Fetal alcohol cases more common than thought

Expert: The safest route is for women to stop drinking when planning a pregnancy.

Patient Story

See the doctor in your PJs

'Like FaceTime’ for health care, MedNow sees a huge surge this flu season. One patient shares how it saved her money and the hassle of leaving home.

Data: Big downsides to lax helmet law

Two new studies prove what Michigan doctors said five years ago—a loosening of helmet laws would bring medical and financial consequences.

'I know that it works'

Diabetes education can inspire a proper diet and lifestyle to pull patients back from the brink.

Cow, soy or almond: which 'milk' is best for you?

Plant-based alternatives can play a role in our diets, but they are not nutritionally superior.

Rely on fish oil for improved cardiovascular health?

You may want to think again. Study finds no significant benefit of oil in preventing death from heart disease, heart attacks or stroke.

Beware 'bug bomb' foggers

These whole-house insecticides are frequently tied to severe respiratory and gastrointestinal symptoms.

Patient Story

When two hearts beat as one

Twin brothers John and Tom Pantlind shared many experiences growing up. Now they share an end to their heart troubles.

Patient Story

Phil Simon’s big hope

At a critical point in the progression of his multiple sclerosis, a local chef pins his hopes on a breakthrough medication.

Scientists zero in on better saliva-based HIV test

New saliva test shows promise in detecting small amounts of antibodies early in HIV infection.

Who really needs to go gluten-free?

Here's what to avoid when you have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity.

Battle your bathroom woes

Got gut problems? Fiber, water and stress management may be the best tools to improve your digestive health.