Yeast Infection While Breast-Feeding 04/12/2013 () Yeast Infection While Breast-Feeding Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information Credits Yeast Infection While Breast-Feeding Topic Overview During breast-feeding , a yeast infection (called thrush when it occurs in the mouth) can be passed back and forth between the mother's breasts and the infant's mouth. The nipple of an infected breast becomes red or very pink and sore.
Yoga 06/11/2013 () Yoga Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information References Credits Yoga Topic Overview What is yoga? Hatha yoga includes meditation and exercises to help you improve flexibility and breathing, decrease stress, and maintain health. People have practiced yoga for thousands of years in India. Yoga is based on the idea that the mind and body are one. Practitioners believe that yoga improves health by improving how you see the world, which calms the spirit and decreases stress.
Young-Adult Health (Learning Center) 11/01/2013 () Young-Adult Health Highlights health and lifestyle information for college-age young adults, many of whom are new to managing their own health and self-care. Includes topics such as stress, mood, sex, relationships, weight and food, women's and men's health care, and tobacco, alcohol, and drug use. Young-Adult Health Learn about young-adult health What does it take to feel good, look great, and have the energy you need? To start, you've got to be healthy.
Your Child and the Dentist 01/07/2013 () Your Child and the Dentist Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information Credits Your Child and the Dentist Topic Overview A visit to the dentist can be a scary thing for children. The odors, the tools, the sounds, and the big person with the mask can all upset a child. When choosing a dentist for your child and preparing him or her for a visit, think about the following to make the visit as pleasant as possible.
Your Health Care Agent: How to Choose Someone 12/29/2011 () Your Health Care Agent: How to Choose Someone Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information Credits Your Health Care Agent: How to Choose Someone Topic Overview Even if your family is involved in helping you make medical treatment decisions, it is still important to choose one person to be your health care agent . If you want one family member to be able to make medical treatment decisions for you, appoint that person as your agent.
Your Home Health Center 08/13/2012 () Your Home Health Center Topic Contents Topic Overview Cold Pack Humidifier and Vaporizer Medicine Spoon Mirror Pillbox Otoscope Thermometer Related Information References Credits Your Home Health Center Topic Overview 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.
Your Teen's Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity 10/25/2012 () Your Teen's Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Topic Contents Topic Overview Other Places To Get Help Related Information References Credits Your Teen's Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Topic Overview Teens want an answer to the eternal question, "Who am I?" Part of the answer lies in their sexual self. The teen years can be a confusing time.