In-depth

Alternative medicine

Acupuncture

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

Hypnosis

Hypnosis is used for a wide range of medical concerns, including pain, weight control, smoking and stress. See if it's right for you.

Lifestyle and home remedies

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.

Healthy diet guidelines

Do you know what dietary guidelines say about how much protein, fat and other nutrients you need each day?

Stress and your health

See how constant stress wreaks havoc on your body and mind, and what you can do about it.

Weight-loss strategies

Want to tip the scales in your favor? Here are six ways to win at weight loss and keep the pounds off.

Symptoms

Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.

Nausea and vomiting

Sick to your stomach? Nausea and vomiting usually pass quickly but sometimes result from long-term or serious conditions.

Tests and diagnosis

CT scan

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

Upper endoscopy

Find out what to expect during your endoscopy exam.

X-ray

X-rays are a form of radiation that can make images of your bones and internal organs.

Treatments and drugs

Cognitive behavioral therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the most common types of psychotherapy. It focuses on specific issues and goals to improve your life.

May. 01, 2013