PATIENT STORY

‘I took my life back’

Avid fisherman Jim Ehnen despaired over his Parkinson’s diagnosis―until he found hope.

May 22, 2017 3

Many U.S. travelers skip measles shots, despite infection risk

Though the disease was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, foreign travel can still bring it home.

May 22, 2017 0

Want a kid with grit? Emphasize self-compassion

A psychologist offers tips for teaching kids about overcoming failure and adversity.

May 21, 2017 0

Sunscreen 101

Study finds many people don't use it properly, raising their risk of skin cancer.

May 21, 2017 0

Sound mind: A matter of degrees?

An emphasis on learning isn’t just a smart career move—it could also ensure long-term brain health.

May 20, 2017 0

Speed is key when a stroke strikes

Getting help fast can save lives and lower disability.

May 20, 2017 0

Freedom from troublesome incontinence

Embarrassment should not keep patients from using new treatments that can win the battle against fecal incontinence.

May 19, 2017 0

Fewer SIDS deaths in U.S., but racial gaps remain

Sudden infant deaths are twice as common in certain populations.

May 19, 2017 0

Kicking your diet to the curb? OK…

Focus on health at every size—not your weight or BMI, dietitian says.

May 18, 2017 0

‘Fight or flight’ response greater in combat vets with PTSD

This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease.

May 18, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Be someone’s angel

There's no better way to spend a Saturday than setting a world record and raising money for cancer patients.

May 17, 2017 0

Getting back on track with exercise

Consider these suggested steps along the path to fitness.

May 17, 2017 0