9 ways to make your vacation foolproof

Before you kick back and relax, check out these tips for staying healthy on your next trip.

February 18, 2017 3

Natural fit for chronic back pain: Yoga

Study finds yoga can lead to small improvements in back pain—as well as small to moderate improvements in function.

February 18, 2017 0

Yesss! Chocolate really is good for you

A component in cocoa seems to control blood sugar and inflammation, but, alas, there is a caveat.

February 14, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘Very thankful to be alive’

When Nancy Perry’s artificial heart valve failed, she got a new one―without open-heart surgery.

February 13, 2017 4
PATIENT STORY

30 days without sugar? Sweet!

One woman embraces the challenge.

February 12, 2017 7

Spend more time outdoors for better Zzz’s

Camping and exposure to natural light helps prime your body for an earlier bedtime.

February 12, 2017 0

Eat your way to better sleep

What you eat—and don’t eat—before bed will play a big role in what happens when your head hits the pillow.

February 11, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘The new Jonathan’

At age 22, he became a medical pioneer when he received a jawbone implant. He now has a new chin, too.

February 10, 2017 1

Common painkillers don’t ease back pain

Patients who took NSAIDs were also 2.5 times more likely to suffer gastrointestinal side effects.

February 10, 2017 0

Where did my sex drive go?

It's easier to find than you might think. A conversation with your doctor will get you headed in the right direction.

February 9, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘It doesn’t look like you had a stroke’

With quick action, surgery and medication, Darlene Smitter avoided major brain damage.

February 8, 2017 2

Reduce heart risks by timing meals

American Heart Association report suggests eating earlier in the day may be healthier.

February 8, 2017 0