When binge-watching goes bad

Marathon TV sessions dramatically increase diabetes risk.

Can exercise ease inflammation tied to obesity?

Chronic inflammation may be the root of many health problems, including heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

U.S. smoking rate hits all-time low

The down side is that vaping is taking off. Those who vape still get nicotine, plus other chemicals.

The sitting epidemic

Could corporate America keep employees from having their butts glued to their chairs for nine to 10 hours a day?

Severe stress may send immune system into overdrive

Treating stress-related disorders may reduce the risk of developing autoimmune diseases.

The bad news: Sleepless nights haunt 1 in 4 Americans

The good news: Most who suffer a bout of acute, new-onset insomnia will recover and go on to gain restful slumber.

Human brain hard-wired to love fat-carb combo

Don't fall prey to the temptation of fast or processed food.

Patient Story

‘A good moment’

A father in hospice care spends an evening at a Whitecaps game with his sons: "Just being with the kids is the main thing."

Drink up!

We all need water for a healthy life, but how much?

FDA OKs first drug containing marijuana-derived ingredient

Medication will be used to treat two severe forms of epilepsy.

Smoking and diabetes linked to calcium buildup in brain

Risk factors affect the part of the brain that plays an important role in short- and long-term memory.

Coffee may do your liver good

Coffee drinkers may be at lower risk for liver disease.