Do you need antibiotics?

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

February 28, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I truly had God watching over me’

Facing a nightmare diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, Karyn Wolschleger finds something unexpected: Hope.

February 27, 2017 19

Wearable tech could detect illness

By developing a baseline of health readings, wearable sensors can detect deviations to indicate sickness or infection, study finds.

February 27, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I can still make beautiful things’

Adult coloring has become a popular rehabilitation and meditation tool, with more than 12 million coloring books sold each year.

February 26, 2017 1

The sour note on fake sweeteners

Childhood use of sugar substitutes jumped 200 percent from 1999 to 2012—and that's not a good thing.

February 26, 2017 0

Revolutionize your treadmill routine

Try these 6 tips to keep your workout from getting lame.

February 25, 2017 1

Stroke and anemia: Deadly pair?

Older stroke victims with anemia are up to twice as likely to die within a year, compared to non-anemic patients, study finds.

February 25, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

A surprise recovery

A new aortic valve and an implanted heart pump kept Bob Verburg alive, giving his heart a chance to heal.

February 24, 2017 5

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

Undergoing chemotherapy? Here’s what to eat

A dietitian's advice for eating well and staying strong during the toughest of times.

February 23, 2017 4

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