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  1. Computed Tomography (CT) Scanofthe Body
  2. Computed Tomography (CT) Scanofthe Spine
  3. Computed Tomography (CT) Scanofthe Head and Face
  4. Computed Tomography Angiogram (CT Angiogram)
  5. SPECT Image ofthe Heart
  6. Lung Cancer Screening: Low-Dose CTScan
  7. Coronary Calcium Scan
  8. Lung Cancer Screening
  9. Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
  10. Intravenous Pyelogram (IVP)
  11. Arthrogram (Joint X-Ray)
  12. Angiogram
  13. Virtual Colonoscopy Discusses virtual colonoscopy (computed tomographic colonography). Covers why and how it is done. Explains how it differs from a regular colonoscopy. Covers things to think about when choosing virtual colonoscopy.
  14. Chest Problems Discusses possible causes ofchest pain, which include angina, heart attack, pneumothorax, orchest wall pain. Covers heart attack symptoms. Includes interactive tool to decide when to seek care. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  15. cat's claw
  16. Gallium Scan
  17. Gallbladder Scan Discusses nuclear scanning test done to evaluate gallbladder function. Covers how to prepare for test and how it is done, including use of radioactive tracer substance. Includes info on risks and what test results may mean.
  18. Kidney Scan Discusses nuclear scanning test to check way kidney works or its shape and size. Also called a renal scan. Covers use to check for cancer or how transplanted kidney is working. Explains how camera scans for radiation to make pictures of kidney.
  19. Testicular Scan
  20. Thyroid Scan
  21. Bone Scan
  22. Chest X-Ray
  23. Types ofChest Injuries
  24. Ergonomics: Using Your Computer Get tips on how to set up and use your computer in a way that prevents aches and pains.
  25. Liver and Spleen Scan Discusses nuclear scan to look at liver and spleen for problems. Explains how to prepare for the test, how it is done, and risks. Discusses results and what affects the tests. Looks at other tests that may be done.
  26. Lung VQ Scan
  27. Salivary Gland Scan
  28. Cardiac Perfusion Scan
  29. Nuclear Medicine Scan
  30. Coronary Calcium Scan: Should I Have This Test? Guides you through the decision to have a coronary calcium scan. Explains why a coronary calcium scan is done and what it can show. Lists treatments that might come after a coronary calcium scan. Lists risks and benefits. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  31. Postural Drainage and Chest Percussion
  32. Tests for Low Back Pain Learn why X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs may not find the cause of your low back pain.
  33. Headaches: Should I Have Imaging Tests to Find Out What's Causing My Headaches? Guides you through the decision to have imaging tests to evaluate your headaches. Looks at the types of imaging tests used, including CTscan and MRI. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  34. Cardiac Blood Pool Scan
  35. Thyroid Scan: Understanding the Test Learn what happens before and during a thyroid scan and what the test looks for.
  36. Sickle Cell Disease: Acute Chest Syndrome
  37. How to Do the Single Knee-to-Chest Exercise Learn how to do the single knee-to-chest exercise to stretch your hip and lower back.
  38. Technetium-Labeled Red Blood Cell Bleeding Scan
  39. Lung Cancer: Should I Have Screening? Guides people who are at high risk for lung cancer through the decision on whether to have an annual low-dose CT screening. Discusses the benefits and risks of having screening and the risk for getting lung cancer. Includes an interactive tool to help you decide.
  40. barium sulfate (oral and rectal)
  41. Imaging Tests for Epilepsy
  42. Evaluation and Treatment After a First Seizure
  43. Thoracentesis
  44. Animal and Human Bites Discusses what to do for animal or human bites. Covers puncture wounds, cuts, scrapes, and crushing injuries. Covers bites by adults and kids, dogs and cats, and wild animals. Covers home treatment. Includes tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  45. Controlling Pet Allergens
  46. Cranial Ultrasound
  47. Is It a Heart Attack? Hear a story about how heart attacks may feel different than you expect.
  48. acetaminophen and guaifenesin
  49. Using Nitroglycerin for Angina Discusses using nitroglycerin to treat angina, a type ofchest pain. Covers how to take the drug. Provides info on side effects and interactions with other drugs. Covers how to store nitroglycerin. Includes info on when to call for emergency help.
  50. Cystic Fibrosis: Ways to Clear the Airways
  51. Radioactive Iodine Uptake Test
  52. Myelogram
  53. Toxoplasmosis During Pregnancy Discusses risks to the fetus of a woman who gets toxoplasmosis during pregnancy. Covers common symptoms like swollen glands. Discusses treatment with antibiotics. Covers how to avoid toxoplasmosis, including avoiding raw meat and contact with cat feces.
  54. Abdominal Ultrasound
  55. Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound Covers imaging test to check the thyroid gland and parathyroid glands. Includes info on problems test checks for, such as lumps in the thyroid gland or enlarged thyroid and parathyroid glands. Covers how it is done. Discusses possible results.
  56. Bone Density
  57. Tests for Erection Problems
  58. Prostate Biopsy
  59. Ultrasound Needle Guidance for Biopsy or Injection
  60. PTSD and Panic Attacks Covers panic attack, an intense fear that comes on suddenly. Looks at physical symptoms such as chest pain, pounding heartbeat, and sweating. Includes getting treatment with cognitive-behavioral therapy or medicine.
  61. Scarlet Fever Briefly discusses scarlet fever, a term used for strep throat with a rash. Covers symptoms like red rash on chest, on abdomen, and in skin folds. Covers how it is treated. Also covers complications.
  62. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Discusses test (also called MRI scan) that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures of organs and structures inside the body. Covers why it is done, how to prepare, and how it is done.
  63. Doppler Ultrasound
  64. Mediastinoscopy Discusses mediastinoscopy, a surgical procedure used to find problems in the upper chest and lungs. Covers why and how it is done. Looks at risks and how to prepare. Covers normal and abnormal results. Covers what to think about when having a mediastinoscopy.
  65. Chemistry Screen
  66. Echocardiogram
  67. dextromethorphan and guaifenesin
  68. Cystic Fibrosis: Helping Your Child Cough Up Mucus
  69. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Discusses carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition caused by pressure on the median nerve. Covers causes and symptoms such as tingling or numbness in the hand, forearm, or wrist. Discusses what increases your risk. Covers nonsurgical and surgical treatment.
  70. Nitrates for Coronary Artery Disease Looks at medicines to stop chest pain (angina). Lists generic and brand names, such as nitroglycerin (Nitro-Dur). Info on how well nitrates work, side effects, and warning not to use them with erection medicines such as Cialis, Levitra, and Viagra.
  71. Lungs and Airways Has info on general coughs, pneumonia, tuberculosis, and COPD. Also has chest X-ray info and interactive topics on bronchitis and croup.
  72. History and Physical Exam for Atrial Fibrillation Covers questions your doctor may ask about your medical history to diagnose atrial fibrillation. Includes asking about chest pain. Covers what your doctor may do during the physical exam. Covers possible findings such as irregular pulse or heartbeat.
  73. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs Learn three ways to get mucus out of your lungs so you can breathe easier.
  74. Basic Metabolic Panel Briefly discusses basic metabolic panel, a blood test that measures your sugar (glucose) level, electrolyte and fluid balance, and kidney function. Provides links to more info on specific tests such as blood urea nitrogen, creatinine, and potassium tests.
  75. diphenhydramine and phenylephrine
  76. Pelvic Ultrasound Discusses test that uses sound waves to make a picture of organs and structures in the lower belly (pelvis). Covers transabdominal, transrectal, and transvaginal ultrasound. Discusses use to check for different cancers.
  77. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) ofthe Shoulder Discusses test (also called MRI scan) that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures ofthe shoulder. Covers why it is done such as checking for unexplained shoulder pain or torn tendons. Discusses results.
  78. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) ofthe Knee Discusses test (also called MRI scan) that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures ofthe knee. Covers why it is used, including to find problems like arthritis, meniscus injury, or damaged cartilage, ligaments, or tendons.
  79. Cataracts Discusses vision problems caused by cataracts, a painless, cloudy area in lens of eye. Covers symptoms like fuzzy vision, glare from lamps or sun, and frequent changes to eyeglass prescription. Discusses treatment with surgery. Also discusses vision aids.
  80. Hammer, Claw, and Mallet Toes Discusses causes and symptoms of hammer, claw, and mallet toes. Covers diagnosis (including specific tests and exams). Looks at treatment options, including surgery. Also offers home treatment tips.
  81. Heart Tests: When Do You Need Them?
  82. guaifenesin and pseudoephedrine
  83. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) ofthe Abdomen Discusses test (also called MRI scan) that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures of organs and structures inside the belly. Covers why it is done, how to prepare, and how it is done. Discusses results.
  84. Heart Attack and Unstable Angina Covers causes of heart attack (myocardial infarction) and unstable angina. Discusses symptoms like chest pain or pressure. Explains MI and angina differences. Offers prevention tips. Covers diagnostic tests and treatment with medicines and surgery.
  85. Acute Coronary Syndrome Covers angina and symptoms that happen when the heart does not get enough blood. Covers unstable angina and heart attack. Discusses treatment with medicines, angioplasty, or bypass surgery. Offers prevention tips.
  86. guaifenesin and phenylephrine
  87. Quick Tips: Taking Charge of Your Angina
  88. Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
  89. Colorectal Cancer: Which Screening Test Should I Have? Guides you through choosing a test to check for colorectal cancer. Looks at symptoms of colorectal cancer. Covers stool tests, sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, and virtual colonoscopy. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  90. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Should I Get a Screening Test? Guides through decision to have screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm. Includes pros such as finding aneurysms so that they can be treated. Also explains the possible harm that could come if the test leads to risky surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  91. Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) Briefly discusses causes and symptoms of a collapsed lung (also called pneumothorax). Covers how it is diagnosed and treated. Links to info on COPD, asthma, cystic fibrosis, and pneumonia.
  92. guaifenesin
  93. cyclosporine
  94. Osteoporosis: Should I Have a Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA) Test? Guides through decision to have a dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) test for osteoporosis. Explains DXA test. Includes risk factors for osteoporosis you can and cannot change. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you decide.
  95. Lung Surgery for Lung Cancer Looks at lung surgery (called thoracotomy) to treat lung cancer. Covers how it is done and what to expect after surgery. Covers its risks and how well it works. Offers illustrations on three types of surgery: wedge resection, lobectomy, and pneumonectomy.
  96. Animal and Human Bites: When Stitches Are Needed
  97. Media and Your Child: Making Choices
  98. Angina
  99. Cataracts and Ultraviolet Light
  100. Intraocular Lens (IOL) Implants

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