In-depth

CT scan

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

MRI

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

Pregnancy and obesity

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

Ultrasound

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

Warfarin side effects

Be careful if you take warfarin (Coumadin), a medication to prevent blood clots. Warfarin side effects can be dangerous.

Feb. 22, 2014

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