Expert advice: Laughter is the best medicine

A nun and a doctor walk into a cafe … and share the healing power of laughter.

March 12, 2015 0

Heart valve repair could improve mood

Researchers find procedure leads to quality of life improvements and reduced depression and anxiety.

March 12, 2015 0

Cholesterol 101: What you need to know

Underestimate the importance of diet, activity and family history at your own risk.

March 9, 2015 0

Hip replacements skyrocket in U.S.

Patients are younger and hospital stays shorter.

March 5, 2015 0

More Americans surviving cancer today than 20 years ago

Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64.

March 1, 2015 0

Golden anniversaries may bring an added special glow

Study sees slight uptick in sexual activity for couples married 50 years or more.

February 24, 2015 0

Red alert: 7 shingles facts you need to know

Expert says it's time to get serious about shingles, the adult chickenpox with potentially long-term effects.

February 23, 2015 1

‘Superagers’ seem to have ‘younger’ brains

Their sharp memories at 80 and beyond may provide clues for treating dementia.

February 22, 2015 0

‘Mindfulness’ may help ease sleep problems for seniors

Study finds that mind over matter works – at least as far as sleep is concerned.

February 17, 2015 1
PATIENT STORY

For the love of Peets

'We just want to help each other through this. ...A lot of people can't get that long of a life with each other.'

February 14, 2015 0

Many Americans face pain, depression in their final year

Study finds significant increase in symptoms, despite efforts to improve end-of-life care.

February 10, 2015 1

Certain allergy, depression meds tied to higher odds for dementia

Class of drugs interferes with a key brain chemical, but study can't prove cause-and-effect.

January 31, 2015 3