Adult Health Library

Adult Diseases and Conditions: S

  • Safer Sex Guidelines

    The only safe sex is no sex, most healthcare providers say. But certain precautions and safe behaviors can minimize a person's risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease.

  • Safety and Injury Prevention for Children
  • Safety While Traveling Abroad

    Detailed safety information for travelers

  • Salmonella Infections

    Salmonella is caused by the bacteria salmonella. Salmonella is a group of bacteria that can cause diarrhea in humans. There are many different kinds of salmonella bacteria.

  • Scabies

    Detailed information on scabies, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Scar Revision

    Scar revision may improve the appearance of a scar or restore function to a part of the body that may have been restricted by the scar.

  • Scars

    Detailed information on the different types of scars, including keloid scars, hypertrophic scars, contractures, and adhesions.

  • Schizophrenia

    Schizophrenia is a complex brain disorder. It is caused by a chemical imbalance and often runs in families. This illness can't be cured but can be managed with medicine and therapy.

  • School-Aged Child Nutrition

    Eating healthy after-school snacks is important at this age, as these snacks may contribute up to one-third of the total calorie intake for the day.

  • Sciatica

    Sciatica, also called lumbar radiculopathy, is a pain that originates along your sciatic nerve, the largest nerve in the body. The pain extends from the back of your pelvis down the back of your thigh.

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