In-depth

Arm pain

Sometimes, all you need for arm pain is home treatment. Other times, fractures and nerve problems can require extensive medical care.

Breast biopsy

After detecting a suspicious breast lump, your doctor recommends a breast biopsy. Find out what's involved in the procedure.

Breast lumps

Breast lumps don't always mean cancer — in fact, most of the time, they're noncancerous. Find out what other conditions can cause breast lumps.

Cough

An occasional cough is normal and healthy. A cough that persists for weeks signals an underlying problem.

CT scan

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

Headache

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

Hormone therapy for breast cancer

Hormone therapy for breast cancer is used to treat breast cancers that are sensitive to hormones.

Mammogram

Mammography can lead to detection of breast cancer at its earliest and most treatable stage.

MRI

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

Positron emission tomography scan

Radiation therapy

Swollen lymph nodes

Swollen lymph nodes usually indicate an infection, particularly in children. However, there are many causes, ranging from the common cold to cancer.

Ultrasound

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

X-ray

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

Yoga

It's not just posturing. Yoga can help you reduce stress and improve your health and well-being.

Jun. 05, 2014

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