In-depth

Alternative medicine

Acupuncture

Find out how acupuncture works, who should avoid it and what conditions it can treat.

Complications

Bone health tips

Wondering how to keep your bones strong and healthy? Follow these tips to take care of your bones.

Lifestyle and home remedies

Dietary fiber

Eat more fiber. You've probably heard it before. But do you know why fiber is so good for your health?

Exercise benefits

Want to improve your mood? Get better sleep? Lose weight? It may be as easy as including physical activity in your daily routine.

Low-fiber diet

Learn which foods are allowed and which foods to avoid.

Meditation

Stressed out? Try meditation. Learn easy, quick techniques that you can use at work, waiting in line or virtually anywhere.

Symptoms

Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.

Fatigue

Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

Unexplained weight loss

Unexplained weight loss: Symptom — Overview covers possible causes of unexplained weight loss.

Tests and diagnosis

Has your doctor recommended a flexible sigmoidoscopy exam? Here's what you need to know about preparation and the exam itself.

Capsule endoscopy

Find out how doctors use a tiny camera within a pill to see hard-to-reach parts of your digestive tract.

CT scan

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

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

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