Patient Story

‘Witnessing a miracle’

At 3 months old, Calvin Monroe's heart stopped beating. It regained its rhythm thanks to people and place, timing and technology.

10 doctor-approved tips for runners

Improve your times and overall health with these suggestions aimed at both beginner and elite athletes.

Think you might have a food addiction?

There’s help available to conquer cravings—once and for all.

Blood pressure check? There may be an app for that

New phone case invention, using high-tech 3-D printing and "force" sensor, feeds and converts data via smartphone app.

World’s biggest puzzle: 1 million pieces

Once assembled, the All of Us Research Program could provide an unprecedented picture of health and wellness in the United States.

Sunny days in youth may mean better odds

Lower levels of vitamin D have been associated with a rise in risk for multiple sclerosis.

Study: For some, high cholesterol is low concern

Puzzling discovery suggests that certain people may carry traits that protect against the bad effects of high cholesterol in later years.

Doctors relax diabetes goals

New guidelines add some slack to long-term blood sugar targets—but diabetes is still a widespread problem in the U.S.

Straight talk: Proper posture pays

At work and in life, the surest route to less pain and more gain? Sound body mechanics.

Patient Story

‘So much easier than open heart surgery’

A second opinion led to a much less invasive fix for Janet Hanson.

Study: Truckers at greater risk of ALS

Exposure to diesel fumes may increase a worker's odds of developing the neurodegenerative condition.

When diabetes strikes earlier, it’s deadlier

Type 2 in young people can lead to a more aggressive disease with more complications.