|Whooping Cough (Pertussis) in Adults
Detailed information on whooping cough, including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention
Whiplash is an injury caused by the neck bending forcibly forward and then backward, or vice versa. The injury usually involves the muscles, discs, nerves, and tendons in the neck.
|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
Detailed information on West Nile virus, including symptoms, prevention, and treatment
|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
Whether you decided to have your baby boy circumcised or not, it’s important to know how to care for his special needs. Find tips for caring for both circumcised and uncircumcised babies.
|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 four additional molars called wisdom teeth, these teeth usually must be extracted.
Detailed information on well-care visits and children, including when well-care visits should be scheduled
|Warning Signs During Pregnancy
Call your health care provider immediately if you have bleeding from the vagina, blurry vision, severe headaches, or other specific symptoms.