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Asthma & Allergies (Asthma and Immunology)

Allergies

Acute Sinusitis
Annals Patient Summary

Asthma

Asthma | Español
Patient FACTS

Eczema

Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Annals Patient Summary

Inhalers

How to Use a Powder Inhaler (Disc Style) 4 Video Health Tips on Inhaler Use
DVD
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How to Use a Powder Inhaler (Egg Style) 4 Video Health Tips on Inhaler Use
DVD
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How to Use an Inhaler without a Spacer 4 Video Health Tips on Inhaler Use
DVD
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How to Use an Inhaler with a Spacer 4 Video Health Tips on Inhaler Use
DVD
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Brain and Nerve Disorders (Neurology)

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease: A Guide for Patients and Families
Booklet

Alzheimer's Disease Visit 1: Assessing Cognition and Recommending Follow-up
DVD
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Alzheimer's Disease Visit 2: Disclosing an Alzheimer's Diagnosis
DVD
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Peer-to-Peer Discussion of Important Aspects of Assessing Cognition and Disclosing Alzheimer's Disease During Primary Care Visits
DVD
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Concussion

Concussion
Annals Patient Summary

Delirium

Delirium
Annals Patient Summary

Dementia

Dementia
Annals Patient Summary

Dementia | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Migraine

Migraine
Patient FACTS

Parkinson Disease

Parkinson Disease
Annals Patient Summary

Restless Legs Syndrome

What You Should Know About Restless Legs Syndrome
Annals Patient Summary

Stroke

Transient Ischemic Attack and Stroke
Patient FACTS

Breathing and Lung Health (Respiratory)

Appropriate Antibiotic Use

Appropriate Antibiotic Use for Acute Respiratory Tract Infection in Adults
HVC Article

Asthma

Asthma | Español
Patient FACTS

COPD

COPD | Español
Patient FACTS

Living with COPD | Español
Guide

Coping with COPD: A Guide for Patients DVD
DVD
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Inhalers

How to Use a Powder Inhaler (Disc Style) 4 Video Health Tips on Inhaler Use
DVD
Watch Video

How to Use a Powder Inhaler (Egg Style) 4 Video Health Tips on Inhaler Use
DVD
Watch Video

How to Use an Inhaler without a Spacer 4 Video Health Tips on Inhaler Use
DVD
Watch Video

How to Use an Inhaler with a Spacer 4 Video Health Tips on Inhaler Use
DVD
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults | Watch Video
HVC Article

Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Annals Patient Summary

Obstructive Sleep Apnea | Watch Video
HVC Article

Pneumonia

Pneumonia | Español
Patient FACTS

Respiratory Infections

Pharyngitis
Annals Patient Summary

A Guide to Managing Respiratory Infections
Booklet

Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis
Annals Patient Summary

Smoking Cessation

Smoking Cessation
Annals Patient Summary

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis
Patient FACTS

Cancer and Blood Disorders (Oncology and Hematology)

Blood in the Urine

Blood in the Urine as a Sign of Cancer
HVC Article

Cancer Screening

Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention
Annals Patient Summary

Cervical Cancer Screening in Average Risk Women
HVC Article

Screening for Colorectal Cancer
Annals Patient Summary

Screening for Cancer
HVC Article

Cancer Survival

Care of the Adult Cancer Survivor
Annals Patient Summary

Multiple Myeloma

Multiple Myeloma
Patient FACTS

Prostate Cancer

What You Should Know About Prostate Cancer
Annals Patient Summary

Screening for Prostate Cancer | Watch Video
HVC Article

Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle Cell Disease
Annals Patient Summary

Diabetes, Thyroid, and Other Metabolic Disorders (Endocrinology)

Cholesterol

High Cholesterol | Español | Order English | Order Español
Patient FACTS

The Healthy Plate
Health Tips

Managing High Cholesterol: A Guide for Patients and Families
DVD
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Managing High Cholesterol: A Guide for Patients and Families
Booklet

Diabetes

Living With Diabetes | Español | Order English | Order Español | Order Chinese
Guide

Type 2 Diabetes
Patient FACTS

Oral Health and Diabetes | Español
Patient FACTS

Choosing a Type 2 Diabetes Medication | Español
HVC Article

How to Prepare for Your Diabetes Doctor Visit 6 Video Health Tips on Diabetes Management
DVD
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How to Give Yourself Insulin 6 Video Health Tips on Diabetes Management
DVD
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How to Use an Insulin Pen 6 Video Health Tips on Diabetes
DVD
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Diabetic Foot Exam 6 Video Health Tips on Diabetes Management
DVD
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For Your Life
DVD
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The Healthy Plate
Health Tips

Living with Diabetes: A Guide for African Americans
Booklet

You're in Control: Managing Type 2 Diabetes
Booklet

Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Annals Patient Summary

Hypercalcemia

Hypercalcemia
Patient FACTS

PreDiabetes

PreDiabetes Booklet | Español
Booklet

PreDiabetes: An Overview
DVD
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PreDiabetes and a Proper Diet
DVD
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PreDiabetes: Increasing Activity
DVD
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Thyroid

Hyperthyroidism
Patient FACTS

Hypothyroidism
Patient FACTS

Distracted Driving

End of Life

Gun Safety

Heart Health (Cardiovascular Disease)

Anemia

Treatment of Anemia in Patients with Heart Disease
HVC Article

Aneurysm

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Annals Patient Summary

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) What You and Your Family Should Know | Order English
Guide

Atrial Fibrillation | Español | Order English | Order Español
Patient FACTS

Afib: What You and Your Family Should Know - About Afib
DVD
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Afib: What You and Your Family Should Know - Stroke and Stroke Risk
DVD
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Afib: What You and Your Family Should Know - Afib Medicines
DVD
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Afib: What You and Your Family Should Know - Afib Self-Management
DVD
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Atrial Fibrillation | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Blood Pressure

Hypertension | Español | Order English | Order Español
Patient FACTS

How to Take Your Own Blood Pressure
DVD
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Hypertension | Español | Order Español
Health Tips

Pulmonary Hypertension
Annals Patient Summary

Know Your Numbers: A Guide to Managing Blood Pressure
Booklet

Believe in Healthy Blood Pressure: A Guide for Blacks for African Americans
Booklet

Cardiac Screening

Cardiac Screening with Electrocardiography, Stress Echocardiography, or Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
HVC Article

Cholesterol

High Cholesterol | Español | Order English | Order Español
Patient FACTS

Managing High Cholesterol: A Guide for Patients and Families
DVD
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Managing High Cholesterol: A Guide for Patients and Families
Booklet

Deep Venous Thrombosis

Deep Venous Thrombosis | Español | Order English | Order Español
Patient FACTS

Deep Venous Thrombosis
Annals Patient Summary

Heart Disease

Acute Coronary Syndrome
Patient FACTS

How to Take Your Own Blood Pressure
DVD
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Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
Annals Patient Summary

Heart Failure

Heart Failure | Español | Order English | Order Español
Patient FACTS

Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction (Diastolic Dysfunction)
Annals Patient Summary

Heart Health

Caring for Your Heart | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Guide

Keeping Your Heart Healthy | Order English
Booklet

Acute Coronary Syndrome DVD: Preparing for Your First Doctor's Visit After Discharge and Medications After a Heart Attack
DVD
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After Your Heart Attack | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

5 Keys to a Healthy Heart: A Guide for African Americans
Booklet

Guide to a Healthy Heart for Latinos (Español)
Booklet

The Healthy Plate
Health Tips

PAD

Peripheral Arterial Disease
Annals Patient Summary

A Guide to PAD: Peripheral Artery Disease
Booklet

Peripheral Artery Disease | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary Embolism
Patient FACTS

Suspected Acute Pulmonary Embolism
HVC Article

Stroke

Transient Ischemic Attack
Patient FACTS

Infectious Disease

Cellulitis and Soft-Tissue Infections

Cellulitis
Patient FACTS

Climate Change

Climate Change and Your Health
Patient FACTS

Clostridium Difficile Infection

Clostridium Difficile Infection
Annals Patient Summary

Flu

Influenza
Annals Patient Summary

Flu | Español | Order English |   Order Español
Health Tips

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B
Patient FACTS

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C
Patient FACTS

HIV/AIDS

HIV
Patient FACTS

HIV: A Guide for Latinos
Booklet

HIV/AIDS | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Immunization

Give Your Health a Shot: A Guide to Vaccines
Booklet

Flu | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Adult Vaccines: Protect Yourself and Your Family | Español
HVC Article

Vaccines for Adults | Print Version
Poster

Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease
Patient FACTS

Parasites

Common Cutaneous Parasites
Annals Patient Summary

Pharyngitis

Pharyngitis
Annals Patient Summary

Pneumonia

Pneumonia | Español
Patient FACTS

Respiratory Infections

A Guide to Managing Respiratory Infections
Booklet

Shingles

Shingles
Patient FACTS

STD/STI

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Infection
Annals Patient Summary

Oral Health and HPV | Español
Patient FACTS

Travel Medicine

Travel Medicine
Annals Patient Summary

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis
Patient FACTS

Joint and Bone Health (Arthritis/Rheumatology)

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia
Patient FACTS

Fibromyalgia | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Gout

Gout
Patient FACTS

Relief from Gout: A Guide for Patients DVD
DVD
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Gout | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Hip Fracture

Hip Fracture
Annals Patient Summary

Lupus

Lupus
Patient FACTS

Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease
Patient FACTS

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis
Patient FACTS

Osteoarthritis | Español | Order Español
Health Tips

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis
Patient FACTS

Osteoporosis
Annals Patient Summary

Osteoporosis | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Live Better with Rheumatoid Arthritis | Español | Arabic | Order English |  Order Español
Guide

Rheumatoid Arthritis | Español
Patient FACTS

Rheumatoid Arthritis | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis
Annals Patient Summary

 Kidney and Urinary Health (Nephrology)

Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease
Patient FACTS

Screening, Monitoring, and Treatment of Stage 1-3 Chronic Kidney Disease
HVC Article

Hyponatremia

Hyponatremia
Annals Patient Summary

Incontinence

Nonsurgical Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women
HVC Article

Kidney Stones

Kidney Stones
Patient FACTS

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Urinary Tract Infection
Patient FACTS

Men's Health

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Low Testosterone

Low Testosterone
Patient FACTS

Low Testosterone | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Prostate Cancer

What You Should Know About Prostate Cancer
Annals Patient Summary

Screening for Prostate Cancer | Watch Video
HVC Article

STD/STI

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Infection
Annals Patient Summary

Oral Health and HPV | Español
Patient FACTS

Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary Tract Infection
Annals Patient Summary

Mental Health

Alcohol Use

Alcohol Use
Annals Patient Summary

Anxiety

Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Annals Patient Summary

Bipolar Disorder

A Guide to Bipolar Disorder
Booklet

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders
Annals Patient Summary

Insomnia

Management of Chronic Insomnia Disorder in Adults
Annals Patient Summary

Insomnia
Annals Patient Summary

A Guide to a Restful Sleep
Booklet

Pain

Chronic Pain
Patient FACTS

Safe Opioid Use
Patient FACTS

Veterans

Care of Returning Military Personnel
Annals Patient Summary

Obesity

Obesity

Obesity
Annals Patient Summary

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults | Watch Video
HVC Article

Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Annals Patient Summary

Obstructive Sleep Apnea | Watch Video
HVC Article

Weight Loss

Make It Happen! Lose Weight Guide | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Guide

Excess Weight and Your Health
DVD
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The Healthy Plate
Health Tips

Oral Health

Orthopedics/Sports Medicine

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Annals Patient Summary

Concussion

Concussion
Annals Patient Summary

Fracture

Hip Fracture
Annals Patient Summary

Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain | Español 
Patient FACTS

Low Back Pain | Español
HVC Article

Low Back Pain | Español 
Health Tips

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis
Annals Patient Summary

Osteoporosis | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis
Annals Patient Summary

Rotator Cuff Disease

Rotator Cuff Disease
Annals Patient Summary

Pain

End of Life

When You Have Pain at the End of Life (PEACE Brochure)
PEACE Brochure

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia
Patient FACTS

Fibromyalgia | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain | Español 
Patient FACTS

Low Back Pain | Español  
Health Tips

Low Back Pain | Español
HVC Article

Pain

Chronic Pain
Patient FACTS

Pain | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Preventative Care

Appropriate Antibiotic Use

Appropriate Antibiotic Use for Acute Respiratory Tract Infection in Adults
HVC Article

Bedsores

Risk Assessment and Prevention of Bedsores
HVC Article

Treatment of Bedsores
HVC Article

Cancer Screening

Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention
Annals Patient Summary

What You Should Know About Prostate Cancer
Annals Patient Summary

Screening for Colorectal Cancer
Annals Patient Summary

Choosing a Provider

Where to Go for Healthcare When You Need It | Español
HVC Article

Climate Change

Climate Change and Your Health
Patient FACTS

Diabetes

PreDiabetes Booklet | Español
Booklet

PreDiabetes: An Overview
DVD
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PreDiabetes and Proper Diet
DVD
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PreDiabetes: Increasing Activity
DVD
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The Healthy Plate
Health Tips

Generic Medicines

Generic Medicines
HVC Article

Overall Health

Take Control of Your Health
HVC Article

PreDiabetes

PreDiabetes Booklet | Español
Booklet

PreDiabetes: An Overview
DVD
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PreDiabetes and Proper Diet
DVD
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PreDiabetes: Increasing Activity
DVD
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Weight Loss

Make It Happen! Lose Weight Guide | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Guide

Excess Weight and Your Health
DVD
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PreDiabetes and Proper Diet
DVD
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Skin Disorders (Dermatology)

Acne

Acne
Annals Patient Summary

Cellulitis and Soft-Tissue Infections

Cellulitis
Patient FACTS

Eczema

Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Annals Patient Summary

Parasites

Common Cutaneous Parasites
Annals Patient Summary

Psoriasis

Psoriasis
Annals Patient Summary

Psoriasis | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Shingles

Shingles
Patient FACTS

Sleep

Insomnia

A Guide to a Restful Sleep
Booklet

Management of Chronic Insomnia Disorder in Adults
Annals Patient Summary

Insomnia
Annals Patient Summary

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults | Watch Video
HVC Article

Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Annals Patient Summary

Obstructive Sleep Apnea | Watch Video
HVC Article

Stomach and Digestive Disorders (Gastroenterology)

Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Annals Patient Summary

Acute Pancreatitis

Acute Pancreatitis | Español
Patient FACTS

Celiac Disease

Celiac Disease
Annals Patient Summary

Cirrhosis

Cirrhosis
Patient FACTS

Clostridium Difficile Infection

Clostridium Difficile Infection
Annals Patient Summary

Constipation

Constipation
Annals Patient Summary

GERD

Upper Endoscopy for GERD
HVC Article

GERD
Annals Patient Summary

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B
Patient FACTS

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C
Patient FACTS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Annals Patient Summary

Irritable Bowel Syndrome | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Women's Health

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention
Annals Patient Summary

Contraception

Contraception
Annals Patient Summary

Incontinence

Nonsurgical Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women
HVC Article

Menopause

Menopause
Annals Patient Summary

Perimenopause
Annals Patient Summary

Pelvic Examination

Screening Pelvic Examination in Adult Women
HVC Article

The Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

The Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Annals Patient Summary

STD/STI

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Infection
Annals Patient Summary

Oral Health and HPV | Español
Patient FACTS

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Urinary Tract Infection
Patient FACTS

Vaginitis and Cervicitis

Vaginitis and Cervicitis
Annals Patient Summary

 

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