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Alternative medicine

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Medical marijuana

Complications

Bone health tips

Wondering how to keep your bones strong and healthy? Follow these tips to take care of your bones.

Insomnia

Osteoporosis

Prevention

Healthy body image

Teen eating disorders

Symptoms

Dry skin

Fatigue

Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

Menstrual cycle

How well do you know your menstrual cycle? Follow these tips to track your menstrual cycle and identify problems.

Mental illness in children: Know the signs

Symptom Checker

Foot pain? Headache? Sore throat? Skin rash? Use the Symptom Checker to find out what's causing your symptom.

Unexplained weight loss

Tests and diagnosis

Bone density test

Complete blood count (CBC)

Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)

Liver function tests

Urinalysis

X-ray

Treatments and drugs

Psychotherapy

Feb. 20, 2018
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