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  1. Head Injuries in Children: Problems to Watch For
  2. Head Injury, Age 3 and Younger
  3. Head Injury, Age 4 and Older
  4. Head Lice
  5. Head Lice: How to Treat Head Lice
  6. Headache Prevention: Posture and Body Mechanics
  7. Headaches
  8. Headaches
  9. Headaches in Children
  10. Headaches in Children: Medications to Prevent Migraines in Children
  11. Headaches in Children: Treatments
  12. Headaches in Children: Types and Causes of Headaches in Children
  13. Headaches, Migraine
  14. Headaches, Tension-type
  15. Headaches: Finding and Avoiding Triggers
  16. Headaches: Managing a Headache
  17. Headaches: Relaxation Audio Tracks
  18. Headaches: Should I Have Imaging Tests to Find Out What's Causing My Headaches?
  19. Headaches: Should I Take Medicine to Prevent Migraines?
  20. Headaches: Should I Take Prescription Medicine for Tension Headaches?
  21. Healing Through Humour
  22. Healing Touch
  23. Health and Safety, Ages 2 to 5 Years
  24. Health and Safety, Birth to 2 Years
  25. Health Canada and FDA Advisories for Antidepressants
  26. Health Care Professionals
  27. Health Claims on Food Labels
  28. Health Decisions
  29. Health Problems Associated With Adult Obesity
  30. Health Risks Related to Smokeless Tobacco
  31. Health Screening: Finding Health Problems Early
  32. Health Screenings: Should I Buy Commercial Tests?
  33. Health Tracking Forms and Checklists
  34. Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia (Nosocomial Pneumonia)
  35. Healthwise Self-Care Checklist
  36. Healthy Aging
  37. Healthy Aging and Driving: Motor Vehicle Safety for Older Adults
  38. Healthy Aging: Is It Time to Stop Driving?
  39. Healthy Attitudes Toward Food and Exercise
  40. Healthy Bladder and Bowel: Bladder and Bowel Diary
  41. Healthy Bladder and Bowel: Factors that Affect Your Bladder Health
  42. Healthy Bladder and Bowel: Retraining the Bladder
  43. Healthy Diet Guidelines for a Healthy Heart
  44. Healthy Eating
  45. Healthy Eating
  46. Healthy Eating and Older Adults
  47. Healthy Eating for Children
  48. Healthy Eating in Children: Problems Caused by Poor Nutrition
  49. Healthy Eating in Children: Things That Influence Food Choices
  50. Healthy eating on a budget: Quick tips
  51. Healthy Eating to Decrease Stress
  52. Healthy Eating: Changing Your Eating Habits
  53. Healthy Eating: Cutting Unhealthy Fats From Your Diet
  54. Healthy Eating: Eating Heart-Healthy Foods
  55. Healthy Eating: Eating Less Sodium
  56. Healthy Eating: Getting Started: Setting SMART Goals
  57. Healthy Eating: Getting Support When Changing Your Eating Habits
  58. Healthy Eating: Healthy Holiday Eating
  59. Healthy Eating: Helping Your Child Learn Healthy Eating Habits
  60. Healthy Eating: Influences on Eating Behaviour
  61. Healthy Eating: Making Healthy Choices When You Eat Out
  62. Healthy Eating: Making Healthy Choices When You Shop
  63. Healthy Eating: Overcoming Barriers to Change
  64. Healthy Eating: Recognizing Your Hunger Signals
  65. Healthy Eating: Setting SMART Goals
  66. Healthy Eating: Starting a Plan for Change
  67. Healthy Eating: Staying With Your Plan
  68. Healthy Eating: Taking Calcium and Vitamin D
  69. Healthy Habits for Kids
  70. Healthy Habits to Prevent or Reduce Problems From Osteoporosis
  71. Healthy Living: Multicultural Information about Heart Disease, Stroke and Healthy Living
  72. Healthy meals: Quick tips for making
  73. Healthy Muscles
  74. Healthy snacks: Quick tips for making
  75. Hearing Aids
  76. Hearing Loss
  77. Hearing Loss: Should I Get Hearing Aids?
  78. Hearing Protectors
  79. Hearing Tests - Medical Test
  80. Hearing: Communicating If You Have Hearing Loss
  81. Hearing: Communicating with People Who Have Trouble Hearing
  82. Hearing: Tips for When It's Hard to Communicate
  83. Heart and Circulation
  84. Heart Arrhythmias and Exercise
  85. Heart Attack and Stroke in Women: Reducing Your Risk
  86. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  87. Heart Attack and Unstable Angina
  88. Heart Attack Enzyme Tests - Medical Test
  89. Heart Attack: How to Prevent Another One
  90. Heart attack: Living with a pacemaker or ICD
  91. Heart Block
  92. Heart Catheterization - Medical Test
  93. Heart Catheterization for Congenital Heart Defects - Medical Test
  94. Heart CT Angiogram - Medical Test
  95. Heart Defects (Congenital), Heart Catheterization for - Medical Test
  96. Heart Disease Risk Calculator
  97. Heart Echocardiogram - Medical Test
  98. Heart Failure
  99. Heart Failure and Sexual Activity
  100. Heart Failure and Sleep Problems
  101. Heart Failure Complications
  102. Heart Failure Daily Action Plan
  103. Heart Failure Stages
  104. Heart Failure Symptoms
  105. Heart Failure Types
  106. Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction (Diastolic Heart Failure)
  107. Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction (Systolic Heart Failure)
  108. Heart Failure, History and Physical Examination for - Medical Test
  109. Heart Failure: Activity and Exercise
  110. Heart Failure: Avoiding Colds and Flu
  111. Heart Failure: Avoiding Medicines That Make Symptoms Worse
  112. Heart Failure: Avoiding Triggers for Sudden Heart Failure
  113. Heart Failure: Checking Your Weight
  114. Heart Failure: Compensation by the Heart and Body
  115. Heart Failure: Eating a Healthy Diet
  116. Heart Failure: Eating Out on a Low Salt Diet
  117. Heart Failure: Less Common Symptoms
  118. Heart Failure: Managing Heart Failure: Heart Failure Action Plan
  119. Heart Failure: Should I Get a Pacemaker (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)?
  120. Heart Failure: Should I Get an Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)?
  121. Heart Failure: Taking Medicines Properly
  122. Heart Failure: Tips for Caregivers
  123. Heart Failure: Tips for Easier Breathing
  124. Heart Failure: Watching Your Fluids
  125. Heart Health: Walking for a Healthy Heart
  126. Heart Murmur
  127. Heart Rate Problems: Should I Get a Pacemaker?
  128. Heart Rhythm Problems and Driving
  129. Heart Rhythm Problems: Diary of Symptoms
  130. Heart Rhythm Problems: How to Travel Safely
  131. Heart Rhythm Problems: Should I Get an Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)?
  132. Heart Rhythm Problems: Symptoms
  133. Heart Tests: When Do You Need Them?
  134. Heart Transplant
  135. Heart Valve (Aortic) Regurgitation
  136. Heart Valve Disease
  137. Heart Valve Disease and Pregnancy
  138. Heart Valve Problems: Should I Choose a Mechanical Valve or Tissue Valve to Replace My Heart Valve?
  139. Heart Valve Replacement Surgery
  140. Heart Valve Replacement Surgery: Life After Surgery
  141. Heart Valve Replacement: How to Prepare
  142. Heart Valve Surgery: Recovery
  143. Heartbeat, Changes
  144. Heartburn
  145. Heartburn (GERD): Controlling heartburn by changing your habits
  146. Heartburn: Changing Your Eating Habits
  147. Heartburn: Reducing Pressure on Your Stomach
  148. Heart-healthy diet, Eating a
  149. Heart-Healthy Eating
  150. Heart-Healthy Eating: Fish
  151. Heart-Healthy Lifestyle
  152. Heat After an Injury
  153. Heat Rash
  154. Heat Waves
  155. Heat-Related Illnesses
  156. Heatstroke First Aid
  157. Heatstroke Prevention: Acclimating to the Heat
  158. Heatstroke Prevention: What to Wear
  159. Heatstroke: Emergency Symptoms
  160. Heavy Menstrual Periods
  161. Heavy Sweating
  162. Heel Bursitis or Tendon Injury: Preventing Pain
  163. Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
  164. Heimlich Maneuver
  165. Heimlich Manoeuvre for Adults and Children Older Than 1 Year
  166. Helicobacter Pylori Bacteria
  167. Helicobacter Pylori Tests - Medical Test
  168. HELLP Syndrome and Pre-Eclampsia
  169. Help for Anger Problems
  170. Help Your School-Age Child Develop Social Skills
  171. Help Your Working Teen Balance Responsibilities and Set Priorities
  172. Helpful Resources: Stories
  173. Helping a Family Member Who Has PTSD
  174. Helping a Loved One After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
  175. Helping a Person During a Seizure
  176. Helping Adolescents Develop More Mature Ways of Thinking
  177. Helping Children During Immunizations
  178. Helping Children With Disabilities Stay Active
  179. Helping Kids Handle Peer Pressure
  180. Helping Others: Concerned for a Friend's Alcohol or Drug Use
  181. Helping Others: For Families
  182. Helping Others: For Friends
  183. Helping Others: Keeping Connected With Your Friend
  184. Helping Others: Supporting Your Friend's Mental Wellness
  185. Helping Others: Talking With Your Friend
  186. Helping Someone During a Panic Attack
  187. Helping Your Child Avoid Tobacco, Drugs, and Alcohol
  188. Helping Your Child Build a Healthy Body Image
  189. Helping Your Child Build Inner Strength
  190. Helping Your Child Transition Into Middle School or Junior High
  191. Helping Your Child Who Is Overweight
  192. Helping Your Newborn Learn
  193. Helping Your School-Age Child Learn About the Body
  194. Helping Your Teen Become a Safe Driver
  195. Helping Your Teen Follow a Gluten-Free Diet
  196. Hemangioma
  197. Hemispherectomy for Epilepsy
  198. Hemochromatosis
  199. Hemochromatosis Gene Test (HFE Test) - Medical Test
  200. Hemochromatosis Genetic Screening
  201. Hemodialysis
  202. Hemodialysis Compared to Peritoneal Dialysis
  203. Hemodialysis: Are You Shortening Your Dialysis Time?
  204. Hemodialysis: Caring for Your Buttonhole Site
  205. Hemodialysis: Caring for Your New Central Venous Catheter (CVC) for Dialysis
  206. Hemodialysis: Exercise for People on Dialysis
  207. Hemoglobin A1c - Medical Test
  208. Hemoglobin Electrophoresis - Medical Test
  209. Hemoglobin S Test - Medical Test
  210. Hemophilia
  211. Hemophilia, Clotting Factor Replacement for
  212. Hemophilia: Preventing Bleeding Episodes
  213. Hemophilia: Treatment for People Who Have Inhibitors
  214. Hemophilia: Understanding Genetic Risk
  215. Hemorrhage, Diverticular
  216. Hemorrhagic Stroke
  217. Hemorrhoid Surgery (Hemorrhoidectomy)
  218. Hemorrhoidectomy for Hemorrhoids
  219. Hemorrhoids
  220. Hemorrhoids, Infrared Photocoagulation for
  221. Hemorrhoids, Rubber Band Ligation for
  222. Hemorrhoids: Which Treatment Should I Use?
  223. Henna Tattoos (Mehndi)
  224. Hepatitis A
  225. Hepatitis A and Undercooked Shellfish
  226. Hepatitis A Virus Test - Medical Test
  227. Hepatitis B
  228. Hepatitis B and C: Risk of Liver Cancer
  229. Hepatitis B Treatment Recommendations
  230. Hepatitis B Viral DNA
  231. Hepatitis B Virus Tests - Medical Test
  232. Hepatitis B: How to Avoid Spreading the Virus
  233. Hepatitis B: Post-Vaccination Test for Immunity
  234. Hepatitis B: Should I Be Tested?
  235. Hepatitis B: Should I Take Antiviral Medicine for Chronic Hepatitis B?
  236. Hepatitis C
  237. Hepatitis C Genotypes
  238. Hepatitis C Virus Tests - Medical Test
  239. Hepatitis C: Your Risk for Cirrhosis
  240. Hepatitis D
  241. Hepatitis E
  242. Hepatitis Immunoglobulin (HBIG)
  243. Hepatitis Panel
  244. Hepatobiliary Scan - Medical Test
  245. Hernia, Hiatal
  246. Hernia, Inguinal
  247. Hernia, Inguinal, Laparoscopic Repair of
  248. Herniated Disc, Discectomy and Microdiscectomy for
  249. Herniated Disc, Medical History and Physical Examination for - Medical Test
  250. Herniated Disc, Percutaneous Discectomy for
  251. Herniated Neck Disc
  252. Heroin
  253. Herpes Tests - Medical Test
  254. Herpes, Genital
  1. Hiatal Hernia
  2. Hiatal Hernia and GERD
  3. Hiccups
  4. HIDA Scan - Medical Test
  5. Hidden Gluten
  6. Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  7. High Blood Pressure
  8. High Blood Pressure
  9. High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy
  10. High Blood Pressure in Children
  11. High Blood Pressure, Physical Examination for - Medical Test
  12. High Blood Pressure, Transient Ischemic Attack, and Stroke
  13. High Blood Pressure: Checking Your Blood Pressure at Home
  14. High Blood Pressure: Nutrition Tips
  15. High Blood Pressure: Over-the-Counter Medicines to Avoid
  16. High Blood Pressure: Should I Take Medicine?
  17. High Blood Pressure: Taking Medicines Properly
  18. High Blood Pressure: Using the DASH Diet
  19. High Blood Sugar Emergencies from Diabetes, Preventing
  20. High Blood Sugar from Diabetes
  21. High blood sugar in children with diabetes, Preventing
  22. High Cholesterol
  23. High Cholesterol: Effect of Food on Cholesterol
  24. High Cholesterol: Healthy Food Choices
  25. High Cholesterol: How a Dietitian Can Help
  26. High Cholesterol: Making Lifestyle Changes
  27. High Triglycerides
  28. High-Output Heart Failure
  29. High-Potassium Foods
  30. High-Pressure Injection Wounds
  31. High-Protein Foods for Wound Healing
  32. High-Risk Pregnancy
  33. High-Risk Sexual Behaviour
  34. High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein - Medical Test
  35. Hip Bursitis or Tendon Injury: Preventing Pain
  36. Hip Dysplasia, Congenital
  37. Hip Dysplasia, Developmental
  38. Hip Dysplasia: Caring for Your Child in a Body (Spica) Cast
  39. Hip Fracture
  40. Hip Fracture Repair (Hip Pinning)
  41. Hip Fractures: What Increases Your Risk
  42. Hip Injuries, Age 11 and Younger
  43. Hip Injuries, Age 12 and Older
  44. Hip Problems, Age 11 and Younger
  45. Hip Problems, Age 12 and Older
  46. Hip Replacement Surgery, Deciding About
  47. Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty
  48. Hip X-Ray - Medical Test
  49. Hirschsprung's Disease
  50. Histocompatibility Testing - Medical Test
  51. History and Physical Exam for Osteoarthritis - Medical Test
  52. History and Physical Examination for Atrial Fibrillation - Medical Test
  53. History and Physical Examination for Fast Heart Rate - Medical Test
  54. History and Physical Examination for Heart Failure - Medical Test
  55. History and Physical Examination for Low Back Pain - Medical Test
  56. History and Physical Examination for Tachycardia - Medical Test
  57. History for Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) - Medical Test
  58. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Infection
  59. HIV and AIDS: Who Is Affected
  60. HIV and Cytomegalovirus
  61. HIV and Exercise
  62. HIV and Fatigue
  63. HIV and Pregnancy
  64. HIV and Weight Loss
  65. HIV Home Care
  66. HIV Infection, Counseling for
  67. HIV Infection, Medical History and Physical Examination for - Medical Test
  68. HIV Load Measurement - Medical Test
  69. HIV Screening
  70. HIV Symptoms in Children
  71. HIV Test - Medical Test
  72. HIV Testing: Should I Get Tested for Human Immunodeficiency Virus?
  73. HIV Treatment in Children
  74. HIV Viral Load
  75. HIV Viral Load Measurement - Medical Test
  76. HIV: Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)
  77. HIV: Giving Support
  78. HIV: Human Immundeficiency Virus Infection
  79. HIV: Non-Progressors and HIV-Resistant People
  80. HIV: Preventing Infections
  81. HIV: Preventing Other Infections When You Have HIV
  82. HIV: Risks of Sexual Contact
  83. HIV: Stages of Infection
  84. HIV: Taking Antiretroviral Drugs
  85. HIV: Tips for Caregivers to Avoid Infection
  86. HIV: Why Healthy Eating Matters
  87. HIV-2
  1. Hoarding Disorder
  2. Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  3. Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Radiation Therapy for
  4. Holter Monitoring - Medical Test
  5. Home Blood Glucose Test - Medical Test
  6. Home Blood Pressure Test - Medical Test
  7. Home Ear Examination - Medical Test
  8. Home Health Supplies
  9. Home Lung Function Test - Medical Test
  10. Home Oxygen Therapy
  11. Home Pregnancy Tests - Medical Test
  12. Home Remedies for Bites and Stings
  13. Home Test for Protein in Urine
  14. Home Treatment for Second-Degree Burns
  15. Homeopathy
  16. Homocysteine - Medical Test
  17. Homocystinuria
  18. Hope and Healing after Suicide: After a Suicide: Your Grief is Unique
  19. Hope and Healing after Suicide: Healing after a Loved One's Suicide Death
  20. Hope and Healing after Suicide: Overview
  21. Hope and Healing after Suicide: References
  22. Hope and Healing After Suicide: Telling Children and Teens About a Suicide Death
  23. Hordeolum
  24. Hormonal Birth Control: Risk of Blood Clots
  25. Hormonal Factors in Erection Problems
  26. Hormone Inhibin A - Medical Test
  27. Hormone Replacement Therapy, Deciding About
  28. Hormone Tests to Check for Undescended Testicles
  29. Hormone Therapy for Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding, Deciding About
  30. Hormone Therapy for Endometriosis, Deciding About
  31. Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer (Androgen Deprivation Therapy, or ADT)
  32. Hormone Treatment for Breast Cancer
  33. Hormones
  34. Hospice
  35. Hospital Discharge Planning
  36. Hospital Isolation Rooms
  37. Hospital Patient Advocates
  38. Hospital Policies and Breastfeeding
  39. Hostility and Anger
  40. Hot Flashes and Menopause
  41. Hot flashes, Managing
  42. Hot Weather, Tips for Staying Active
  43. Housing: Renting in Alberta
  44. How a Scrape Heals
  45. How ADHD Affects Your Child
  46. How Adolescent Thinking Develops
  47. How Asthma Develops in Children
  48. How Birth Control Methods Prevent Pregnancy
  49. How Common Is Lumbar Spinal Stenosis?
  50. How Cystic Fibrosis Affects Breathing and the Lungs
  51. How Cystic Fibrosis Affects Digestion and the Pancreas
  52. How Cystic Fibrosis Affects the Bones
  53. How Cystic Fibrosis Affects the Reproductive System
  54. How Cystic Fibrosis Affects the Sweat Glands
  55. How Diabetes Causes Blindness
  56. How Diabetes Causes Foot Problems
  57. How Diabetes Causes Nerve Disease
  58. How Erections Occur
  59. How Normal Vision Develops
  60. How Pregnancy (Conception) Occurs
  61. How Reading Helps Language Development
  62. How Storytelling Helps Children Express Feelings About Loss
  63. How the Body Controls Blood Sugar
  64. How the Heart Works
  65. How to Find Sodium
  66. How to Get Rid of Medicines
  67. How to Get Up Safely After a Fall
  68. How to Recognize Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac
  69. How to Start Being Active: Aerobic Training
  70. How to Start Being Active: All about Exercise Words
  71. How to Start Being Active: Getting Ready for Positive Changes
  72. How to Start Being Active: Good Reasons to be More Active
  73. How to Start Being Active: How Active Do I Need to Be?
  74. How to Start Being Active: Physical Activity and Exercise
  75. How to Start Being Active: Strengthening Your Core
  76. How to Start Being Active: The Importance of Being Active Outdoors
  77. How to Start Being Active: Understanding flexibility: An Important part of fitness
  78. How to Stop Bleeding From a Head Wound
  79. How to Take Birth Control Pills
  80. How to Teach Your Child by Example
  81. How to Track Your Stress
  82. How to Transport a Piece of Tongue
  83. How We Hear
  84. How Your Joints Work
  1. Hydatidiform Mole
  2. Hydrocele
  3. Hydrocele, Congenital
  4. Hydrocephalus, Congenital
  5. Hydrocortisone for Itching
  6. Hydrocortisone Test - Medical Test
  7. Hydrotherapy
  8. Hyperactivity
  9. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  10. Hyperbilirubinemia in Newborns
  11. Hypercholesterolemia
  12. Hyperglycemia in children with diabetes, Preventing
  13. Hyperglycemia, Diabetic
  14. Hyperglycemic Emergencies from Diabetes, Preventing
  15. Hyperopia (Farsightedness)
  16. Hyperparathyroidism
  17. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  18. Hypertension, Physical Examination for - Medical Test
  19. Hypertension: Checking your blood pressure at home
  20. Hypertension: Taking medicines properly
  21. Hypertension: Using the DASH diet
  22. Hyperthyroidism
  23. Hyperthyroidism, Radioactive Iodine for
  24. Hyperthyroidism: Age-Related Symptoms
  25. Hyperthyroidism: Graves' Ophthalmopathy
  26. Hyperthyroidism: Medicines for Symptoms
  27. Hyperthyroidism: Should I Use Antithyroid Medicine or Radioactive Iodine?
  28. Hypertriglyceridemia
  29. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  30. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Types
  31. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Risk of Sudden Death
  32. Hyperventilation
  33. Hypnosis
  34. Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar) in People Without Diabetes
  35. Hypoglycemia from taking insulin, Dealing with
  36. Hypoglycemia from taking oral diabetes medicine, Dealing with
  37. Hypoglycemia in children with diabetes, Preventing
  38. Hypoglycemia with Gestational Diabetes, Dealing With
  39. Hypoglycemia, Diabetic
  40. Hypospadias
  41. Hypothermia
  42. Hypothermia and Cold Temperature Exposure
  43. Hypothyroidism
  44. Hypothyroidism in Infants, Children, and Teens
  45. Hysterectomy
  46. Hysterectomy and Oophorectomy to Treat Endometriosis, Deciding About
  47. Hysterectomy and Oophorectomy: Should I Use Estrogen Therapy (ET)?
  48. Hysterectomy for Endometrial Cancer
  49. Hysterectomy for Ovarian Cancer
  50. Hysterectomy Questions
  51. Hysterectomy: Concerns About Sex
  52. Hysterectomy: Emotional Reactions
  53. Hysterectomy: Should I Also Have My Ovaries Removed?
  54. Hysterectomy: Types of Surgical Incisions
  55. Hysterosalpingogram - Medical Test
  56. Hysteroscopy - Medical Test
  57. Hysteroscopy for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding - Medical Test
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