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  • Obesity

    Detailed information on obesity, including obesity causes, obesity health effects, obesity medical treatment, obesity surgical treatment, maintaining weight loss, and obesity prevention

  • Obesity Treatment Overview

    Whatever treatment plan a person follows, losing weight slowly will be more effective and healthy over the long-term.

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

    Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common anxiety disorder. It causes unreasonable thoughts, fears, or worries. A person with OCD tries to manage these thoughts through rituals.

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when your breathing stops briefly during sleep. This can occur when something is blocking your airway. The stopped breathing can occur many times a night causing snoring, and daytime fatigue.

  • Occupational Lung Diseases

    Occupational lung diseases are lung problems that are made worse in certain work environments. They are caused by long-term exposure to certain irritants that are breathed into the lungs. These lung diseases may have lasting effects, even after the exposure ends.

  • Occupational Therapist

    An occupational therapist helps patients learn how to carry out activities of daily living at home, on the job, and in the community.

  • Older Adults: Preventing Falls

    Every year, millions of adults fall, leading to injuries and emergency room visits. Many of these falls and injuries can be prevented.

  • Olfactory Neuroblastoma

    An olfactory neuroblastoma often happens on the roof of the nasal cavity. It involves the cribiform plate, which is a bone between the eyes and located deep in the skull.

  • Online Resources - Allergy and Asthma

    List of online resources to find additional information on allergy and asthma

  • Online Resources - Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases

    List of online resources to find additional information on arthritis and other rheumatic diseases

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