Patient Story

‘We’re here to celebrate with you’

Two families connected by organ donation meet to honor the gift of a young man's heart, now living on in another.

Wakeful nights, woeful days

Lack of sleep leads to stagnancy in brain regions that control dopamine, which invariably leads to dreary days of body aches.

Got a pins-and-needles tingle? Here’s what it means

You’ve probably compressed a nerve. It's no big deal—unless the feeling won’t go away.

Going beyond the step count

Today's wearable tech tracks everything from sleep patterns to calories burned. But are devices created equal?

Power of the sweet potato

This superfood is a weapon against weight gain, belly fat and diabetes.

A harbinger hormone?

Researchers suspect high levels of a key hormone in the blood could hint at a person's risk of developing age-related ailments, such as weakness and poor balance.

Patient Story

A journey for her heart

A teenage girl from Honduras travels far from home for a highly specialized ablation procedure.

Battle the wintertime blues with the right food

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

Anti-inflammatory foods are your friends

A proper diet and regular exercise are the surest ways to reduce your risks for cancer and chronic diseases.

Don’t sweat late-night eats

Study suggests there's no evidence to support the notion that high blood sugar can be prevented simply by not eating two hours prior to bedtime.

Patient Story

The fun factor

A woman with Parkinson’s disease gets back on her feet through the perfect beat—music-based rehab that feels more like entertainment than therapy.

4 moves to bolster your back

These key exercises can help you zero in on the critical muscle groups needed to enhance overall back strength.

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