Search NIH Health Topics

influenza heart disease cancer sleep diabetes depression fitness cholesterol obesity stroke asthma

Health Highlights

A doctor listening to the heartbeat of a pregnant woman's baby

Induce Labor or Wait?

Inducing labor after a healthy pregnancy is full term, rather than waiting, may not increase the risk of the baby having serious health problems.

Several empty blood collection tubes

Lab Test Information

Your doctor may suggest a certain lab test. Look up what a lab test may be used for, and what the results may mean.

A man trying to suppress a cough

What Is TB?

Tuberculosis, or TB, usually affects the lungs. The disease is spread through the air when a person with TB coughs.

Opioid pills spilling out of a medicine bottle

Managing Pain

Learn what to do if you’re prescribed an opioid. Plus, find out about other ways that can help you safely manage pain.