Flu season all but over in U.S.

In a twist, the middle-aged were among those hardest hit, CDC says.

April 21, 2017 0

Make your garden one of delights, not dangers

Gardening has many benefits, but take care to limit your risks.

April 20, 2017 3

Kidney disease a big contributor to heart-related deaths

Study findings point to need for screening for kidney function.

April 20, 2017 2

No magic pill for weight loss

A dietitian says your best bet is to avoid gimmicks and fad diets—and stick to the basics.

April 18, 2017 0

Healing hands: Massage may ease chronic back pain

People older than 50 tend to respond best to massage therapy.

April 18, 2017 0

Study links celiac disease, anorexia

In some cases, doctors suspect a celiac patient's careful attention to dieting could lead to overly severe eating restrictions.

April 17, 2017 0

Behold, the superager

Some folks stay sharp into their 80s and 90s—and it's not just genetics.

April 16, 2017 0

Second form of chronic fatigue?

Scientists discover biological markers that indicate presence of an 'atypical' chronic fatigue syndrome in some patients.

April 15, 2017 1

Study links thyroid hormone to stiff arteries

Patients with higher levels of key hormone may face greater risk of plaque buildup and heart disease complications.

April 14, 2017 0

Quick fix or long-term fix?

When it comes to an orthopedic injury, shortcuts don't cut it. Find out from a physical therapist what it takes to really recover.

April 13, 2017 2

A vicious cycle: Elusive sleep, aging body

Seniors who struggle to get deep, restorative slumber are only adding to their health problems.

April 13, 2017 0

Portrait of a young woman

It’s never too late (or too early) to engage in healthy behaviors that can have lasting power.

April 11, 2017 0