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Back pain

Many women have back pain during pregnancy. Possible causes include joint changes because of pregnancy hormones, posture changes, and weight gain.

Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome (Gorlin Syndrome)

The risk for ovarian cancer and skin cancer is increased with basal cell nevus syndrome, a rare genetic disorder.

Binge Eating Disorder

Binge eating disorder is an illness that resembles bulimia nervosa and is characterized by episodes of uncontrolled eating or bingeing. It differs from bulimia because its sufferers do not purge their bodies of the excess food.

Bone Density Test

A bone density test measures the strength and density of your bones as you approach menopause and, when the test is repeated sometime later, can help determine how quickly you are losing bone mass and density.

Bone Scan

A bone scan is a radiology procedure used to look at the skeleton. It is done to find areas of physical and chemical changes in bone. A bone scan may also be used to see if treatment of certain conditions is working.

Bottle-Feeding

Detailed information on bottle-feeding, including information on the different types of baby formulas.