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Back and Neck Pain
Back and neck pain can interfere with your ability to function. Overuse, overweight, and other problems can cause back and neck pain.
Bacterial Skin Infections
Detailed information on the most common bacterial skin infections, including cellulitis, folliculitis, boils, carbuncles, and staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome
Balance Disorders
Detailed information on balance disorders, including acoustic neurinoma and Ménière's disease
Baldness
Baldness, or hair loss, can be caused by many things including aging, hormones or illness. It's more common in men and can be treated with hair transplants or other procedures.
Barrett's Esophagus
Barrett's esophagus is when the normal cells that line your food pipe (esophagus) turn into cells not usually found in your body. The new cells take over because the lining of the esophagus has been damaged. The new, abnormal cells are called specialized columnar cells.
Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome (Gorlin Syndrome)
The risk for ovarian cancer and skin cancer is increased with basal cell nevus syndrome, a rare genetic disorder.
Basic Anatomy of the Heart
Located almost in the center of the chest, the adult human heart is about the size of two fists held side-by-side.
Bedsores
Bedsores can develop in a person who is bedridden or immobile.  Pressure causes skin damage and breakdown. It can take days, weeks, or months to heal. It is important to prevent bedsores.
Behavior Disorders
Detailed information on behavior problems in adolescents, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, conduct disorder, and oppositional defiant disorder
Being a Caregiver
"Formal" caregivers are paid for their services and have had training and education in providing care. "Informal" caregivers, also called family caregivers, are people who provide care to family or friends, usually without payment.

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