PATIENT STORY

‘It’s not your time’

About 1 in 20 people survive sudden cardiac arrest at home. Amber Ciesielski, 32, survived—but she now faces a rare heart condition.

November 30, 2016 10

Sleep deprived? Don’t depend on caffeine

Although a cup of java might provide a boost, find out what your body really needs.

November 29, 2016 1

The wearable doctor

Researchers develop a small, wearable acoustic device that can listen in on the heart, digestive system and lungs.

November 28, 2016 0

Having trouble sleeping?

If your restless nights are leading to long and dreary days, it's long past time to change your routine.

November 26, 2016 2
PATIENT STORY

Back in God’s country

After becoming the first person in the U.S. to get a new heart device, a Canadian Lakes woman returns to the woods she loves.  

November 23, 2016 8

CDC lists Top 5 causes of death

While heart disease and cancer continue to top the list, deaths from opioid abuse are a growing concern.

November 22, 2016 0

Another reason to kick the habit

Those who quit smoking will reduce the odds of developing abdominal aortic aneurysm.

November 20, 2016 0

Fight through the smog

Researchers say cyclists and walkers who live in air-polluted cities should aim for optimal speeds.

November 19, 2016 0

Aim for tech-free bedtime

Smartphones, tablets and other electronic gadgets can harm children's sleep, pediatricians say.

November 15, 2016 0

Tidy home, healthy lungs

An environment with fewer pollutants will help keep childhood asthma in check—and reduce the need for medication.

November 14, 2016 0

Sleep apnea spinoff: Sloppy driving

Lane deviation, a reliable marker for driving quality, is significantly worse in those who don't get the Zzzs they need.

November 12, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

Go green! Go white!

And go register to be an organ donor! Sparty is.

November 11, 2016 0