Blood tests for heart disease

Blood tests can offer clues to your heart health. Here are tests you might encounter in the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of heart disease.

Childhood obesity

Childhood obesity can cause health problems that last a lifetime. When should you worry? And what can you do?


Being obese is more than a cosmetic concern. It's a serious health risk. Learn more about the causes, treatment and prevention of obesity.

Polycystic ovary syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition characterized by irregular menstrual periods, excess hair growth (hirsutism) and obesity.

Transient ischemic attack (TIA)

Sudden weakness, dizziness and loss of balance might be indications of a transient ischemic attack. And the attack may warn of an impending stroke.

Jan. 25, 2013