Sweet or tart, cherries are the bomb

A dietitian shares 6 surprising health reasons why you should eat this magical fruit.

Bring the sequence to supper

Your chosen foods aren't the only determining factor in your health outcome. It might also depend on the order in which you eat them.

Rise of the urban tick

Biologists are finding an abundance of ticks with Lyme disease far beyond wooded country trails—they're popping up in your city parks.

Patient Story

The magical music of Matthew

Born blind, a 14-year-old boy has become a virtuoso who sees colors within the most intricate sounds of music.

Patient Story

A turning point

New habits and close guidance from a unique wellness program helped a young grandmother take control of her health.

Patient Story

Of grit and gratitude

Put off by a referral to hospice care, this 83-year-old heart patient sought a powerful second opinion and found a way forward.

Fibromyalgia origin: Insulin resistance?

Researchers are working to understand the suspected role of blood sugar in this disease.

Science probes mutant cholesterol gene

Researchers are beginning to pin down the underlying genetics of a hereditary heart disease that causes high levels of LDL.

Strategies for sweet dreams

Nightmares usually have easy explanations—and even simpler solutions.

Patient Story

‘Heading south quickly’

David Stults developed popcorn lung after exposure to dangerous food chemicals. He's now hitting the school circuit to teach students the dangers of vaping similar substances.

Attack of the dad bod

If the world is warming to that chubby, cuddly look, is that such a bad thing? Not if you've improved from yesteryear.

Difficulties in daily living activities?

It may be rheumatoid arthritis. The symptoms of this condition often precede an actual diagnosis by several years.

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