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What Is the HIPAA Privacy Act?

What are HIPAA laws? Learn how they protect your health information privacy and what it takes for medical providers to be HIPAA compliant.

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Sinus Infections: What You Need to Know

Find out everything you need to know about sinus infections and their different types, including how long they last and how to treat them.

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What Is Telehealth and Is It Right for You?

Telehealth technology is revolutionizing how patients access care, but is it right for you? Here's what you need to know about virtual health and telemedicine.

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What Is Epstein-Barr Virus?

Epstein-Barr virus is commonly known as the cause of an infection called mononucleosis. It can also lead to ongoing illnesses and symptoms, such as fatigue.

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Asthma: Types, Symptoms, and Treatments

Find out everything you need to know about asthma, from its symptoms and risk factors to treatment options and ways to manage the condition.

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How I Learned to Manage My Asthma

I've had allergic asthma since I was a kid. Over time I learned to manage my symptoms, but I was surprised by how my pregnancy affected my asthma.

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7 Tips for Decoding Your Medical Bills

Check out 7 tips on how to read your medical bills to avoid errors, dispute insurance denials, and understand how much you're being charged for procedures.

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What Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Learn about the symptoms and treatments of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME).

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What Is Integrative Medicine?

An integrative medicine physician prescribes all Western medical therapies and medications, but they also recommend complementary therapies and treatments.

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Epidermolysis Bullosa: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Find out everything you need to know about epidermolysis bullosa, a rare condition that causes blisters on the skin.