Without the ability to eliminate pain, most surgical procedures could not be performed. Get the facts about the three main types of anesthesia.
The ABCs of breathing and lung function and how conditions like asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) affect the lungs.
Radiology is the medical specialty devoted to creating images of the inside of the human body to detect - and sometimes treat - internal problems. Do you know what types of imaging procedures are available?
Learn about 3 blood tests used to diagnose prediabetes and diabetes: casual plasma (blood) glucose, fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and oral glucose tolerance test.
From a colonoscopy to an upper GI series or barium enemalearn about diagnostic tests to find out what's going on with your digestive tract.
Mammograms can detect breast cancer earlier than physical examination.
A complete blood count (CBC) is used as a general screening test to provide information about the state of your health.
Most people do have options when it comes to surgery. Ask the right questions and make the best decisions.