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Complete blood count

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.

Creatinine test

A creatinine test reveals important information about your kidneys. Find out what the results of this common blood test mean for you.

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.

MRI

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

Numbness

Positron emission tomography scan

Radiation therapy

Stem cells: What they are and what they do

Stem cells are under study to treat diverse conditions from blood cancers to Parkinson's and heart failure. Researchers have uncovered some potential new sources that offer additional opportunities for developing regenerative solutions.

Stem cells: What they are and what they do

Stem cells are under study to treat diverse conditions from blood cancers to Parkinson's and heart failure. Researchers have uncovered some potential new sources that offer additional opportunities for developing regenerative solutions.

Tai chi

With gentle movements and focused breathing, tai chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. See if it's right for you.

Thalidomide: Research advances in cancer and other conditions

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

X-ray

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

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