Low blood sugar can be a concern, too

People with diabetes have to watch both sides of that all-important number—when it's too high, and when it's too low.

Guys struggle with body image, too

About 40% of men say they've been discriminated against or stereotyped because of their size.

Patient Story

A new kind of beat

Joint pain and weight problems kept Kim Metzger sedentary for years. She found a new groove with cardio-drumming—and later, bariatric surgery.

Allergies linked to heartburn meds

New research shows people who use antacid drugs are almost twice as likely to need allergy medications.

The plight of the typist

Repetitive strain injury can beleaguer office workers and others who repeat the same movements each day. Learn how to stop it before it becomes a bigger problem.

Patient Story

‘Get up, face it and just keep going’

Complex surgery restores a three-sport athlete to full strength.

Battling inflammation? Opt for natural fatty acids

In the realm of omega-3, fish and plant-based foods are likely to outperform supplements.

Fight the sneeze—safely

An expert gives us the goods on how to best fight seasonal sniffling and the ah-choos.

Patient Story

‘Life can be so much better’

When Elvira Brico found herself sitting on a bench as her elderly mother marched on, she knew it had come time for joint replacement surgery.

Final word on fats: Opt for fish, nuts, plant oils

As you strive to make smart meal choices, it's essential to know the healthy fat sources from the unhealthy.

The bottom line on blood pressure

The top number typically gets all the attention. A new study suggests it's time to give the bottom number its proper due.

Patient Story

Butterflies and battle scars

After sudden cardiac arrest a year ago, 14-year-old Lani Salinas is spreading awareness about this often fatal condition.

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