Study: Cranberry juice won’t prevent urinary tract infections

Data behind recommendation has always been mixed, doctors say.

April 4, 2017 1

Costly struggle for life-saving drug

The price of insulin has jumped 400 percent over the past decade, leaving some patients choosing between food and medicine.

April 2, 2017 2

Calcium confusion? 5 things to know

This magical mineral is critical for healthy bones, nerves and muscles. Here’s how to be sure you’re getting the right amount.

April 1, 2017 4

Want cheap and healthy meals? Cook at home

Study finds homemade fare is typically better for you than restaurant food.

March 30, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘It’s done wonders for me’

Mike Bowman had been a virtual shut-in—until weight-loss surgery gave him back his life.

March 27, 2017 11

Another obesity downside: higher esophageal cancer risk

Research shows association with increased odds for stomach cancer as well.

March 24, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘Life is good’

Having endured a host of treatments, Gary Lemmen sees the positive side of stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

March 22, 2017 3
PATIENT STORY

‘I am a mystery’

With courage and smiles, Addison Post battles an extraordinarily rare condition.

March 20, 2017 8

How to help an ailing friend

Don't know what to say, or what to do? Experts suggest useful ways to help friends or family members as they endure medical troubles.

March 19, 2017 0

And they’re off!

Runners step out in style for the Irish Jig 2017.

March 18, 2017 1

Fish oil pills may help after heart attack

Specialists' review does not find, however, that it can help prevent cardiovascular problems.

March 17, 2017 0

Colon cancer on the rise in young adults

A startling percentage of colorectal cancer patients are younger than 50, and the number is climbing. Diet and lifestyle may be to blame.

March 14, 2017 1