why do I need this test? What might happen if the test is delayed or not done? How accurate is the test? Are there other tests that are more accurate? How much does the test...
Pediatric Preparation for Medical Tests
Medical tests can be scary for adults and for children. You can help your child feel safe and calm during medical tests if you understand why your child is having the test and remain calm yourself. Talk to your doctor without your child present about any concerns you have about the need for the test, its risks, how it...
Decision Points for Medical Tests
Decision Points are designed to guide you through key health decisions, combining medical information with your personal information to make a wise health decision. Click on a link below to learn more about the medical test you are considering: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Should I Get a Screening Test? Breast Cancer...
Lidocaine Medicated Patch 3.5%
DO NOT take this medicine by mouth. Apply the patch to the most painful area. The patch should be removed after 8 or 12 hours depending on the brand of your product. Read the package instructions or ask your pharmacist how long the patch can be applied to the skin. Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and...
Lindane Medicated Shampoo 1%
This medicine is used for the following purposes: lice, scabies. Generic Name: Lindane.
Managing Your Medical Bills
Medical bills. They can be confusing and stressful. But with some basic know-how and organization, you can manage them—and avoid overpaying for your health care. After you receive a health care service, you get: A medical bill from your provider. If you have no health insurance, this is the amount that you pay. If...
Spinosad Medicated Shampoo 0.9%
This medicine is used for the following purposes: lice, scabies. Brand Name(s): Natroba. Generic Name: Spinosad.
Glycopyrronium Medicated Pad 2.4%
For excessive sweating. Brand Name(s): Qbrexza. Generic Name: Glycopyrronium.
Permethrin Medicated Shampoo 1%
For lice. Brand Name(s): Nix Cream Rinse. Generic Name: Permethrin.
Anthralin Medicated Shampoo 1%
This medicine is used for the following purposes: hair loss, psoriasis. Brand Name(s): Zithranol. Generic Name: Anthralin.
Ciclopirox Medicated Shampoo 1%
For scalp conditions. Brand Name(s): Loprox. Generic Name: Ciclopirox.
Erythromycin Medicated Pad 2%
This medicine is used for the following purposes: acne, infections caused by bacteria. Brand Name(s): Emcin Clear, Ery. Generic Name: Erythromycin.
Adapalene Medicated Pad 0.1%
For acne. Generic Name: Adapalene.
Pramoxine Medicated Pad 1%
This medicine is used for the following purposes: itching, skin irritation, skin wound. Brand Name(s): Prax, Vagisil Wipes. Generic Name: Pramoxine.
Fluocinolone Medicated Shampoo 0.01%
For scalp conditions. Brand Name(s): Capex. Generic Name: Fluocinolone.
Lidocaine Medicated Patch 1.8%, Medicated Patch 5%, Transdermal Patch 4%
This medicine is used for the following purposes: itching, pain, skin irritation, skin wound. Brand Name(s): Absorbine Lidocaine, Lidoderm, ZTlido. Generic Name: Lidocaine.
Knowing Where to Get Medical Care
What are your options for medical care? Today your options for where to get your medical care are greater than ever before. You may not even have to leave your home to get the care you want and need. You can choose based on what your health problem is and what works best for you. And you don't have to use one option for...
Child Who Is Overweight: Medical Evaluation
"Overweight" and "at risk of overweight" are sometimes used to refer to children who weigh more than expected. Doctors use the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention growth charts or the body mass index (BMI) to measure a child's weight compared to his or her height. If you are concerned that your child is—or...
Lido King Medicated Patch 4%
For pain. Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.
Sulfacetamide/Sulfur Medicated Liquid Soap
This medicine is used for the following purposes: acne, skin condition (rosacea) skin disease. Brand Name(s): Avar.
Chlorhexidine Medicated Liquid Soap 4%
DO NOT take this medicine by mouth. Apply the medicine to the affected area. Lather, rinse, and repeat once. Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light. This medicine should only be used on the skin. Avoid getting the medicine in the eyes, nose, or mouth. Wash the medicine off your fingers after...
Sulfacetamide Sodium Medicated Pad 10%
This medicine is used for the following purposes: dandruff, skin disease. Generic Name: Sulfacetamide Sodium.
Hydrogen Peroxide Medicated Pad 3%
DO NOT take this medicine by mouth. Clean and dry the area to be treated before applying the medicine. Apply the medicine to the affected area. Follow the instructions on the package to use this medicine correctly. Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light. This medicine should only be used on...
Causes of Hair Loss: Medicines and Medical Treatments
Medicines and medical treatments can cause hair loss. Medicines Many medicines that can cause hair loss include: Medicines used to treat cancer ( chemotherapy). Birth control pills. Women who lose hair while taking birth control pills usually have an inherited tendency toward hair thinning. If hair thinning occurs, a...
Capsaicin Medicated Patch 0.25 mcg/mg
This medicine is used for the following purposes: diabetic complications, nerve pain, pain. Generic Name: Capsaicin Medicated.
Sulfacetamide Sodium Medicated Shampoo 9.8%, 10%
This medicine is used for the following purposes: dandruff, skin disease. Brand Name(s): Ovace. Generic Name: Sulfacetamide Sodium.
Lidocaine/Tetracaine Medicated Patch 7%/7%
For local anesthesia before a procedure. Brand Name(s): Synera. Generic Name: Lidocaine/Tetracaine.
Sulfacetamide Sodium Medicated Liquid Soap 10%
This medicine is used for the following purposes: dandruff, skin disease. Brand Name(s): Ovace. Generic Name: Sulfacetamide Sodium.
Flurandrenolide Medicated Tape 0.004 mg/SQCM
This medicine is used for the following purposes: itching, skin inflammation. Brand Name(s): Cordran. Generic Name: Flurandrenolide.
Physician-assisted death is a practice by which doctors provide the means for a person with a terminal illness to voluntarily cause their own death. In most cases, the doctor prescribes lethal doses of medicine. The doctor indirectly takes part in the person's death. But the doctor does not directly cause the death...
Diabetes: Making Medical Decisions as Your Health Changes
For many people, diabetes leads to serious health problems. These life-changing conditions bring with them new medical decisions and plans. Medical decisions are very personal. Different people handle them in different ways. "In the past year, I've learned I have kidney disease from my diabetes. Wow. My wife and I...
Medical History and Physical Exam for Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease
A person's medical history and a physical exam are important parts of the evaluation when the person has symptoms of dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Medical history The doctor will ask questions during a medical history to assess a person's past and current overall health and to find out how well the person functions...
Diclofenac Epolamine Medicated Patch 1.3% (Twice-daily)
For muscle or joint pain. Brand Name(s): Flector. Generic Name: Diclofenac Epolamine.
Witch Hazel Medicated Pad 20%, 50%, 60%
This medicine is used for the following purposes: anal itching or pain, anal/rectal pain, hemorrhoids, inflammation. Brand Name(s): A.E.R. Witch Hazel, Tucks. Generic Name: Witch Hazel.
Benzoin Resin Medicated Pad 100 mg/mL
DO NOT take this medicine by mouth. Clean and dry the area to be treated before applying the medicine. Apply the medicine to the affected area. Follow the instructions on the package to use this medicine correctly. Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light. Please ask your doctor, nurse, or...
Salicylic Acid Medicated Pad 0.5%, 1%, 2%
For acne. Brand Name(s): Clearasil Daily Clear, Stri-Dex, Stridex. Generic Name: Salicylic Acid.
Potassium Nitrate/Silver Nitrate Medicated Pad 25%/75%
DO NOT take this medicine by mouth. Apply petroleum jelly to the skin around wound to be treated. Wash the area first before applying medicine. Touch the medicated end of the stick to the wound. If the medicine touches healthy skin, immediately rinse the area with 0.9% saline solution and then sterile water. Keep the...
Menthol Medicated Patch 1.4%, 4%, 5%, 6.5%, 7.5%
For pain. Brand Name(s): Absorbine, Biofreeze. Generic Name: Menthol.
Menthol/Methyl Salicylate Medicated Patch 0.3 mg/0.1mg
DO NOT take this medicine by mouth. Apply the medicine to the affected area. Apply the patch to the most painful area. Remove the patch after 12 hours. Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light. Follow the instructions on the package to use this medicine correctly. This patch should not be cut...
Piperonyl Butoxide/Pyrethrins Medicated Shampoo 3%/0.3%, 4%/0.33%
For lice. Brand Name(s): Herklin, Liceall, Pronto Plus, RID, Stop Lice Maximum Strength, Tegrin-LT Shampoo. Generic Name: Piperonyl Butoxide/Pyrethrins.
Selenium Sulfide Medicated Shampoo 0.6%, 1%, 2.25%, 2.5%, 2.3%
This medicine is used for the following purposes: dandruff, ringworm, skin disease. Brand Name(s): Dandrex, SelRx, Selsun Blue. Generic Name: Selenium Sulfide.
Salicylic Acid Medicated Shampoo 1.8%, 2%, 3%, 5%, 6%
This medicine is used for the following purposes: dandruff, psoriasis, skin disease, skin disorder, warts. Brand Name(s): Denorex Extra Strength Reformulated Aug 2012, DHS Salicylic Acid 3%, Ionil Plus, Keralyt, MG217 Psoriasis Salicylic Acid, P & S, Salex, Selsun Blue Naturals. Generic Name: Salicylic Acid.
Salicylic Acid/Sulfur Medicated Shampoo 2%/2%, 2.2%/2.4%, 3%/5%
This medicine is used for the following purposes: dandruff, psoriasis, skin disease. Brand Name(s): Sebex, Sebulex. Generic Name: Salicylic Acid/Sulfur.
Coal Tar Medicated Shampoo 0.5%, 1%, 2%, 2.5%, 3%, 5%, 7%
This medicine is used for the following purposes: dandruff, psoriasis, skin disease. Brand Name(s): DHS Tar Shampoo, Ionil T, Tarsum Reformulated, X-Seb T Plus. Generic Name: Coal Tar.
Nonmedical Options for Pain Relief in Childbirth
Learn about nonmedical pain relief options for childbirth.
Benzoyl Peroxide Medicated Pad 2.5%, 3%, 4.25%, 4%, 5.8%, 6%, 7%, 8%, 9%, 9.5%
For acne. Brand Name(s): Benzepro, Inova, Pacnex, Riax. Generic Name: Benzoyl Peroxide.
Sulfacetamide/Sulfur Medicated Pad 9.8%/4.8%, 9.5%/5%, 10%/5%, 10%/4%, 10%/2%
This medicine is used for the following purposes: acne, skin condition (rosacea) skin disease. Brand Name(s): Avar, Plexion, Rosula, Sumaxin. Generic Name: Sulfacetamide/Sulfur.
Basal Cell Skin Cancer: Should I Have Surgery?
Guides you through decision to treat low-risk basal cell skin cancer with surgery or nonsurgical treatments. Explains types of surgery and types of nonsurgical treatments. Covers benefits and risks of both. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
Sulfacetamide/Sulfur Medicated Liquid Soap 9%/4%, 9%/4.5%, 9.8%/4.8%, 10%/1%, 10%/2%, 10%/5%, 10%/4%, 80%/4%
This medicine is used for the following purposes: acne, skin condition (rosacea) skin disease. Brand Name(s): Avar, BP 10-Wash, BP Cleansing Wash, Plexion, Rosanil, Sumadan Wash, Sumaxin. Generic Name: Sulfacetamide/Sulfur.
Benzoyl Peroxide Medicated Liquid Soap 2.5%, 3%, 3.5%, 4%, 4.25%, 4.4%, 4.5%, 5%, 5.25%, 6%, 6.8 %, 6.9%, 7%, 8%, 9%, 10%
For acne. Brand Name(s): Benzac, Benzepro, Desquam, NeoBenz Micro Wash, Pacnex, PanOxyl. Generic Name: Benzoyl Peroxide.
Capsaicin/Menthol Medicated Patch 0.0225 %/4.5%, 025%/1.25%, 025%/5%, 03%/4%, 03%/5%, 0375%/5%, 05%/4%, 05%/5 %, 25 %/5%
For pain. Generic Name: Capsaicin/Menthol.
Staying Safe When You Take Several Medicines
Older adults and people with long-term diseases often need to take a lot of pills. That can cause problems. If you take more than one medicine that works the same way, you could get too high a dose. And sometimes medicines work against each other. It's important to ask every doctor you visit to look at your complete...
Quick Tips: Taking Medicines Wisely
Medicines can help you manage your health, but only if you take them correctly. If you're having problems taking your medicine as prescribed, try thinking about why you're having trouble. You might not be sure why your medicine is important or if it is working. Maybe you just can't remember to take your medicine every...
New Medicines: Questions to Ask the Doctor
Ask the following questions if your doctor recommends a new medicine for your health condition. General questions What is the name of the medicine? Brand name (trade name): Generic name (chemical name): What will the medicine do (for example, decrease blood pressure)? Why do I need this medicine? Are there any other...
Daily Medicine Schedule
Use this form to remind you when to take your medicines. Post this sheet where you can see it, such as near your medicine cabinet or wherever you store your medicines. Bring it to your doctor appointments. And take it with you when you travel. Name of medicine Before breakfast What time? ____ With breakfast Before lunch...
Preventing Falls in Older Adults Who Take High-Risk Medicines
What does "high risk" mean? "High risk" means that a medicine can cause serious health problems or accidents. Some high-risk medicines include muscle relaxers, anxiety and sleep medicines, opioid pain medicines, and some over-the-counter allergy and cold medicines. They're called high-risk because they may make you feel...
Master List of Medicines
List each medicine that you take. Be sure to include over-the-counter medicines, herbs, vitamins, and other natural health products. Use this as a guide when you fill out the chart. Medicine names. Include both the brand name and the generic name for all prescription medicines, even those prescribed by another doctor...
Record of My Medicines and How Well They Work
Date: _________________ Medicine. Dose. How often I take it. How well it is working. Prescribing doctor.
Keeping Track of Medicines
It can be hard to keep track of when and how to take medicines. And the more medicines you take, the harder it may be. Here are some ideas you can use to stay organized and track your medicines. Know your medicines The first step in keeping track of your medicines is to know what you're taking. Make a master list of all...
Over-the-Counter Medicine Precautions
Before using over-the-counter medicines, be sure you know the benefits and side effects of a medicine. Use medicines only if non-medicine approaches are not working. These steps can help you stay safe when taking over-the-counter medicine. Carefully read and follow all directions on the medicine bottle and box. Take the...
Tips for Swallowing Medicines
Some people have a hard time swallowing medicines. Large pills or capsules can get stuck in your throat, especially if your mouth is dry. Sometimes stuck pills can lead to heartburn and other problems. Here are some tips to help make swallowing easier. Take a few sips of water to moisten your throat before you swallow...
Taking Medicines as Prescribed
Taking medicine as your doctor prescribes may improve your health and may prevent future problems. Not taking medicines properly could put your health or your life at risk. Taking your medicines safely is especially important for those who take a lot of medicines. Taking a lot of pills increases your chances of having...
Quick Tips: Helping Children Take Medicine
Giving medicine to a child can be tricky. Some liquid medicines taste or smell bad. Or they may have a strange texture. And when a child doesn't feel well, they can act grumpy or more stubborn than usual. But you can take steps to avoid power struggles, give your child a sense of control, and make taking medicines a bit...
How to Get Rid of Medicines
It's important to get rid of your medicines when you no longer need to take them. You should also get rid of expired medicine. An expired medicine is past its "use by" or "discard by" date. It may not work as well. And it may no longer be safe to use. Make sure to get rid of medicine safely. Doing so can help prevent...
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.
Lowering Your Health Care Costs
Getting great care at a lower price is possible. Just like when you shop for food or clothes, there are things you can do to lower your health care costs. Save by taking charge of your health Protect your health with a healthy lifestyle. Here are some things you can do to take charge of your health: Eat a healthy...
Better Care at Lower Costs
Should you talk about cost with your doctor? A doctor's main focus is to help you get better, not to save you money. But if you speak up, your doctor may be able to help with both. Don't expect your doctor to know the exact cost of a drug or test or treatment. There are so many things that determine the cost of care...
Medicines During Pregnancy
Medicines you can take during pregnancy It can be hard to know if a medicine is safe for your baby. Most medicines are not studied in pregnant women. That's because researchers worry about how the medicines might affect the baby. But some medicines have been taken for so long by so many women that doctors have a good...
Stopping Medicine for Epilepsy
If you haven't had a seizure in several years, you may ask your doctor if you can slowly stop or reduce your medicine. You and your doctor will need to weigh the benefits of stopping treatment against the risk that your seizures may return. You have a lower risk of having a seizure after you stop medicine if: You...
Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy
While you are pregnant, you may have common problems that aren't caused by your pregnancy, like a cold or the flu. Or you may have a mild headache, mild fever, or backache. These minor symptoms generally don't cause problems or hurt your baby. In general, doctors say it's usually safe to take acetaminophen (Tylenol) for...
Buying Online Drugs Safely
You can safely buy medicine online if you use online pharmacies recommended by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. This organization verifies Internet drugstores throughout the United States and most Canadian provinces. You can visit the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy website at...
Getting a Second Opinion
When is a second opinion helpful? When you're facing a tough health care decision, you may have a hard time knowing what to do. Is surgery the answer? Is that expensive test the right choice? Is it best to get treatment, or watch and wait? To answer the big questions, it's a good idea to talk to more than one doctor...
Your Home Health Center
More of your health care takes place in your home than anywhere else. Having the right tools, medicines, supplies, and information on hand will improve the quality of your self-care. Self-care tools are the basic equipment of your home health center. Store all your self-care tools and supplies in a central location...
More of your health care takes place in your home than anywhere else. Having the right tools, medicines, supplies, and information on hand is important for your self-care. Most of the items below don't cost a lot. They are easy to use and can be bought at most drugstores and grocery stores. These are helpful first-aid...
Dealing With Medicine Side Effects and Interactions
All medicines can cause side effects. Many people don't have side effects. And minor side effects sometimes go away after a while. But sometimes side effects can be a problem or can be serious. If you're having problems with side effects, talk to your doctor. Your doctor may be able to lower your dose or change to a...
Choosing a Health Care Provider
Choosing a doctor or other health care provider is very important. The relationship you have with your health care provider greatly influences the health decisions you make and, ultimately, your health. Whether you are looking for a primary care doctor or a specialist, it's important to find a doctor you can partner...
Explains what a drug allergy is. Offers a list of symptoms. Covers medicines that can cause an allergic reaction. Discusses how allergies are diagnosed and treated. Provides home treatment options. Covers when to call a doctor.
Quick Tips: Safely Giving Over-the-Counter Medicines to Children
Over-the-counter (OTC) medicines are medicines you can buy without a doctor's prescription. This doesn't mean that OTC medicines are harmless. Like prescription medicines, OTCs can be very dangerous for children if not taken the right way. Be sure to read the package instructions on OTC medicines carefully. Talk to your...
Childbirth Pain Relief Options
Learn about pain relief options for childbirth, including medical and nonmedical options.
Thyroid Hormone Replacement for Hypothyroidism
Thyroid hormones help regulate the way the body uses energy. You need thyroid hormone replacement when you do not have enough thyroid hormones in your blood (hypothyroidism). Depending on the cause of your hypothyroidism, you may need to take thyroid hormones for the rest of your life. Thyroid hormones are usually taken...
Making the Most of Your Appointment
Discusses how to work with your doctor, how to prepare for different types of appointments, and what to do after appointments. Includes questions to ask about recommended tests and treatments.
Choosing a Hospital
This may sound obvious, but the best time to choose a hospital is when you don't need one. That way you have the time to compare all the hospitals in your area and think about what your preferences are. You will want to consider what type of hospital you prefer, the hospital's reputation, and how well the hospital fits...
Make sure you know about each of the medicines you take. This includes why you take it, how to take it, what you can expect while you're taking it, and any warnings about the medicine. The information provided here is general. So be sure to read the information that came with your medicine. If you have any questions or...
Dealing With Emergencies
Emergencies Review this topic before you need it. Then, when you are faced with an emergency or injury, you will know what to do. Your confidence in dealing with both major and minor emergencies will be reassuring to an injured person. Some of the medical emergencies you may find helpful to review are: Burns. Bleeding...
Helping a Person During a Seizure
Briefly describes seizures. Lists ways to help someone during and after a seizure. Covers things to watch for during a seizure as well as when to seek medical attention.
Common Questions About Giving Yourself Shots
If you need to give yourself injections, or shots, at home, you may have some questions or concerns. You might need to inject medicine under the skin (subcutaneous). Or you might inject it into a muscle (intramuscular). Either way, these tips may help address your concerns.
Substance Use: Helping Someone Get Treatment
If you have a family member or friend who is using illegal drugs or other substances, you probably want to help. This can be hard. You can't force a person into treatment. But you can talk to the person and encourage them to get treatment. Here are some ideas that may help. Choose a good time to talk. Find a time when...
Committing to Quitting: Your Quit-Tobacco Plan
Learn what to think about and plan for when you're getting ready to quit using tobacco.
Asthma: Ways to Take Inhaled Medicines
When you use inhaled asthma medicine, you usually use a device that delivers the medicine directly to your lungs. Different types of delivery systems are available. And one type may be better for certain people or age groups or certain medicines. Here are the different types of devices and some things to think about for...
Diabetes in Children: Care Plan for School or Day Care
A diabetes care plan lists all the information that the school staff needs to manage your child's diabetes. Here is some important information to put in the plan. Include information about insulin or other medicines, if needed. Provide directions on how to give insulin to your child (for example, with an insulin pen)...
Sample School Plan
You may want to give the teacher a copy of your child's treatment plan to keep with this school plan. Adapt this form to fit your child's needs. Keep a copy of the completed form for your records and give a copy to your child's teachers. Name: __________________________ School year: _____________________ My child's...
Diabetes in Children: Food Issues at School
Learning how to manage their diabetes at school can be a big challenge for children. It may also bring changes to their school day as they learn to find time to care for their illness. But it can also be an opportunity for them to start taking more responsibility for their own health. Part of that means learning how to...
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