PATIENT STORY

Nixing the nicotine

Hooked on smoking? Jill Zalokar was, too—for almost half a century. Until she learned the tools to quit for good.

August 23, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Micah’s magic rods

"Truly amazing, life-changing" magnetic rods help 9-year-old avoid surgery in her battle against a debilitating spinal condition.

August 21, 2017 1

Want healthy joints? Do these 10 things

Treat your hard-working body to some R&R with these helpful tips from a doctor who knows.

August 20, 2017 3

Yoga may help ease depression

It's not a cure-all but has great potential, leader of an American Psychological Association panel says.

August 18, 2017 0

Trump says opioid crisis is a national emergency

The majority of overdose deaths are attributed to prescription painkillers.

August 15, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Living, not just staying alive

An implanted heart pump saved Terry Jacobs’ life. Now he’s more active than he’s been in 20 years.

August 14, 2017 6

Find your hidden aneurysm

About 1 in 50 people have an aneurysm lurking in their brain. Take some steps to make sure you're not one of them.

August 13, 2017 1

Need to calm down? Try talking to yourself

Brain scans suggest referring to yourself in the third person helps keep emotions in check.

August 13, 2017 0

Protein deposits may play role in type 2 diabetes

Injections in mice led to symptoms of the disease.

August 11, 2017 0

Jazzed about the solar eclipse?

It should be quite a show, but make sure you follow these 5 do's and don'ts to protect your eyes.

August 10, 2017 10

Medical reality catches up to science fiction

Scientists unveil their Star Trek-like 'tricorder' to track human health.

August 10, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘They make you feel like you’re somebody’

A stroke victim's newfound love of painting helped her reclaim strength and self-confidence.

August 9, 2017 0