Saint Alphonsus Health System recognizes that people seek medical information on a variety of topics for a variety of reasons. Toward that end, Saint Alphonsus Health System presents the A.D.A.M. health library as a public service. In providing this service, however, Saint Alphonsus does not condone or support all practices covered in this site. As a Catholic health care organization, Saint Alphonsus acts in accordance with the Catholic tradition.
Please note, the information contained on this website is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of a qualified health care provider if you have questions regarding your medical condition or before starting any new treatment.