For a healthier heart, aim for 6 to 8 hours of sleep

Prolonged nightly sleep deprivation or excessive sleeping should be avoided to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Patient Story

‘I can do anything … It’s just amazing’

Former baseball hopeful Terry Fewless gets his life back thanks to newer technology for clearing clogged arteries.

Go vegetarian the easy way

A savvy dietitian offers 6 tips for revamping your victuals.

A quienes tienen limitaciones en la cocina

¿Cómo se comparan los restaurantes y las tiendas de comida rápida en el ámbito de la salud? Se va a sorprender.

Patient Story

Feeling like Iron Man

At 53, Mark Lackey didn't know how much longer he would live. But then a team of experts crafted a unique fix for the hole in his heart.

Gout could increase heart disease risk

This painful condition causes inflammation in the joints and in the body.

Have a weak grip?

It may signal future health troubles—even in kids.

Patient Story

‘A tremendous relief’

A discovery of an abdominal aortic aneurysm leads an 81-year-old woman to an innovative, minimally invasive treatment.

For the culinarily challenged

How do fast food vs. full-service restaurant meals stack up in the health column? You may be surprised.

¿Le preocupan sus niveles de azúcar en la sangre? Entonces coma alimentos bajos en índice glucémico

Comestibles bajos en este índice pueden mantener sus niveles bajos y podrían incluso garantizarle pérdida de peso.

A man’s life-saving epiphany

Middle-age guys who want to reclaim their health through diet and exercise should expect the unexpected—but anticipate results, too.

For protein and your heart, pick quality

Reduce your risks by eating fruits and vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, skinless poultry, fish, nuts and beans.