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11 Topic Pages Found in Health and starting with the letter W
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Open Walnut

common name for some members of the Juglandaceae, a family of chiefly deciduous, resinous trees characterized by large and aromatic compound leaves.

Open Water

Chemical compound of hydrogen and oxygen elements – H 2 O. It can exist as a solid (ice), liquid (water), or gas (water vapour). Water is the most

Open Water scarcity
Water scarcity

Water scarcity could become one of the most pressing natural resource issues of the twenty-first century. Earth's population has nearly tripled since

Weight Management

Weight management, defined as deliberate actions to reduce and maintain healthy body weight, is classified as formal and informal. Formal weight

Open Well-being

Even if the pursuit of well-being can be traced to the dawn of mankind—or maybe beyond, if one considers, for example, the pleasure that apes seem to

Open West Nile virus
West Nile virus

microorganism and the infection resulting from it, which typically produces no symptoms or a flulike condition. The virus is a flavivirus and is

Open Wheat

cereal plant of the genus Triticum of the family Gramineae ( grass family), a major food and an important commodity on the world grain market. The


[from the Gaelic for "water of life"], spirituous liquor distilled from a fermented mash of grains, usually rye, barley, oats, wheat, or corn.

Open Whooping cough
Whooping cough

or pertussis, highly communicable infectious disease caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. The early or catarrhal stage of whooping cough is

Open Women's health
Women's health

Women have long borne the primary responsibility for their family's health care giving. In fact, women make approximately 70% of the health