Ultrasound tests typically target stroke, abdominal aortic aneurysm, and peripheral arterial disease. However, some experts advise against general ultrasound screens because of concerns about false negatives and quality assurance.
"The solitary chore boots on the porch steps underscore the loss of our family patriarch," writes Cheryl Tevis. "Earl Lingren left this earth on November 21, but his footprints remain an enduring part of the landscape." Read Cheryl's touching tribute to he
Chronic or recurrent pain affects more than 75 million Americans. Small wonder that retail sales of five painkillers almost doubled from 1997 to 2005. When used in excess, over-the-counter painkillers can actually be harmful. Here are some ideas for contro
As use of prescription drugs climbs exponentially, many Americans are struggling to cope with the costs. Going with generic medications is a good way to save money, but some generics may not be advisable for certain medical conditions.