It may be a friend with cancer. It could be signs of diabetes. It might be a child with a cold. Or it may be a teen with a broken arm. When our health or the health of those we care about is challenged, often one of the things we really crave is more information. Whatever the diagnosis, Catalina Island Medical Center wants you to have access to the latest health information. For that reason, we’ve provided links to dozens of health topics from WebMD. Here you’ll find the most up-to-date accurate information on a wide range of issues, injuries and diseases.
If you have any further questions, your health care provider is your best source of information about your health.
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ADD/ADHD Health Center
ADHD affects an estimated 3% to 5% of children and adults in the U.S. Get information here about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, including its causes, diagnosis, and promising treatments -- from medication to behavioral therapy.
Allergies Health Center
Allergies affect nearly 20% of Americans. Here you'll find in-depth articles about allergy treatments, triggers, and prevention.
Get information on which alternative medicine therapies are safe, which are proven, and which are neither.
Alzheimer's Disease Health Center
Alzheimer's disease affects an estimated 1 in 10 people over age 65. Find in-depth information about its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and promising treatments. Plus, find caregiver support here.
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Health Center
Anxiety and panic disorders affect an estimated 2.4 million Americans. Panic attacks are twice as common in women as in men. Find in-depth articles here about anxiety, its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and effective treatments.
Arthritis Health Center
Arthritis or other chronic joint pain affects nearly 70 million people in the U.S. alone. Get in-depth information here about osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and related conditions. You'll find articles about arthritis symptoms and prevention, arthritis drugs, and other promising treatments.
Asthma Health Center
Asthma affects an estimated 17 million people in the U.S. alone. Find in-depth information on asthma treatments, triggers, and prevention. Plus, find support for parents caring for children with asthma.
Back Pain Health Center
Back pain affects 80% of Americans at some time in their lives. Here you'll find in-depth articles about the causes of back pain and back pain relief - from exercises to medical treatments.
Breast Cancer Health Center
Breast cancer is 90% curable when caught early. Get in-depth information here about breast cancer, its symptoms, stages, and promising treatments. Plus, meet breast cancer survivors in our online support groups.