In-depth

Alternative medicine

Chelation therapy for heart disease

Chelation therapy, a treatment that's used to remove metals from your bloodstream, is being studied as a heart disease treatment.

Complications

Premature birth

Having a preemie can be overwhelming. Here's what you need to know about your baby's care and the possible complications of a premature birth.

Prevention

Preventing lead exposure

Don't allow lead exposure to harm your child's health and development. Know the common sources of lead exposure and how to avoid them.

Risk factors

High blood pressure (hypertension)

Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to various life-threatening conditions. But it's easily detected — and you can work with your doctor to control it.

Miscarriage

Miscarriage can be heartbreaking. It might help to understand possible causes and treatment options, as well as what to expect for the future.

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.

Headache

Most headaches aren't caused by a serious illness, but some could be a sign of a life-threatening condition.

Nausea and vomiting

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

Unexplained weight loss

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

Mar. 12, 2011