An x-ray uses radiation to create a picture inside of the body. The x-ray beam is absorbed differently by various structures in the body to create the image.
Bronchitis is the inflammation of the larger airways in your lungs, which causes an ongoing cough. Learn how to reduce the risk of bronchitis.
Chest injury is any injury to the chest area, between the neck and the abdomen. Learn about the signs of injury and treatments.
Aortic stenosis occurs when the aortic valve, a one-way door leading out of the heart, narrows — making it hard for the heart to pump blood through.
Pericarditis is inflammation of the thin sheath around your heart. It can lead to problems ranging from swelling to a serious drop in blood pressure.
Heart murmurs are extra sounds made by the heart. Some heart murmurs are serious, some are not — here's what you need to know.
Legionnaires' disease is a severe and sometimes life-threatening form of pneumonia. Read more information about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
During a bronchoscopy, a doctor views your airways and lungs. By inserting a tube attached to a camera, they aim to diagnose or treat a condition.
Erythema nodosum is a skin condition consisting of a lumpy, red rash, usually on the lower legs. While harmless, it can be painful. Learn more here.
Pneumothorax (known as collapsed lung) is a reasonably common condition that occurs when air leaks into the space between the lung and chest wall.