Live and age better with others

Good relationships don’t just protect our bodies but also our brains. The people most satisfied in their relationships at age 50 are the healthiest at age 80.

Patient Story

A new resolution: ‘Running again’

When swelling and pain sidelined his marathon runs, Wallace Isaac Gaunichaux turned to specialists to uncover and treat a potentially dangerous vein syndrome.

Patient Story

‘We’re not made of glass’

Swimming in the World Transplant Games lets Fred Nelis test his limits.

Welcome to your workout

Whether you're starting up or starting over, these 10 tips can kickstart your new fitness routine.

Are you a caregiver? Take care of yourself, too

More than 34 million Americans provide unpaid care to an older adult. These caregivers need support, experts say.

Patient Story

‘I thought someone shot me’

Sheriff's detective Marcus Glover thought he'd been hit by a bullet. The culprit? A ruptured Achilles tendon. After a new type of surgery, he's back on the beat.

Social? Go for quality—not quantity

A new study suggests older adults gain much well-being from their small number of social connections.

Sip your way to health

Generations of tea-drinkers attest to the natural benefits of the world’s second-favorite drink.

Ultrasound could ease hand tremors

MRI-guided ultrasound waves can heat and destroy tiny areas of brain tissue that trigger tremors.

Patient Story

Helping Grandpa, bead by bead

A 10-year-old’s craft project becomes a source of motivation for people receiving stem cell transplants.

Illiteracy—a dementia risk?

The ability to read and write allows people to engage in 'cognitively enriching' activities that exercise the brain.

Patient Story

Healthy and grateful

During a trip to her Michigan cottage, a burst aneurysm lands a Dallas woman in the emergency department. Two surgeries later and she's up and running.

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