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Information on Medical Conditions from WebMD


Welcome to the eCare Diary Medical Conditions page. We have identified many common conditions and have organized them in an easy to use format. We are pleased to use WebMD as our content provider. You can access the specific WebMD page for each medical condition below by clicking the title. If you do not find the information you are looking for in the Medical Conditions page, please use the search box to the right to find information on any topic.

Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's Disease Health Center
Alzheimer's disease affects an estimated 1 in 10 people over age 65. Find in-depth information about its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and promising treatments.

Dementia Information
Dementia is not a disease itself. It's a group of symptoms that are caused by various diseases or conditions. Read how dementia develops, what causes it, and which conditions are treatable.

Arthritis

Arthritis Health Center
Arthritis or other chronic joint pain affects nearly 70 million people in the U.S. alone. Get in-depth information here about osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and related conditions. You'll find articles about arthritis symptoms and prevention, arthritis drugs, and other promising treatments.

Osteoarthritis Health Center
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting 20 million people in the U.S. alone. Here you'll find in-depth articles on osteoarthritis symptoms, causes, and treatments, including arthritis drugs and joint replacement surgery.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Health Center
Rheumatoid arthritis affects more than 2 million Americans, mostly women. Here you'll find in-depth information on rheumatoid arthritis, its causes, symptoms, treatments, and pain relief methods.

Cancer

Breast Cancer Health Center
Breast cancer is 90% curable when caught early. Get in-depth information here about breast cancer, its symptoms, stages, and promising treatments. Plus, meet breast cancer survivors in our online support groups.

Cancer Health Center
Cancer is diagnosed in more than 1 million people every year in the U.S. alone. Find in-depth articles here about cancer, its causes, symptoms, prevention, and promising treatments. Plus, meet cancer survivors in our online support groups.

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Health Center
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is diagnosed in an estimated 53,000 Americans each year. Find information here about non-Hodgkin's lymphoma symptoms and promising treatments.

Lung Cancer Health Center
Lung cancer is diagnosed in an estimated 164,000 Americans each year. Here you'll find in-depth articles on lung cancer, its symptoms, stages, and treatments.

Ovarian Cancer Health Center
Ovarian cancer is diagnosed in an estimated 25,000 women in the U.S. each year. Find in-depth information here on ovarian cancer, its diagnosis, symptoms, and treatments.

Prostate Cancer Health Center
Prostate cancer is diagnosed in an estimated 80% of men who reach age 80. Find in-depth articles here on prostate cancer prevention, symptoms, and treatments.

Depression

Depression Health Center
An estimated 19 million American adults are living with major depression. Here you’ll find in-depth information about depression symptoms, medications and therapy. Plus, find daily help in our online support groups.

Heart and Stroke

Heart Disease Health Center
Heart disease affects an estimated 62 million Americans, more than any other illness. Find in-depth information here about heart disease, its symptoms, treatments, and prevention. Plus, get nutritional tips and lifestyle support on our message boards.

Stroke Health Center
Stroke strikes about 700,000 Americans each year, but the vast majority of people survive. Close to 5 million stroke survivors are managing their health today. Here you'll find in-depth articles on stroke symptoms, treatments, and prevention.

HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS Health Center
HIV/AIDS infects an estimated 5 million people worldwide each year. Up to 950,000 people live with HIV in the U.S. alone. Find articles here about HIV/AIDS treatment, transmission, and prevention, as well as information on safe sex and daily support.

Incontinence

Incontinence Health Center
Urinary incontinence affects 13 million Americans, young and old, male and female. Here you'll find in-depth articles on stress and urge incontinence, plus promising treatments, from drugs to surgery.

Neurological

Parkinson's Disease Health Center
Parkinson's disease is diagnosed in more than 50,000 Americans each year. Find information here on Parkinson's disease symptoms and treatments -- from medication to surgery.

Multiple Sclerosis Health Center
Multiple sclerosis affects 2.5 million people worldwide, including 400,000 Americans. Get in-depth information here on multiple sclerosis symptoms and treatments.

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis Health Center
Osteoporosis affects 10 million Americans, mostly women, and 34 million more have low bone mass. Get in-depth information here on osteoporosis drugs and other treatments, as well as on prevention, calcium, and exercise.

Pain

Pain Management Health Center
Chronic pain affects an estimated 86 million American adults to some degree. Here you'll find the latest information on chronic pain treatments, as well as natural ways to manage your chronic pain.

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