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
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

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

Why certain noises really irritate some people

'Misophonia' is a disorder that can make a person's brain go into overdrive.

February 13, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

30 days without sugar? Sweet!

One woman embraces the challenge.

February 12, 2017 7

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

Common painkillers don’t ease back pain

Patients who took NSAIDs were also 2.5 times more likely to suffer gastrointestinal side effects.

February 10, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘It doesn’t look like you had a stroke’

With quick action, surgery and medication, Darlene Smitter avoided major brain damage.

February 8, 2017 2

Does lack of exercise invite dementia?

Being sedentary may make you as vulnerable as those whose genes put them at risk for Alzheimer's.

February 4, 2017 0

Here’s your wakeup call

Doctors warn of sleep apnea’s outsized role in aggravating—and in some cases creating—a host of ailments.

February 2, 2017 1

If you can’t stay off social media, maybe it’s in your genes

DNA differences substantially influence how individuals interact with the media.

February 2, 2017 0