Battling inflammation? Opt for natural fatty acids

In the realm of omega-3, fish and plant-based foods are likely to outperform supplements.

Fight the sneeze—safely

An expert gives us the goods on how to best fight seasonal sniffling and the ah-choos.

Patient Story

‘Life can be so much better’

When Elvira Brico found herself sitting on a bench as her elderly mother marched on, she knew it had come time for joint replacement surgery.

Final word on fats: Opt for fish, nuts, plant oils

As you strive to make smart meal choices, it's essential to know the healthy fat sources from the unhealthy.

The bottom line on blood pressure

The top number typically gets all the attention. A new study suggests it's time to give the bottom number its proper due.

Patient Story

Butterflies and battle scars

After sudden cardiac arrest a year ago, 14-year-old Lani Salinas is spreading awareness about this often fatal condition.

Programmed to pack pounds?

A fat-storing protein that helped our ancestors avoid starvation may today play an outsized role in excess fat storage—in times of plenty.

‘I just want to be normal’

A love of music and the enduring compassion of a childhood friend are helping a 25-year-old Michigan woman weather the rigors of multiple sclerosis.

Design a cholesterol-crushing diet

Choose oats, healthy nuts, beans and plant-based foods to bust cholesterol. Stay away from processed meats, creams and butter.

Stay active with these 5 must-do moves

Conquer achy joints, slower metabolisms and decreased muscle strength by using movement to your advantage.

Unbeatable omega-3 source: Fatty fish

Flax, chia and walnuts are excellent plant-based sources, but certain types of fish will always deliver the greatest benefits.

Patient Story

Forging a future

Bariatric surgery gave a Michigan couple the edge they needed to shed pounds. But the real progress came when they confronted their lifelong emotional burdens.

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