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A to Z: Botulism, Infant

Learn about bacterial infections, foodborne illnesses, and conditions that affect the nervous system.

A to Z: Botulism, Wound

Learn about bacterial infections, foodborne illnesses, and conditions that affect the nervous system.

A to Z: Breast Mass/Fibroadenoma

Learn more about this type of noncancerous tumor, common in women ages 15-35.

A to Z: Bronchiectasis

Learn about causes of breathing difficulties and conditions that can affect the lungs and bronchi.

A to Z: Bronchiectasis, Acquired

See: Bronchiectasis.

A to Z: Bronchiectasis, Congenital

See: Bronchiectasis.

A to Z: Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis is a common illness of the respiratory tract caused by an infection that affects the bronchioles, tiny airways that lead to the lungs.

A to Z: Bronchitis

Bronchitis (say: bron-kye-tis) is an inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes, the airways that connect the trachea (windpipe) to the lungs.

A to Z: Bruxism

Bruxism is the medical term for grinding the teeth or clenching the jaws.

A to Z: Bulimia

Learn about eating disorders and complications of negative thoughts about eating, food, and body image.