|Whooping Cough (Pertussis) in Adults
Detailed information on whooping cough, including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention
Whiplash means your neck was bent forcibly forward and then backward, or vice versa.
|What is Fish and Shellfish Poisoning?
At certain times of the year, various species of fish and shellfish contain toxins, even if well cooked. The most common type of fish poisoning in travelers is ciguatera fish poisoning.
|West Nile Virus
The West Nile virus is spread by insects, most often mosquitoes. The West Nile virus can infect humans, birds, mosquitoes, horses, and some other mammals. West Nile virus is spread to humans through the bite of an infected female mosquito.
|Wheat Allergy Diet
Detailed information on wheat allergy, a type of food allergy, including how to read a label for a wheat-free diet
|Water Safety for Parents
Here you will find preventive steps to protect children from drowning in homes, pools, and open waters, such as lakes, rivers, and oceans
|When to Call For Help
Detailed information on when to call for help in an emergency situation
|Wisdom Teeth Extraction
Because most mouths are too small for the 4 additional molars called wisdom teeth, these teeth usually must be removed.
Detailed information on well-care visits and children, including when well-care visits should be scheduled
|Warning Signs During Pregnancy
Call your healthcare provider right away if you have bleeding from the vagina, blurry vision, severe headaches, or other specific symptoms.