In-depth

Antiphospholipid syndrome is a rare disorder in which your immune system attacks certain blood proteins, creating clotting abnormalities that can cause stroke and pregnancy complications.

Angioplasty

Coronary angioplasty and stents can reopen clogged heart arteries if buildup of plaques is causing chest pain, shortness of breath or a heart attack.

Aortic dissection

Arteriovenous fistula

An arteriovenous fistula is a treatable blood vessel condition in which your blood doesn't flow normally through your capillaries. Untreated, it can lead to complications.

Atrial septal defect

Atrial septal defect (ASD) is an abnormal opening between the heart's upper pumping chambers. It's common and readily treated.

Behcet's disease

Behcet's disease affects several body systems and causes a variety of signs and symptoms. Find out what it is and how it's treated.

Carotid ultrasound

Carotid ultrasound is a noninvasive imaging test that can reveal narrowing or blockage of arteries in your neck.

CT scan

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

Dietary fiber

Eat more fiber. You've probably heard it before. But do you know why fiber is so good for your health?

Echocardiogram

Echocardiogram allows your doctor to see your heart in motion. Here's what you need to know about the test.

Essential thrombocythemia

Essential thrombocythemia is an uncommon blood disorder in which your body makes too many platelets, which can cause abnormal blood clotting or bleeding.

Headache

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

Long-distance caregiving

Long-distance caregiving requires careful planning. Understand what you can do to help your loved one from afar.

MRI

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

Stroke

How to recognize and get first-aid help for a stroke.

Stroke rehabilitation

Apr. 15, 2014

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