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
PATIENT STORY

‘I’m getting my life back’

After a battle with Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Heidi Roine is learning to move again. And live again.

February 20, 2017 23

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

Stout and hardy? Check your heart

People with a high tolerance for pain may face a greater risk of silent heart attacks.

February 19, 2017 0

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

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