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.
Adult coloring has become a popular rehabilitation and meditation tool, with more than 12 million coloring books sold each year.
Childhood use of sugar substitutes jumped 200 percent from 1999 to 2012—and that's not a good thing.
Older stroke victims with anemia are up to twice as likely to die within a year, compared to non-anemic patients, study finds.
A new aortic valve and an implanted heart pump kept Bob Verburg alive, giving his heart a chance to heal.
Prescription doses can treat chronic pain, muscle spasms and nausea—but there are still downsides to the drug.
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.