Exercise boosts kids' brain health, too

Working up a sweat is good for cognition, whether you're 8 or 80.

Big strides made in diabetes care

This past year was a busy, productive one for diabetes research and care.

Patient Story

PT helps Ironman test his mettle

At age 56, Kevin Rupp aims to compete in triathlons as long as his body will let him.

Don't let the weather fool you

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

What's the best diet? Experts rate them

Your diet should be based on a well-balanced eating plan that fits your lifestyle, rather than a weird fad replete with food restrictions.

Patient Story

‘A dramatic improvement’

The 100th lung transplant allows Ascenda Denton to breathe easily, free of chronic infections and scarring caused by cystic fibrosis.

6 steps to a healthier you

As one year ends and another begins, people often assess their habits and lifestyle, and consider changes that could improve their health.

Patient Story

Choosing life over leg

"Maybe I was meant to be an example," says amputee Don Lofton.

Patient Story

Giving up ‘was never an option’

Six years after battling back from a ruptured brain aneurysm and month-long coma, Todd Abbott offers hope to other patients coping with brain injuries.

Your top stories of 2017

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don’t want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

A new year, a new you?

Here's a hint: Health commitments need to be year-round affairs.

Don't overlook OTC nasal sprays

Allergists say these inexpensive, widely available treatments are most often the best answer to seasonal allergies.