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Walking as Aerobic Exercise

Walking boot or cast for plantar fasciitis

Walking for a healthy heart

Walking for wellness and fitness

Wall Motion Study

Warfarin and Vitamin K

warfarin (injection)

warfarin (oral)

Warfarin: Taking Your Medicine Safely

Warfarin: Why Taking It Is Worth It

Warm Compresses for Eye Problems

Warning Signs of Dementia

Warning Signs of Suicide

Warning Signs of Suicide in Adults

Warning Signs of Suicide in Children and Teens

Warning Signs of Suicide in Older Adults

Wart Remover

Warts and Plantar Warts

Warts, Cryosurgery for

Warts: Electrosurgery and Curettage

Warts, Genital (Human Papillomavirus, HPV)

Warts, Laser Surgery for

Warts: Should I Treat Warts?

Warts: Using Salicylic Acid

Washing Your Hands

Watchful Waiting (Surveillance) for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Water Exercise

Water on the Brain (Hydrocephalus)

Water Purification to Prevent Giardia

Water Therapy

Ways HIV Cannot Be Spread

Ways to Comfort a Baby in the Hospital

Ways to Comfort a Crying Baby

Ways To Reduce Stress

Weakness and Fatigue


Weaning: Signs That Baby Is Ready

Weber Test

Wee Care

Week 12 of Pregnancy: What's Going On Inside

Week 16 of Pregnancy: What's Going On Inside

Week 20 of Pregnancy: What's Going On Inside

Week 24 of Pregnancy: What's Going On Inside

Week 28 of Pregnancy: What's Going On Inside

Week 32 of Pregnancy: What's Going On Inside

Week 36 of Pregnancy: What's Going On Inside

Week 40 of Pregnancy: What's Going On Inside

Week 8 of Pregnancy: What's Going On Inside

Weight and Coronary Artery Disease

Weight and Health Risk Calculator

Weight and Your Mind

Weight Loss by Limiting Calories

Weight Management

Weight Management

Weight Management: Should I Use Over-the-Counter Diet Aids?

Weight Management: Stop Negative Thoughts

Weight-Bearing Exercises to Maintain Healthy Bones

Weight-Loss Medicines

Weight-Loss Surgery

Weight-Loss Surgery: How Others Decided

Weight-loss surgery, Should I have


Wellbaby DHA

Wellbutrin SR

Wellbutrin XL

Well-Child Visits

West Nile Virus


West-Decon M


Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Photodynamic Therapy for

Wet Macular Degeneration, Age-Related, Photodynamic Therapy for

Wet Mount, Vaginal

What Are Opioids?

What Increases Your Risk of Becoming a Victim of Domestic Abuse or Violence?

What Is a Hospital Patient Advocate?

What Is a Sleep Study?

What Is a Stroke?

What Is a TIA?

What Is a Vitamin K Diet?

What Is A1c?

What Is Atrial Fibrillation?

What Is Chemotherapy?

What Is Clot-Busting (Thrombolytic) Treatment?

What Is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)?

What Is Mindfulness?

What Is Radiation Therapy?

What Platelets Do

What the Liver Does

What to Do About Missed or Skipped Birth Control Pills

What to Do if Your Cardiac Device Is Recalled

What to Expect When You Have an Extremely Premature Infant

When to Have a Cholesterol Test

When to Treat Malocclusion


Whipple Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer

Whispered Speech Test

Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Why Are Blood Tests Needed With Some Medicines?

Why Beta-Blockers Are Important After a Heart Attack

Why Children Don't Need Antibiotics for Colds or Flu

Why Get a Chlamydia Test?

Why Get Screened for Glaucoma?

Why Get Your Child Immunized?

Why Get Your Older Child or Teen Immunized?

Why You Don't Need Antibiotics for Bronchitis


wild yam

Wilms Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]

Wilms Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]

WinRho SDF

Winter Blues or Depression

Wisdom Teeth: Should I Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Wisdom Tooth Problems

Wise Health Consumer

Wise Health Decisions

Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome

Women and Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries

Women's Health

Work Closely With Your Doctor

Work Closely With Your Doctor

Working With More Than One Doctor

Workplace Health

Worried About Addiction to Opioids?

Wound and Skin Cultures

Wound, Cleaning and Bandaging

WP Thyroid

Wrapping a Sprained Ankle

Wrist Care: Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Wrist, Finger, and Hand Injuries

Wrist, Finger, and Hand Problems, Noninjury

Wrist Splint for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Wrist Tendon Injury: Preventing Pain

Wrist X-Ray

Writing an Advance Directive