In-depth

Back pain

Back pain can come on gradually or suddenly. Most back pain responds to home treatment within a few weeks.

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath can be frightening. Most of the time, a heart or lung condition is the cause.

Stroke

Stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted, depriving brain tissue of oxygen and nutrients. Stroke is a medical emergency.

Nov. 11, 2011

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