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A coronary calcium score test is a low-level CT scan that looks at the coronary arteries, which supply blood to the heart muscle. The scan checks for calcified plaque buildup along the walls of these arteries.
Pet therapy, in which hospital patients get a chance to meet and interact with animals, can have several benefits such as reducing stress and promoting healing. Watch as therapy dogs meet some young patients at Rainbow Babies & Children's.
If you have ulcers or gangrene because of peripheral artery disease (PAD) and your doctor has recommended limb amputation, another option can save your limb -- and possibly your life.
One-eighth of all U.S. women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. It's the most common cancer in women, and is the second deadliest cancer for women, surpassed only by lung cancer. Learn how you can virtually guarantee surviving this disease.
Vaping can pose a serious health threat to children. Learn the facts about e-cigarettes and why parents should talk to their children about their potential dangers.
Four out of every 10 women over the age of 50 experience urinary incontinence. But there are a number of options to treat the condition -- with or without surgery.
When a surgeon removes a brain tumor, precision is everything: The goal is to remove as much tumor as possible, while preserving the surrounding brain tissue. A drug can improve a surgeon's ability to do that by turning tumor cells bright pink.
Your teens aren’t staying up half the night and sleeping all day just to drive you crazy. One of the many changes teens’ bodies go through during puberty is a shift in the body’s natural sleep-wake cycle.