In-depth

Counting calories

Weight control really boils down to one thing — calories. See what steps you can take to win the calorie battle.

Headache

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

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.

Insomnia

Sleepless nights? Insomnia includes difficulty going to sleep, staying asleep or going back to sleep after you awaken. Insomnia may be temporary or chronic.

Pillar procedure

Pregnancy and obesity

Being obese during pregnancy can pose health risks for you and your baby. Get the facts about obesity and pregnancy.

Septoplasty

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath can be frightening. Most of the time, a heart or lung condition is the cause.

Tonsillectomy

When is a tonsillectomy needed for throat infections, sleep apnea or other tonsil problems? Find out when it might help.

Tracheostomy

A tracheostomy, a surgically created hole in the windpipe, enables a person to breathe when normal breathing is obstructed.

Jun. 15, 2013

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