In-depth

Back pain

Back pain can come on gradually or suddenly. Most back pain responds to home treatment within a few weeks.

CT scan

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

Fatigue

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

Meditation

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

MRI

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

Nephrectomy

Nephrectomy is surgery to remove a cancerous or diseased kidney or to harvest a healthy kidney for an organ transplant.

Radiation therapy

Thalidomide: Research advances in cancer and other conditions

Thalidomide is infamous for the birth defects it caused. So why are doctors still prescribing it?

Ultrasound

Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.

Urinalysis

Urinalysis can be used to assess your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.

X-ray

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

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