See how osteoarthritis eats away at the protective cushioning in the knee, causing pain, swelling, and stiffness. And learn how a knee replacement can renew your quality of life.
Test your knowledge of complementary and alternative medicine.
An abusive relationship often starts slowly. Violence includes threats and physical harm, but also psychological and emotional abuse. The latter are harder to recognize, especially at first.
People who need long-term care include those with a chronic illness or a physical handicap.
Drinking can be an expensive habit. While you may not notice a dollar here or two dollars there, consider how much you spend per week and per year on alcohol.
Cancer of the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer) usually develops slowly, over several years. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Still, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping for the last 15 years because of better detection and treatment. Take this simple assessment to learn about your risks for colorectal cancer.
Prediabetes means your blood sugar level is above normal but not high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes. Prediabetes increases the risk for developing diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. The good news is, with healthy lifestyle changes, you can prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. Take action; watch this video to find out more about what you can do.
Detailed information on breast biopsy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, and after care.
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