Alternative medicine


Medical marijuana



Bone health tips

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


Crohn's and ulcerative colitis: What's the difference?

Lifestyle and home remedies

Dietary fiber

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


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


Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.


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

Symptom Checker

Foot pain? Headache? Sore throat? Skin rash? Use the Symptom Checker to find out what's causing your symptom.

Unexplained weight loss

Tests and diagnosis

Barium enema

Capsule endoscopy


CT scan

Fecal occult blood test

Flexible sigmoidoscopy

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


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

Aug. 13, 2014