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  1. Sea Lice
  2. Seabather's Eruption
  3. Seafood Allergy
  4. Seasickness
  5. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  6. Seasonal Affective Disorder: Using Light Therapy
  7. Seborrheic Keratoses
  8. Seborrheic Keratosis: Cryotherapy
  9. Seborrheic Keratosis: Curettage
  10. Seborrheic Keratosis: Electrocautery Treatment
  11. Seborrheic Keratosis: Laser Treatment
  12. Secondary Adrenocortical Insufficiency
  13. Secondary High Blood Pressure
  14. Second-Trimester Examinations and Tests
  15. Sedimentation Rate (Sed Rate) - Medical Test
  16. Seizure Medicine Levels in Blood - Medical Test
  17. Seizure Medicines for Tension Headaches
  18. Seizures
  19. Seizures (Epilepsy)
  20. Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy
  21. Self Breast Exam (SBE)
  22. Self-Care After a Stroke
  23. Self-Care Checklist
  24. Self-Care for AIDS Caregivers
  25. Self-Care for Sjögren's Syndrome
  26. Self-Care Tools
  27. Self-Esteem, Ages 6 to 10
  28. Self-Examination for Dental Plaque - Medical Test
  29. Self-Hypnosis
  30. Self-Hypnosis for Stress
  31. Self-Massage
  32. Semen Analysis - Medical Test
  33. Seminoma Testicular Cancer, Stage I, Deciding About Treatment
  34. Senile Keratosis
  35. Senior Health
  36. Senior’s Health: Can delirium be prevented or avoided?
  37. Senior’s Health: How can Comfort Rounds help?
  38. Senior’s Health: How can I help the person with delirium?
  39. Senior’s Health: How do you recognize delirium?
  40. Senior’s Health: How is delirium treated?
  41. Senior’s Health: Print Booklet & Resources
  42. Senior’s Health: What causes delirium?
  43. Senior’s Health: What is delirium?
  44. Senior’s Health: What puts someone at risk for delirium?
  45. Senior’s Health: What’s the difference between delirium and dementia?
  46. Senior’s Health: Will the person ever be back to how they were before?
  47. Seniors Health: Staying at home: Tips for your bathroom
  48. Sensory and Motor Development, Ages 1 to 12 Months
  49. Sensory and Motor Development, Ages 12 to 24 Months
  50. Sensory and Motor Growth in Newborns
  51. Sensual Exercises for Erection Problems
  52. Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy - Medical Test
  53. Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy: Using EMLA® Cream for Breast Procedures
  54. Separated Shoulder
  55. Separation Protests: Helping Your Child
  56. Sepsis (Septic Shock)
  57. Septoplasty
  58. Serotonin Syndrome
  59. Serum Glutamate-pyruvate Transaminase (SGPT) - Medical Test
  60. Serum Glutamic Oxaloacetic Transaminase (SGOT) - Medical Test
  61. Serum Hexosaminidase A and B - Medical Test
  62. Serum Osmolality - Medical Test
  63. Serum Protein Electrophoresis (SPEP) - Medical Test
  64. Serum Protein Test - Medical Test
  65. Setting Goals
  66. Setting Weight-Loss Goals
  67. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
  68. Severity of Back Injuries
  69. Sex After Childbirth
  70. Sex and Your Heart
  71. Sex During Pregnancy
  72. Sex Education, Talking With Children/Teenagers
  73. Sex Therapy for Erection Problems
  74. Sexual Abuse or Assault (Rape)
  75. Sexual Abuse, Child
  76. Sexual Abuse: Knowing About Sex at Too Young an Age
  77. Sexual Abuse: Physical Signs in Children
  78. Sexual Abuse: Signs and Symptoms
  79. Sexual and Reproductive Organs
  80. Sexual Dysfunction Causes: Medical Conditions
  81. Sexual Dysfunction Causes: Medicines
  82. Sexual Health
  83. Sexual Health: Consent for Sex - Other Places to Get Help
  84. Sexual Health: Oral Sex
  85. Sexual Health: Oral Sex – Other Places to Get Help
  86. Sexual Health: Sexting: Teens and Technology
  87. Sexual Health: Sexuality and the Media: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers
  88. Sexual Health: Talking about being LGBTQ with your Healthcare Provider
  89. Sexual Health: Understanding Consent for Sex: What it means for You
  90. Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression: Gender Identity and Transgender Issues
  91. Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression: Gender, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression
  92. Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression: Sexual Orientation
  93. Sexual Problems in Women
  94. Sexual Problems: Questions About Your Sexual History
  95. Sexuality and Physical Changes With Aging
  96. Sexuality While Breastfeeding
  97. Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing
  98. Sexually Transmitted Infections
  99. Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs): Epididymo-Orchitis
  100. Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs): Keeping Your Information Private When Reporting Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) in Alberta
  101. Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs): Mucopurulent Cervicitis (MPC)
  102. Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs): Non-Gonoccocal Urethritis (NGU)
  103. Sexually Transmitted Infections: Genital Examination for Men
  104. Sexually Transmitted Infections: Symptoms in Women
  105. Sexually Transmitted Infections: Treatment
  1. SLAP Lesion (Shoulder)
  2. Sleep and Your Body Clock
  3. Sleep and Your Health
  4. Sleep Apnea
  5. Sleep Apnea (Obstructive), Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Therapy for
  6. Sleep Apnea (Obstructive), CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) Therapy for
  7. Sleep Apnea (Obstructive), Deciding About a Sleep Study
  8. Sleep Apnea (Obstructive), Tonsillectomy for
  9. Sleep Apnea (Obstructive), Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty for
  10. Sleep Apnea Complications
  11. Sleep Apnea Study - Medical Test
  12. Sleep Apnea: Fibre-Optic Pharyngoscopy
  13. Sleep Apnea: Less Common Surgeries
  14. Sleep Apnea: Oral Devices
  15. Sleep Apnea: Should I Have a Sleep Study?
  16. Sleep Apnea: Should I Have Surgery?
  17. Sleep Apnea: Uvulopalatoplasty
  18. Sleep Problems
  19. Sleep Problems because of Shift Work
  20. Sleep Problems During Pregnancy
  21. Sleep Problems, Age 12 and Older
  22. Sleep Problems: Dealing With Jet Lag
  23. Sleep Problems: Narcolepsy
  24. Sleep Problems: Parasomnias
  25. Sleep Studies - Medical Test
  26. Sleep study: Should I have a sleep study for sleep apnea?
  27. Sleep, Rest, and Breastfeeding
  28. Sleep: Different Kinds of Sleep
  29. Sleep: Helping Your Children-and Yourself-Sleep Well
  30. Sleeping Better
  31. Sleeping Pills, Deciding About Use for Insomnia
  32. Sleeping with Restless Legs Syndrome: Getting more sleep
  33. Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
  34. Slipped Disc
  35. Slipped Neck Disc
  36. Slit Lamp Examination - Medical Test
  37. Slow Heart Rate (Bradycardia or Bradyarrhythmia)
  38. Slow Heart Rate, History and Physical Examination for - Medical Test
  39. Slow Heart Rate, Medical History and Physical Examination for - Medical Test
  40. Slow Heart Rate, Pacemaker for
  41. Slow Heart Rate, Physical Examination and Medical History for - Medical Test
  1. Spastic Colon
  2. Spasticity
  3. Special Diets for Epilepsy
  4. Specialists, Medical Care
  5. Specific Phobias
  6. SPECT Image of the Heart
  7. Speech and Language Delays: Common Misconceptions
  8. Speech and Language Development
  9. Speech and Language Development: Helping Your 1- to 2-Year-Old
  10. Speech and Language Development: Red Flags
  11. Speech and Language Milestones, Ages 1 to 3 Years
  12. Speech and Language Milestones, Ages 3 to 5 Years
  13. Speech and Language Milestones, Birth to 1 Year
  14. Speech Problems From Brain or Nervous System Damage
  15. Speech Problems: Normal Disfluency
  16. Speech, Language and Hearing: About Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists
  17. Speech, Language and Hearing: Resources
  18. Speech, Language and Hearing: Stuttering
  19. Speech: Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  20. Sperm Count - Medical Test
  21. Sperm Penetration Tests - Medical Test
  22. Spermatocele (Epididymal Cyst)
  23. Spermicide for Birth Control
  24. Spica cast, Caring for your child in a
  25. Spider Bite, Black Widow
  26. Spider Bite, Brown Recluse
  27. Spider Bites
  28. Spider Veins
  29. Spina Bifida
  30. Spinal Block for Childbirth
  31. Spinal Cord Injuries: Areas of Research
  32. Spinal Cord Injury
  33. Spinal Cord Injury: Adapting Your Home
  34. Spinal Cord Injury: Assisted Cough
  35. Spinal Cord Injury: Autonomic Dysreflexia
  36. Spinal Cord Injury: Breathing Practice
  37. Spinal Cord Injury: Changing Your Activity Levels
  38. Spinal Cord Injury: Dietary Issues
  39. Spinal Cord Injury: Flexibility Exercises
  40. Spinal Cord Injury: Safe Transfers To or From a Wheelchair
  41. Spinal Cord Injury: Sensual Exercises
  42. Spinal Cord Injury: Talking With Your Partner About Sex
  43. Spinal Cord Injury: Your Rehabilitation Team
  44. Spinal CT - Medical Test
  45. Spinal Curves in Scoliosis
  46. Spinal Decompression for Neck Pain
  47. Spinal Fusion for Scoliosis
  48. Spinal Fusion, Cervical
  49. Spinal Manipulation
  50. Spinal manipulation: Should I have spinal manipulation for low back pain?
  51. Spinal MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) - Medical Test
  52. Spinal Stenosis, Decompressive Laminectomy for
  53. Spinal Stenosis, Laminectomy, Decompressive for
  54. Spinal Stenosis, Lumbar
  55. Spinal Tap - Medical Test
  56. Spinal X-Ray - Medical Test
  57. Spiritual Healing
  58. Spirituality and Your Health
  59. Spitting Up
  60. Spleen and Liver Scan - Medical Test
  61. Splenectomy
  62. Splint Care Tips
  63. Splint Care Tips
  64. Splinter Removal
  65. Splinting
  66. Spondyloarthropathies
  67. Spondylolisthesis
  68. Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
  69. Sponsor's Role in Alcohol or Drug Recovery
  70. Sport and Recreation Safety : Adults
  71. Sport and Recreation Safety : Children
  72. Sport and Recreation Safety : Youth
  73. Sport and Recreation Safety: Older Adults
  74. Sports Hernia
  75. Sports Training With Plantar Fasciitis
  76. Sports-Related Dehydration
  77. Sprained Ankle
  78. Sprained Ankle: Rehabilitation Exercises
  79. Sprained Ankle: Using a Compression Wrap
  80. Sprue
  81. Sputum Culture - Medical Test
  82. Sputum Cytology - Medical Test
  1. St. John's Wort
  2. Stable Angina, Deciding About Angioplasty
  3. Stage I Nonseminoma Testicular Cancer, Deciding About Treatment
  4. Stage I Seminoma Testicular Cancer, Deciding About Treatment
  5. Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease
  6. Stages of Endometriosis
  7. Stages of Lyme Disease
  8. Stages of Sleep
  9. Stages of Sleep Apnea
  10. Stages of Syphilis
  11. Stamp Test (for Erection Problems) - Medical Test
  12. Stan's Story: Getting There Hasn't Been Easy
  13. Staph Foodborne Illness
  14. Staph Infection
  15. Stasis Leg Ulcer
  16. Statins
  17. Statins for High Cholesterol, Deciding About
  18. Statins: Should I Take Them to Prevent a Heart Attack or Stroke?
  19. Stay Active, Having enough Energy to: Quick Tips
  20. Staying Active: Being Active with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  21. Staying Active: Staying Active with Limited Mobility
  22. Staying Active: Your Physical Activity Plan
  23. Staying Healthy Around Animals
  24. Staying Healthy in the Backcountry: Drinking Water in the Backcountry
  25. Staying Healthy in the Backcountry: Garbage in the Backcountry
  26. Staying Healthy in the Backcountry: Human Waste in the Backcountry
  27. Staying Healthy in the Backcountry: Keeping Clean in the Backcountry
  28. Staying Healthy in the Backcountry: Packing Food for the Backcountry
  29. Staying Healthy in the Backcountry: Personal Safety in the Backcountry
  30. Staying Safe When You Take Several Medicines
  31. Staying Safe: After You Leave a Violent Relationship
  32. Staying Safe: If You Are in a Violent Relationship
  33. Stem Cell Donation
  34. Stem Cell Transplant for Lupus
  35. Stem Cell Transplant for Sickle Cell Disease
  36. Stem Cell Transplant, Allogeneic
  37. Stem Cell Transplant, Autologous
  38. Stenosis, Mitral Valve
  39. Step counter, Using a
  40. Steps for Dealing With High Blood Sugar
  41. Steps for Diagnosing Type 2 Diabetes
  42. Sterilization, Female
  43. Steroid Abuse, Anabolic
  44. Steroid Medicine for Asthma: Myths and Facts
  45. Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis
  46. Steve's Story: Coping With Arthritis
  47. STI Testing: Should I Get Tested for a Sexually Transmitted Infection?
  48. Stillbirth
  49. Still's Disease
  50. Stimulate Your Baby's Learning
  51. Stings, Insect
  52. Stomach Pain, Age 11 and Younger
  53. Stomach Pain, Age 12 and Older
  54. Stomach Stapling for Obesity
  55. Stomach Ulcer
  56. Stomach Ulcer Test - Medical Test
  57. Stool Analysis - Medical Test
  58. Stool Analysis for Giardiasis - Medical Test
  59. Stool Antigen Test - Medical Test
  60. Stool Culture - Medical Test
  61. Stool Tests for Colorectal Cancer - Medical Test
  62. Stool Tests for Colorectal Cancer : Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT): Common Questions
  63. Stop Negative Thoughts: Choosing a Healthier Way of Thinking
  64. Stop Negative Thoughts: Getting Started
  65. Stopping a Nosebleed
  66. Stopping Bleeding from a Minor Head Wound
  67. Stopping Breastfeeding Suddenly
  68. Stopping Facial Bleeding
  69. Stopping Medicine for Epilepsy
  70. Stopping unwanted thoughts: Positive thinking
  71. Storing Breast Milk
  72. Storing Insulin and Prefilling Syringes
  73. Strabismus
  74. Straight-Leg Test for Evaluating Low Back Pain
  75. Strep Throat
  76. Strep Throat Complications
  77. Strep Throat, Rapid Strep Test for - Medical Test
  78. Strep Throat: Home Treatment
  79. Streptococcal Gangrene
  80. Stress and Diabetes
  81. Stress and Fibromyalgia
  82. Stress Echocardiogram - Medical Test
  83. Stress Headaches
  84. Stress in Children and Teenagers
  85. Stress Incontinence in Men
  86. Stress Incontinence in Women: Should I Have Surgery?
  87. Stress Management
  88. Stress Management : Stress and Youth
  89. Stress Management on the Job
  90. Stress Management When You Have Cancer
  91. Stress Management: Breathing Exercises
  92. Stress Management: Breathing Exercises for Relaxation
  93. Stress Management: Doing Guided Imagery to Relax
  94. Stress Management: Doing Meditation
  95. Stress Management: Doing Progressive Muscle Relaxation
  96. Stress Management: Helping Your Child With Stress
  97. Stress Management: Imagery Exercises
  98. Stress Management: Managing Your Time
  99. Stress Management: Practicing Yoga to Relax
  100. Stress Management: Reducing Stress by Being Assertive
  101. Stress Management: Relaxing Your Mind and Body
  102. Stress Reduction for Caregivers: Quick Tips
  103. Stress Reduction for the Holidays: Quick Tips
  104. Stress Relief and Relaxation
  105. Stress Test - Medical Test
  106. Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women
  107. Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women, Tension-Free Vaginal Tape for
  108. Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women, Urethral Sling for
  109. Stress: Stress Self-Care Resources
  110. Stress: Stress: What to Look For
  111. Stress: Tips for Managing Stress
  112. Stroke
  113. Stroke and TIA: Who Is Affected
  114. Stroke Prevention with Anticoagulants, Deciding About
  115. Stroke Prevention, Taking Daily Aspirin
  116. Stroke Prevention: Should I Have a Carotid Artery Procedure?
  117. Stroke Recovery: Coping With Eating Problems
  118. Stroke Rehabilitation
  119. Stroke Risk and Carotid Endarterectomy
  120. Stroke Symptoms
  121. Stroke, Carotid Endarterectomy for
  122. Stroke: Alberta Stroke Information
  123. Stroke: Behaviour Changes
  124. Stroke: Bladder and Bowel Problems
  125. Stroke: Changes in Emotions
  126. Stroke: Common Disabilities
  127. Stroke: Dealing With Depression
  128. Stroke: Driving a Car in Alberta After a Stroke
  129. Stroke: Getting Dressed
  130. Stroke: Hesitant or Impulsive?
  131. Stroke: How to Prevent Another One
  132. Stroke: Life-Threatening Complications
  133. Stroke: Memory Tips
  134. Stroke: Perception Changes
  135. Stroke: Preventing Injury in Affected Limbs
  136. Stroke: Problems With Ignoring the Affected Side
  137. Stroke: Should I Move My Loved One Into Long-Term Care?
  138. Stroke: Should I take daily aspirin to prevent a heart attack or stroke?
  139. Stroke: Speech and Language Problems
  140. Stroke: Your Rehabilitation Team
  141. Stuttering
  142. Stuttering: How a Teacher Can help a Student Who Stutters
  143. Stuttering: Risk Factors
  144. Stuttering: Tips to Help You Speak With Someone Who Stutters
  145. Stuttering: What is Stuttering?
  146. Stuttering: What You Can Do to Help a Child Who Stutters
  147. Styes and Chalazia
  1. Subacromial Smoothing and Acromioplasty for Rotator Cuff Disorders
  2. Subchorionic Hemorrhage
  3. Subclinical Hyperthyroidism
  4. Subclinical Hypothyroidism
  5. Substance Abuse, Teen
  6. Substance Use and Mental Health Issues
  7. Substance Use in Older Adults
  8. Substance Use Problems
  9. Substance Use Problems: How to Help Your Teen
  10. Substance Use Problems: Signs at Home
  11. Substance Use Problems: Signs at School
  12. Substance Use Problems: Signs in Your Child's Friendships
  13. Substance Use: Common Drugs
  14. Substance Use: Common Drugs: Barbiturates
  15. Substance Use: Common Drugs: Bath Salts
  16. Substance Use: Common Drugs: Caffeine
  17. Substance Use: Common Drugs: Gravol®
  18. Substance Use: Common Drugs: Magic Mushrooms
  19. Substance Use: Common Drugs: Opioids
  20. Substance Use: Common Drugs: PCP
  21. Substance Use: Common Drugs: Ritalin®
  22. Substance Use: Common Drugs: Talwin® and Ritalin® (T’s and R’s)
  23. Substance Use: Overdose Prevention
  24. Substance Use: Pregnancy and Quitting Smoking: Are you Ready?
  25. Substance Use: Pregnancy and Quitting Smoking: Benefits of Quitting
  26. Substance Use: Pregnancy and Quitting Smoking: Fear of Failure
  27. Substance Use: Pregnancy and Quitting Smoking: Nicotine Recovery
  28. Substance Use: Pregnancy and Quitting Smoking: Nicotine Replacement Therapies (NRTs)
  29. Substance Use: Pregnancy and Quitting Smoking: Plan for Change
  30. Substance Use: Pregnancy and Quitting Smoking: Safety Concerns
  31. Substance Use: Pregnancy and Quitting Smoking: Telling Others
  32. Substance Use: Pregnancy and Quitting Smoking: Tips for Cravings
  33. Substance Use: Pregnancy and Quitting Smoking: Weight Gain
  34. Substance Use: Pregnancy and Smoking: Reducing Harm
  35. Substance Use: Pregnancy and Smoking: Smoking After Pregnancy
  36. Substance Use: Pregnancy and Smoking: Smoking and Breastmilk
  37. Substance Use: Safe Withdrawal
  38. Substance Use: Withdrawal from Methamphetamines
  39. Substitute Decision-Maker, Choosing a
  40. Sucking and Malocclusion
  41. Sudden Changes in Vision
  42. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
  43. Suicidal Thoughts or Threats
  44. Suicide Assessment
  45. Suicide Threats: What to Do
  46. Suicide: Self-harm
  47. Suicide: Self-Harm and Youth
  48. Suicide: Suicide Prevention
  49. Suicide: Suicide Resources
  50. Suicide: The Language of Suicide
  51. Suicide: What to do if you are feeling suicidal
  52. Suicide: Worried about a friend’s behaviour?
  53. Sun Protection to Prevent Sunburn
  54. Sunburn
  55. Sunburn and Skin Cancer
  56. Sunburn: Skin Types
  57. Support Groups and Social Support
  58. Support Groups for Substance Use Problems: Being an Active Member
  59. Supporting Someone Who Has an Eating Disorder
  60. Suprapubic Catheter Care
  61. Supraventricular Tachycardia
  62. Supraventricular Tachycardia, Catheter Ablation for
  63. Supraventricular Tachycardia: Should I Have Catheter Ablation?
  64. Surgery for an Achilles Tendon Rupture
  65. Surgery for Chronic Pelvic Pain
  66. Surgery for Glaucoma and a Cataract
  67. Surgery for Ovarian Cysts
  68. Surgery for Tennis Elbow
  69. Surgery Options for Patellar Tracking Disorder
  70. Surgery: What to Expect
  71. Surgery: What to Expect: Deep Breathing, Coughing, and Moving After Abdominal Surgery
  72. Surgery: What to Expect: Deep Breathing, Coughing, and Moving After Surgery
  73. Surgery: Your Surgery Journey Video Series
  74. Surgical Abortion Care
  75. Surgical Excision of Melanoma
  76. Surgical Nail Removal for Fungal Nail Infections
  77. Surgical Removal of Ganglions
  78. Surgical Removal of Genital Warts by Excision
  79. Susan's Story: A Friend Really Helps