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

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

Write your child’s anaphylaxis plan

Caregivers of severely allergic children should know what to do in an emergency—and always have an epinephrine auto-injector on hand.

February 20, 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 4

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