Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
During a heart attack, the blood supply that normally nourishes the heart with oxygen is cut off and the heart muscle begins to die. Learn more.
Cardiogenic shock occurs when the heart has been damaged to the point where it's unable to supply enough blood to the organs of the body.
A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that occurs in the lungs. It can damage part of the lung and other organs and decrease oxygen levels in the blood.
Many marine animals bite or sting. Some animals are venomous, while others can inflict deep bites. Learn more about the risks and prevention.
A spinal cord injury is damage to the spinal cord that can have a lasting and significant impact on your daily life.
This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose. Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.