Wood stoves may spark heart trouble

Older people in cities with lots of wood-burning devices might run heart attack risk.

March 11, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘It’s been a miracle’

With new hips, Jeremiah New is starting life anew and leaving the pain behind.

March 10, 2017 0

Do ‘early birds’ get the healthier worm?

Late-to-bed types appear to have poorer eating habits.

March 9, 2017 1

Don’t be deceived by skin-care labels

Terms like 'hypoallergenic' and 'fragrance-free' may not mean what you think they do.

March 8, 2017 0

Live healthy, live longer

Regular checkups, exercise, no smoking, better diet and balance between work and play can add years.

March 5, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Back from the brink

On the road to a heart transplant, a doctor’s discovery set Mike Hensley, 57, on a new course.

March 3, 2017 2

Stay spry with these 5 must-do activities

Conquer achy joints, slower metabolisms and decreased muscle strength by using movement to your advantage.

March 2, 2017 5

10 daily servings of fruits, veggies = recipe for longevity

Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer.

March 2, 2017 1

The brain can produce its own sugar

Researchers discovered the brain makes fructose, which is linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes.

March 1, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I can still make beautiful things’

Adult coloring has become a popular rehabilitation and meditation tool, with more than 12 million coloring books sold each year.

February 26, 2017 1

Stroke and anemia: Deadly pair?

Older stroke victims with anemia are up to twice as likely to die within a year, compared to non-anemic patients, study finds.

February 25, 2017 0
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A surprise recovery

A new aortic valve and an implanted heart pump kept Bob Verburg alive, giving his heart a chance to heal.

February 24, 2017 5