Medicine has to do with diseases and conditions that affect the entire body. In this section, learn about testing and treatment plans including the medicines used to prevent and treat a range of diseases and conditions.
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How Ambulances Work
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Women Less Likely to Receive CPR in Public, Study Finds
Should you use ice or heat to treat an injury?
Mark Cuban Wants to Solve the U.S. Prescription Drug Price Crisis
Epidemiologists Are the 'Disease Detectives' Protecting Public Health
Should Doctors Have to Pay Patients for Running Late?
FDA Approves OTC Narcan Nasal Spray for Opioid Overdose
Why Are Potassium Iodide Pills Selling Like Crazy?
Why Are Some Shots Given in the Arm and Some in the Bum?
Medical Schools Have Come a Long Way From Grave Robbing to Get Cadavers
Compression Wear Is Key to Sports and Surgical Recovery
How Doctor On Demand Works
Anesthesia Awareness: When You're 'Awake and Aware' During Surgery
Prehab Could Make Your Recovery From Surgery a Bit Easier
You Need It Like a Hole in the Head: The Ancient Medical Art of Trepanation
Honey Can Help If Your Child Swallows a Button Battery
What Is the Rarest Personality Type?
Veins, Needles, Yikes: What to Know Before Having Blood Drawn
Are Army medics and doctors on the front lines?
Can civilians become doctors in the U.S. Army?
Do Army doctors and medics carry weapons?
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