PATIENT STORY

How high is your colorectal cancer risk?

Priscilla Charlesworth, colon cancer survivor, advises lowering risk by making lifestyle changes earlier.

March 20, 2015 0

What’s your chance of living another 10 years?

New formula can tell you. No crystal ball required.

March 18, 2015 5

Diet sodas linked to widening waistlines

But it's not clear whether the noncaloric drinks are a direct cause.

March 18, 2015 0

Jury still out on hormone therapy

New study casts doubt on dangers of the therapy for hot flash treatment.

March 16, 2015 0

A sense of purpose may help your heart

Study finds physical rewards in meaningful activity.

March 15, 2015 0

Expert advice: Laughter is the best medicine

A nun and a doctor walk into a cafe … and share the healing power of laughter.

March 12, 2015 0

Heart valve repair could improve mood

Researchers find procedure leads to quality of life improvements and reduced depression and anxiety.

March 12, 2015 2

Cholesterol 101: What you need to know

Underestimate the importance of diet, activity and family history at your own risk.

March 9, 2015 0

Hip replacements skyrocket in U.S.

Patients are younger and hospital stays shorter.

March 5, 2015 0

More Americans surviving cancer today than 20 years ago

Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64.

March 1, 2015 0

Golden anniversaries may bring an added special glow

Study sees slight uptick in sexual activity for couples married 50 years or more.

February 24, 2015 0

Red alert: 7 shingles facts you need to know

Expert says it's time to get serious about shingles, the adult chickenpox with potentially long-term effects.

February 23, 2015 2