Be the change you want in your life

From motivation to eliminating barriers to success, a primary care doc shares strategies for improved health.

Does ‘mono’ virus up odds for other diseases?

Scientists seek to unravel how viruses trigger disease.

U.S. heart disease rates falling, but gains vary by state

Prevention is key—especially adopting positive lifestyle behaviors.

Study: Cranberry juice won’t prevent urinary tract infections

Data behind recommendation has always been mixed, doctors say.

Put the can down

Sugary sodas linked again to increased heart troubles and risk of dying.

Patient Story

‘I’ve been very fortunate’

Walter Sergeant lived with a heart murmur for years until a non-invasive heart procedure fixed his defective valve for good.

Tai chi beats aerobics for fibromyalgia pain

This mind-body approach may be a strong therapeutic option.

Back pain: Cause and effect

If you're mired in a morass of pain, a McKenzie-certified therapist might be the one to help pull you out.

Like your steak a bit charred?

You may want to rethink as studies suggest people who eat a lot of well-done meat face increased risks of certain cancers, heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Patient Story

Forging a new path

Shonta Frody's storied road led her to an adoptive family, a battle with leukemia, the development of a clothing line—and a true friendship with a resident doctor.

Hold the salt

A small portion of your sodium intake comes from eating at home. The worst culprit? Highly processed and packaged food.

Hearing loss joins long list of smoking harms

The habit is not only bad for the lungs and heart, it can also damage your ears.