Each year in the United States more than a million surgical procedures are performed to repair hernias. Here's what you should know - pre- and post-op.
A number of imaging procedures are available to create images of the inside of the human body.
Without the ability to eliminate pain, most surgical procedures could not be performed. Get the facts about the three main types of anesthesia.
Therapies you may receive, how you'll feel and what you need to do to get up and moving again (so you can tell people it's an old football injury...of course).
From a colonoscopy to an upper GI series or barium enema—learn about diagnostic tests to find out what's going on with your digestive tract.
Most people do have options when it comes to surgery. Ask the right questions and make the best decisions.
Ask your doctor about your diabetes risk and 3 blood tests used to diagnose the condition.
Breathing problems, shortness of breath? Here are tests your doctor may order and what the results mean.