In-depth

Cough

An occasional cough is normal and healthy. A cough that persists for weeks signals an underlying problem.

CT scan

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

High blood pressure dangers

High blood pressure is a risk factor for more than heart disease. Discover what complications high blood pressure can cause.

Palliative care

If you or a loved one has a serious illness, palliative care might be an option. Understand the benefits of palliative care.

Quit-smoking products

Quitting smoking is hard. But the right medications can help you cope with cravings and withdrawal.

Secondhand smoke

It might be someone else's smoke, but the risks are yours. Consider simple steps for avoiding secondhand smoke.

Shortness of breath

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

Feb. 12, 2014

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