Be the change you want in your life

From motivation to eliminating barriers to success, a primary care doc shares strategies for improved health.

Couch potatoes, beware!

Too much sitting correlates with a thinning of tissue in a key area of the brain that is tied to memory.

Control blood pressure to keep dementia at bay?

Doing so will also reduce risk of heart attack, stroke and kidney disease.

U.S. heart disease rates falling, but gains vary by state

Prevention is key—especially adopting positive lifestyle behaviors.

Got osteoarthritis? Get moving

Relieve stiffness and improve flexibility with walking, yoga and tai chi.

‘Helping others, helping yourself’

Studies show volunteers receive many benefits, from improved cardiovascular health to lower cancer and depression rates.

Put the can down

Sugary sodas linked again to increased heart troubles and risk of dying.

Top 10 calorie-burning exercises

The more you weigh and the higher the intensity of your workout, the more calories you'll burn.

Leaking is not an option

A host of treatments are available to help women overcome stress incontinence.

Tai chi beats aerobics for fibromyalgia pain

This mind-body approach may be a strong therapeutic option.

Back pain: Cause and effect

If you're mired in a morass of pain, a McKenzie-certified therapist might be the one to help pull you out.

Fitness may fend off dementia

Study: Women who are fit at age 50 have a nearly 90 percent lower risk of developing Alzheimer's.