Living with Chronic Conditions

Millions of us suffer from chronic illnesses, from asthma and diabetes to fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Chronic illnesses are persistent and long lasting. Our experts—including those with chronic conditions—offer tips, treatments and advice to ease the burden.

Chilled to the bone? 10 tips to relieve joint pain

If winter weather is causing aches and pains, try these tried-and-true suggestions for rapid relief.

Patient Story

A race to recovery

When Ted Kushion's heart stopped beating, quick action saved his life.

Save your skin with 7 easy steps

Beat the double-whammy of winter once and for all.

Don’t let the weather fool you

Listen to your body. It'll tell you if you're dehydrated, if only you'll listen.

Battle the wintertime blues with the right food

Include the "sunshine vitamin" in your meal plans to keep happy all season long.

Patient Story

‘A glimmer of hope’

Community COVID-19 vaccine clinics brought peace, joy and excitement to those 65 and older who rolled up their sleeves for the first round of vaccinations.

Meatless Mondays

Improve your cardiovascular health with a plant-based food day.

Patient Story

‘The best opportunity’

An array of pediatric specialists has assembled to help a toddler reach his greatest potential amid the challenges of cerebral palsy.

Patient Story

Zelda saves the day

In a classic Lassie-style move, Neil Tetzlaff’s Brittany spaniel sought help when her owner collapsed from cardiac arrest.

Fight the fire

Nutrition plays an outsized role in shaping your body's response to inflammation.

More than an orange

Are you getting enough vitamin C? This vital substance helps ward off disease and promotes proper body function.

Patient Story

Top stories of 2020

Get a dose of inspiration by exploring our most extraordinary tales of heroism and medical miracles.