- Obesity Obesity — Comprehensive overview covers causes, treatment and prevention of this serious health risk.
- LDL cholesterol calculator Use this target LDL cholesterol calculator to determine a healthy LDL cholesterol level.
- Dysarthria Dysarthria — Comprehensive overview covers causes, symptoms and treatment of this speech disorder.
- Symptom Checker Use this Symptom Checker to pinpoint possible causes of your medical symptoms.
Tests and diagnosis
- Cholesterol test Cholesterol test — Overview covers how to interpret the results of this common blood test.
- Carotid ultrasound Carotid ultrasound — Overview covers purpose, results of imaging test of neck arteries.
- Positron emission tomography (PET) scan Positron emission tomography (PET) scan — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this imaging test.
- Nicotine dependence Nicotine dependence — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, complications and treatment of this difficult-to-break addiction.
- Arteriosclerosis / atherosclerosis Arteriosclerosis and atherosclerosis — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment for hardening of the arteries.
- Carotid artery disease Carotid artery disease — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment, prevention of this blood vessel condition.
Treatments and drugs
- Stroke rehabilitation: What to expect as you recover Stroke rehabilitation (stroke rehab) is important for recovery after stroke. Learn the basics.
- Carotid angioplasty and stenting Carotid angioplasty and stenting — Overview covers definition, risks and results of this stroke treatment.
- Stroke: First aid How to recognize and get first-aid help for a stroke.
Lifestyle and home remedies
- Dietary fiber: Essential for a healthy diet Dietary fiber offers many health benefits. Here's how to include more in your diet.
- Chelation therapy for heart disease Chelation therapy for heart disease — Overview covers the definition and risks of this procedure.
Coping and support
- Caregiving: Tips for long-distance caregivers Caregiving — Get the facts about how to become an effective long-distance caregiver.