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  1. Yawning - excessive Yawning - excessive
    Yawning involves opening the mouth involuntarily while taking a long, deep breath of air. This is usually done as a result of drowsiness or weariness. Excessive yawning is yawning that happens more often than would be expected, even if drowsiness or weariness is present. Considerations Yawning is ...
  2. Yaws Yaws
    Yaws is a long-term (chronic) infection that mainly affects the skin, bones, and joints. Causes Yaws is an infection caused by the spiral-shaped bacteria, Treponema pallidum, subspecies pertenue. It is closely related to the bacteria that cause syphilis, but this disease is not sexually transmitted...
  3. Yellow fever Yellow fever
    Yellow fever is a viral infection transmitted by mosquitoes. Causes Yellow fever is caused by a small virus that is spread by the bite of mosquitoes. This disease is common in South America and in sub-Saharan Africa. Anyone can get yellow fever, but the elderly have a higher risk of severe infectio...
  4. Yew poisoning Yew poisoning
    The yew plant is a shrub with evergreen-like leaves. Yew poisoning occurs when someone eats pieces of this plant. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 91...
  5. Your baby, infant, or toddler and H1N1 (swine) flu Your baby, infant, or toddler and H1N1 (swine) flu
    The regular flu season hasn’t even officially started, and already nearly every state across the U.S. is reporting widespread cases of H1N1 (swine) flu. This strain of flu is even more serious for babies, infants, and toddlers. The information in this article has been put together to help you...
  6. Your child and H1N1 (swine) flu Your child and H1N1 (swine) flu
    H1N1 (swine) flu is a serious illness, and children especially are susceptible to this easily spread virus. Knowing the facts about the virus, its symptoms, and when to get vaccinated are all important in the fight against its spread. This article has been put together to help you protect your child...