See how osteoarthritis eats away at the protective cushioning in the knee, causing pain, swelling, and stiffness. And learn how a knee replacement can renew your quality of life.
Test your knowledge of complementary and alternative medicine.
Ever wonder what the doctor is feeling for when he or she presses on your belly? Read on and find out the mystery behind palpation and percussion.
These medicines may seem like a good choice when you have a sore throat or lingering cold. But for these and other common illnesses, they won’t help.
Older adults often suffer from depression needlessly because they fail to recognize its signs or are reluctant to talk with their doctor about it.
This calculator is for children with asthma. If you know your child's height, you can find his or her predicted peak flow.
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women (other than skin cancer). The American Cancer Society reports the breast cancer death rate is declining, probably because of earlier detection and improved treatment. This short assessment will help you determine if you have major risk factors for breast cancer.
This procedure, a common type of open heart surgery, is one way to treat blockages in the arteries of the heart. Watch the video and learn about the surgery and what you can expect during recovery and rehabilitation.
Many women drink alcohol – whether it’s to celebrate a special event or maybe to relax with friends. An occasional drink usually isn’t a concern. Moderate amounts of alcohol may even protect against coronary heart disease.
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