Troubling trend in senior prescriptions

In patients 65 and older, use of opioids, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotics more than doubled from 2004 to 2013.

February 22, 2017 0

Master the mealtime matchup  

Put down that broccoli and take a breath. You don’t have to go head-to-head with your feisty little one at every meal.

February 21, 2017 0

Study: Gym members reap outsized rewards

With club membership, you're more likely to exceed aerobics and strength-training standards recommended by health officials.

February 21, 2017 0

Do you get enough vitamin D?

If you live in the mitten state, probably not. What can you do to get the full benefits of the sunshine vitamin?

February 19, 2017 3

Study: Cancer care needs fitness focus

About 75 percent of patients give up on exercise after cancer diagnosis, even though evidence shows physical activity can help them cope.

February 17, 2017 0

Make peace with your body

Nurture a lifelong healthy outlook by reevaluating the expectations you place on yourself.

February 16, 2017 0

Boost your child’s immunity

These 8 practical tips help protect your youngsters from cold and flu viruses.

February 16, 2017 0

Cream and sugar, anyone?

When counting calories, remember that most calories in coffee and tea come from what's added.

February 15, 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

30 days without sugar? Sweet!

One woman embraces the challenge.

February 12, 2017 7

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

Reduce heart risks by timing meals

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

February 8, 2017 0