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HHS (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)

HHS (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)
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If you get sick with flu-like symptoms, stay home, stay away from others, and call your doctor right away. If needed, he or she will prescribe an...
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You may have the flu if you have some or all of these symptoms:Fever (although some people with flu do not have fever).Cough.Sore throat.Runny or...
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Take these everyday steps to help prevent the spread of germs and protect your health and the health of your family:Cover your nose and mouth with a...
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Researchers have found that children and women who tend to get urinary tract infections repeatedly are likely to lack proteins called immunoglobulins...
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To find out whether you have a urinary tract infections, your doctor will test a sample of urine for pus and bacteria. You will be asked to give a...
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Not everyone with a urinary tract infection has symptoms, but most people get at least some symptoms. These may include a frequent urge to urinate...
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Normally, urine is sterile. It is usually free of bacteria, viruses, and fungi, but it does contain fluids, salts, and waste products. An infection...
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Urinary tract infections are treated with antibacterial drugs. The choice of drug and length of treatment depend on the patient's history and the...
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Some people are more prone to getting a urinary tract infection than others. Any abnormality of the urinary tract that obstructs the flow of urine (a...
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A child's growth is more than just physical. Children grow, develop, and learn throughout their lives, starting at birth. Children's development can...
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Proper nutrition, exercise, and rest are very important for children's health and development. Providing a safe and loving home and spending time...
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Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving "bye bye" are called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones...
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Talk to your child's doctor or nurse if you have concerns about how your child is developing. If you or your doctor think there could be a problem...
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When a developmental delay is not recognized early, children must wait to get the help they need. This can make it hard for them to learn when they...
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Doctors and nurses use developmental screening to tell if children are learning basic skills when they should, or if they might have problems. Your...