Healing power of housework?

In your 60s and beyond, even moderate activity around the house can improve your physical health.

For some, holidays bring heart trouble

The number of heart-related deaths definitely spikes during this jolly season—and there's no clear reason.

Patient Story

Stepping out with a new hip

Mary Howell had no idea how quickly she'd rebound from her joint replacement surgery.

Getting older? Hit the gym

Baby Boomers might feel like they're too old to exercise, but that's a mistake. Fitness is more important than ever as you age.

Beware the canned plan

All the fancy diets in the world, including the new CICO fad, can't outperform a commitment to great nutrition and regular exercise.

Everything you need to know about exercise and hydration

Thirst is actually a sign you're already dehydrated.

Are triathletes harming their hearts?

Repetition of extreme athletic activity may cause trouble for men.

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Sleep apnea may boost Alzheimer's risk

An estimated 30 percent to 80 percent of the elderly suffer from this chronic condition.

Want to prevent heart disease? Go nuts!

People who incorporate more nuts into their diet often make better lifestyle choices overall, including healthy nutrition choices and regular exercise.

Patient Story

'She was in God's hands'

Quick thinking and medical care got stroke patient Edith Vis back to the good things in life.

Smog may harm your bones, too

Health risks of air pollution include cardiovascular and respiratory disease, cancer, impaired cognition and osteoporosis.