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  • Anatomy of the Vulva

    The vulva is the outer part of the female reproductive system. It's also called the external genitalia.

  • Baby's Care After a Vaginal Delivery

    Healthy babies born in a vaginal delivery are usually able to stay with the mother. In many cases, immediate newborn assessments are performed right in the mother's room.

  • Car Safety

    Detailed information on car safety

  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency

    Detailed information on chronic venous insufficiency, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

  • Influenza Vaccine

    Each winter, millions of people suffer from influenza—the flu. The flu virus infects the nose, throat, and lungs, and spreads from person to person through coughs and sneezes. The video explains why a flu shot is important to help prevent this illness, which can be life-threatening in older adults.

  • Medical Management of Vascular Conditions

    Detailed information on the medical management of vascular conditions. Includes a description of the vascular system, risk factors for vascular conditions, causes of vascular conditions, and medical management of risk factors.

  • Normal Vision

    To understand how certain problems can affect your child's vision, it’s important to know how normal vision happens.

  • Premature Ventricular Contractions

    As the name suggests, premature ventricular contractions are contractions in the lower chambers of the heart that occur too early in the rhythm sequence. These contractions, also called Paces, are common, particularly in older adults. This video discusses what effect these contractions can have on your health.

  • Refractive Errors

    Read on to learn about common refractive errors, including astigmatism, nearsightedness, and farsightedness.

  • Types of Visual Screening Tests for Babies and Children

    Many types of vision tests can be used to check your child's ability to see. Some of them can be used at any age, and some are used based on your child's age and understanding.

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