Sit-stand desks good for the mind. What about the body?

Office workers spend up to 85 percent of their workday in a chair—research suggests that all that sitting contributes to obesity, diabetes, heart disease and even a shorter lifespan.

Patient Story

‘It got me pretty good’

Four days after a major stroke, a smokehouse owner returns to work.

Genes, not diet, may be key to gout flare-ups

Study: Our hyperuricemia future may be written in the stars.

Mediterranean diet may help preserve your vision

You are what you eat—it's time to take quitting a poor diet as seriously as quitting smoking.

What to know about vitamin D and bone health

Study: The sunshine vitamin might not prevent fractures or improve bone density in older adults, but the supplement does have its benefits.

Patient Story

‘All about living, not dying’

With the help of hospice, a Battle of the Bulge hero continues to enjoy outdoor adventures.

5 keys to weight-loss success

Diet tips that go beyond calorie cutting.

With 80,000 flu deaths last season, experts urge vaccination

Prevention is key—public health officials urge Americans to get an annual flu shot, to protect both yourself and those around you.

Fitter folks suffer milder strokes

'Exercise is the 401K of health. The more you put in it, the better your health is in old age.'

Patient Story

‘Like a miracle worker’

Vein treatment was the catalyst for Gordon Nederveld to change his lifestyle and lose 80 pounds.

To help beat heart disease, stay upbeat

Optimistic people not only take better care of themselves, they are also less likely to suffer from the damaging effects of stress.

Reclaim your pelvic health

Don't let pain during sex or bladder leakage issues keep you down.