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  • Description of Genes
    Each cell in your body contains about 25,000 genes, which determine your hair color, your height, and other characteristics that make you unique.
  • Thyroid Disorders in Women
    Detailed information on thyroid disorders and how they affect women, including puberty, pregnancy, and menopause.
  • Warning Signs During Pregnancy
    Call your healthcare provider right away if you have bleeding from the vagina, blurry vision, severe headaches, or other specific symptoms.
  • Warts
    Detailed information on the most common types of warts, including foot warts, flat warts, genital warts, and filiform warts
  • Watch Your Weight
    The best way to lose weight is to set a reasonable goal and lose it slowly. Here are some tips to help you.
  • Watching Sodium When You Have Diabetes
    People with diabetes are encouraged to limit the sodium in their diets to help prevent or to control high blood pressure.
  • Water Safety for Parents
    Here you will find preventive steps to protect children from drowning in homes, pools, and open waters, such as lakes, rivers, and oceans
  • Weight Gain During Pregnancy
    Average weight gain for women is between 25 and 35 pounds, although slight deviations from this may also be considered normal.
  • Well-Care Visits
    Detailed information on well-care visits for children, including when they should be scheduled.
  • West Nile Virus
    The West Nile virus is spread by mosquitoes. The West Nile virus can infect humans, birds, mosquitoes, horses, and some other mammals. West Nile virus is spread to humans through the bite of an infected female mosquito. 
  • What To Do If You Get Sick While Traveling
    Detailed information on how to respond if you become ill or injured while traveling
  • When to Call for Help
    Detailed information on when to call for help in an emergency situation
  • When You Have a Multiple Pregnancy
    A woman with a multiple pregnancy needs more calories and nutrients, more frequent prenatal visits, and more rest.
  • Whiplash Injury
    Whiplash means your neck was bent forcibly forward and then backward, or vice versa.
  • Wisdom Teeth Extraction
    Because most mouths are too small for the 4 additional molars called wisdom teeth, these teeth usually must be removed.
  • Women's Healthcare Guidelines
    Get regular checkups, preventive exams, and immunizations. Learn about disease prevention and ask your healthcare provider for specific information regarding your needs.
  • Work and Pregnancy
    Many women continue working through their pregnancy without any problems. It depends on the type of work they do and their condition. Here's what you need to know.
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