Therapy animals can provide comfort during illness and help speed recovery.
Coping and support
Long-distance caregiving requires careful planning. Understand what you can do to help your loved one from afar.
If you or a loved one has a serious illness, palliative care might be an option. Understand the benefits of palliative care.
Tests and diagnosis
A complete blood count can be used to evaluate your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.
MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.
Urinalysis can be used to assess your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.
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