Common Health Concerns

Understanding common health concerns and what can be done to prevent or treat them can go a long way towards reducing the stress you feel when it comes to your health and the health of those in your care.

Whether you have seen a health story on the news, your child has come home from school with a note about immunizations, or your teenage daughter wants to go to another country on an exchange program, you are looking for information to guide you through the steps toward making informed health decisions. Having easy to understand health information at your fingertips will help you to focus on the key facts and save time.

In this section, there are information topics about some of the most common health concerns, so it is easy for you to find what you are looking for as quickly as possible.

Is it an emergency?

If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.
If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance, call Poison Control now at 1-800-567-8911.

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