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    Education for patients and the public is another way Stony Brook Medicine fulfills our mission. As an academic medical center, we believe in sharing what we know, applying it to our work, and constantly learning more.

    Below are links with up-to-date information on common diseases and conditions. If you do not see the topic you are searching for, our HealthConnect® staff is available Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 6 pm to answer your questions or to direct you to somebody who can. Call (631) 444-4000.

    Alternative Therapies Influenza Vaccine
    Alzheimer's Disease Kidney Transplant
    Arthritis Lyme Disease
    Asthma Morbid Obesity
    Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Osteoporosis
    Bipolar (in childhood) Pain Management
    Bladder Cancer Pink Eye
    Children's Health Pneumococcal Vaccine
    Cystic Fibrosis Polio
    Dementia Radiation Treatment
    Diabetes Prostate Cancer
    Female Urology Sexual Dysfunction
    General Breast Health Schizophrenia
    Genetic Counseling Sleep Disorders
    Hepatitis A Smoking
    Hepatitis B Stroke
    High Blood Pressure Sunburn Treatment and Prevention
    HIV/AIDS Vascular Disease
    In Case of Emergency  


    Health Care Glossary