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Safer Sex Guidelines

Safer Sex Guidelines for Adolescents

Safety and Injury Prevention for Children

Safety and Injury Prevention for Teens

Safety While Traveling Abroad

Salmonella Infections


Scabies in Children

Scar Revision

Scarlet Fever



Schizophrenia in Children

School Refusal

School-Age (6 to 12 Years)

School-Aged Child Nutrition



Scleroderma in Children


Scoliosis in Children

Screening Tests for Common Diseases


Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seborrheic Dermatitis

Seborrheic Dermatitis (Cradle Cap)

Second Trimester

Second Trimester Prenatal Screening Tests


Septic (Infectious) Arthritis


Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)

Sex During Pregnancy

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Adolescents

Shellfish Allergy Diet for Children

Shin Splints

Shoulder Dislocation

Shoulder Pain and Problems

Shoulder Problems

Shoulder Tendonitis

Sickle Cell Disease and Pregnancy

Sickle Cell Disease in Children

Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

Signs and Symptoms of Potential Eye Problems

Signs and Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

Signs and Symptoms of Stroke

Signs of Pregnancy/The Pregnancy Test

Signs of Problems in Speech, Language, and Hearing Development:

Signs of Problems in Speech, Language, Hearing Development

Signs of Respiratory Distress in Children

Single Gene Defects


Sinusitis in Children

Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer in Children

Skin Color Changes

Skin Conditions

Skin Growths and Pigmentation Disorders

Skin Infections

Skin Inflammation (Rashes)

Skin Injury

Skin Injury in Children

Skin Pigment Disorders

Skin Self-Examination

Skin Sweating Disorders

Skin Tests

Skin/Nails and Chemotherapy


Sleep Problems

Sleeping During Pregnancy

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

Slow or Poor Infant Weight Gain

Small for Gestational Age


Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease

Smoking and Pregnancy

Snake Bites

Snake Bites and Children


Sodium and People with Diabetes

Soft-Tissue Injuries

Sore Nipples

Soy Allergy Diet for Children

Spasmodic Dysphonia

Special Vaccination Requirements

Specialized Areas of Rehabilitation

Specific Oral Health and Dental Problems

Speech and Voice Disorders

Speech Milestones

Speech/Language Pathologist

Spider Bites

Spider Bites in Children

Spina Bifida

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Spinal Tap or Lumbar Puncture



Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries and Children

Sports Injuries Statistics

Sports Injury Prevention

Sports Injury Statistics

Sports Safety

Sports Safety - Injury Statistics and Incidence Rates

Sports Safety for Children

Sports Safety for Teens

Sports Safety--Identifying High-Risk Situations

Sports Safety--Prevention

Sports-Related Injuries

Sprains and Strains in Children

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Stages of Breast Cancer

Stages of Play

Staging of Prostate Cancer

Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome

Statistics of Disability

Statistics of Infectious Disease

Statistics of Stroke

Statistics: Gynecological Health at a Glance

Staying Healthy After Menopause

Staying Healthy While You Travel


Stomach and Duodenal Ulcers (Peptic Ulcers)

Stomach and Duodenal Ulcers (Peptic Ulcers) in Children

Stomach Cancer



Stroke (Brain Attack)

Structural Abnormalities: Deletions (Cri du Chat) and Duplications (Pallister Killian)

Studies for Single Gene Defects: DNA (Direct and Indirect)

Study of Tamoxifen and Raloxifene (STAR)


Stye (Hordeolum)

Substance Abuse/Chemical Dependence in Adolescents

Substance Abuse/Chemical Dependency

Substance Exposure

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Sun Safety


Sunburn and Children


Superficial Injuries Overview

Superficial Injuries to the Face and Head

Support Groups

Supportive (Palliative) Care for People with Cancer

Supportive/Palliative Care


Surgery for Breast Cancer Treatment

Surgery For Cancer Treatment

Surgery for Prostate Cancer

Surgery Overview

Surgery Statistics

Surgical Overview

Surgical Setting

Surgical Team

Surgical Treatment for Obesity

Symptomatic Conditions of Allergy

Symptomatic Conditions of Allergy in Children

Symptoms and Diagnosis of Multiple Pregnancy


Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion (SIADH)

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE, or Lupus) and Pregnancy