A big belly is bad for your heart

If you have belly fat, the target will be waist loss rather than weight loss.

Veggies (and fruits) = better health

The higher the ratio of vegetables and fruits to other foods you eat, the better you're able to ward off heart disease and metabolic disease.

Patient Story

‘Lucky girl’

Twelve-year-old Skylar Darga battles cystic fibrosis and embraces life with gusto.

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.

Patient Story

‘Scared to death’

The medicine that saved Martha McMurry’s life also damaged her heart. Today she’s cancer-free, and her heart is on the rebound.

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.