Millions of us suffer from chronic illnesses, from asthma and diabetes to fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Chronic illnesses are persistent and long lasting. Our experts—including those with chronic conditions—offer tips, treatments and advice to ease the burden.
Diagnosed with epilepsy two years ago, 6-year-old Maci Nichols now enjoys life free of seizures and medication.
The number of heart-related deaths definitely spikes during this jolly season—and there's no clear reason.
Shelby Lentz is competing for the Miss Michigan title. But since her diagnosis, she's now competing in a race against time.
Pediatric Chronic Pain Clinic gives student tools to manage her persistent pain and resulting anxiety.
Yes! A study shows they are able to connect words with their meanings early on.
Want to help friends and family members who have diabetes? Create holiday meals with low- and no-sugar offerings—and keep portions small.
An estimated 30 percent to 80 percent of the elderly suffer from this chronic condition.
Getting kids to drink water with their school lunches could help keep their weight in check and save the U.S. billions in obesity-related costs.
Put down that forkful of perfectly twirled white spaghetti, and grab a plate of whole grain pasta instead.
Eat, drink and be merry—but not too much! A gastroenterologist shares 9 tips to help you get through this holiday season.
Health risks of air pollution include cardiovascular and respiratory disease, cancer, impaired cognition and osteoporosis.