Millions of us suffer from chronic illnesses, from asthma and diabetes to fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Chronic illnesses are persistent and long lasting. Our experts—including those with chronic conditions—offer tips, treatments and advice to ease the burden.
Canadian study finds many patients were told they had asthma based on symptoms and doctor's evaluation—but not on objective testing.
In patients 65 and older, use of opioids, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotics more than doubled from 2004 to 2013.
With club membership, you're more likely to exceed aerobics and strength-training standards recommended by health officials.
After a battle with Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Heidi Roine is learning to move again. And live again.
Caregivers of severely allergic children should know what to do in an emergency—and always have an epinephrine auto-injector on hand.
If you live in the mitten state, probably not. What can you do to get the full benefits of the sunshine vitamin?
People with a high tolerance for pain may face a greater risk of silent heart attacks.
Before you kick back and relax, check out these tips for staying healthy on your next trip.
Study finds yoga can lead to small improvements in back pain—as well as small to moderate improvements in function.
A component in cocoa seems to control blood sugar and inflammation, but, alas, there is a caveat.
When Nancy Perry’s artificial heart valve failed, she got a new one―without open-heart surgery.