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.
Without the ability to eliminate pain, most surgical procedures could not be performed. Get the facts about the three main types of anesthesia.
A number of imaging procedures are available to create images of the inside of the human body.
Here's what to expect—including a look at the various types of tests that are available to make sure your heart is healthy.
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.
Ask your doctor about your diabetes risk and 3 blood tests used to diagnose the condition.
If you've been told by your doctor that you need a heart and blood vessel examination, here's what you can expect.
Breathing problems, shortness of breath? Here are tests your doctor may order and what the results mean.