Study: Obesity, diabetes can lead to cancer

More than 1 in 20 cancers worldwide may be attributable to excess weight and diabetes.

Diabetes? Focus on the feet

Food, exercise and blood sugar are important pieces of the puzzle—but foot health is a chief concern, too.

Patient Story

Run for joy, run through grief

Jennifer Millard embraced an active lifestyle―and found emotional and spiritual strength after tragedy struck her family.

Patient Story

‘I was brave’

Diagnosed with epilepsy two years ago, 6-year-old Maci Nichols now enjoys life free of seizures and medication.

For some, holidays bring heart trouble

The number of heart-related deaths definitely spikes during this jolly season—and there's no clear reason.

Patient Story

A crowning moment for Huntington's disease

Shelby Lentz is competing for the Miss Michigan title. But since her diagnosis, she's now competing in a race against time.

Can your baby understand you?

Yes! A study shows they are able to connect words with their meanings early on.

Design a diabetes-friendly season

Want to help friends and family members who have diabetes? Create holiday meals with low- and no-sugar offerings—and keep portions small.

Sleep apnea may boost Alzheimer's risk

An estimated 30 percent to 80 percent of the elderly suffer from this chronic condition.

Lunchtime H2O may curb kids' obesity

Getting kids to drink water with their school lunches could help keep their weight in check and save the U.S. billions in obesity-related costs.

Switching to whole grain foods could trim your waistline

Put down that forkful of perfectly twirled white spaghetti, and grab a plate of whole grain pasta instead.

'Tis the season … for a digestive hangover

Eat, drink and be merry—but not too much! A gastroenterologist shares 9 tips to help you get through this holiday season.