Poor sleep in preschool years could mean behavior troubles later

Establishing regular bedtime early on may pay dividends in elementary school.

March 21, 2017 0

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

Your DNA may determine how you handle the time change

Researcher says genetics play a part in whether you're a night owl, which can make daylight saving a tough transition.

March 14, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

A ‘journey to heaven’

Todd Alward, diagnosed with ALS four years ago, is preparing to die.

March 13, 2017 40

Wood stoves may spark heart trouble

Older people in cities with lots of wood-burning devices might run heart attack risk.

March 11, 2017 0

Do ‘early birds’ get the healthier worm?

Late-to-bed types appear to have poorer eating habits.

March 9, 2017 1

FDA throws cold water on whole body cryotherapy

Exposure to ultra-low temperatures shows no benefits and may be dangerous.

March 7, 2017 0

Kids mean less shuteye for mom, while dad slumbers on

Study finds big differences in how youngsters affect parents' sleep.

March 3, 2017 0

Do you need antibiotics?

Proteins in nasal mucus might reveal if respiratory infection is caused by virus or bacteria.

February 28, 2017 0

Marijuana study sorts good from bad

Prescription doses can treat chronic pain, muscle spasms and nausea—but there are still downsides to the drug.

February 24, 2017 0

Adult asthma over-diagnosed?

Canadian study finds many patients were told they had asthma based on symptoms and doctor's evaluation—but not on objective testing.

February 23, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘A strong little trouper’

Maverick Smith came into the world weighing only 1 pound, 7 ounces. Now his mom delights in his chubby cheeks and double chin.

February 22, 2017 0