Patient Story

‘You just have to do it’

When Matt Bailey's weight caused a boat to almost sink, he flooded his life with change. He's since lost 140 pounds and gained confidence.

Patient Story

‘Huge progress’

For their first three years, twins Ian and Isaac got all their nutrition from feeding tubes. Then they learned to eat.

Is it thrush?

An overgrowth of fungus can give rise to unpleasant symptoms in your child. Know what to look for—and when to seek help.

A likely sleep thief: The carb-heavy meal

Overconsumption of refined carbohydrates—especially foods with added sugars—could lead to insomnia.

Patient Story

‘I’m telling everyone who will listen’

After a 99% blockage and double bypass, James Cook turns his health around by cutting dairy, oil and meat from his diet.

Battle the wintertime blues with the right food

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

Bon appetit, baby!

A pediatrician shares when and how to get your little ones started on solid foods.

Don’t let the weather fool you

Listen to your body. It'll tell you if you're dehydrated, if only you'll listen.

The United States of … stasis?

Many adults have not engaged in any form of exercise in the past month or more.

Soup, soup and more soup

A souping cleanse is replacing juicing as the detox diet of choice. Here’s what you need to know.

America’s alcohol binge intensifies

Adults ages 35 to 44 aren't consuming alcohol quite so often—but when they do, they're overdoing it.

Fountain of youth—is it skim milk?

Those who drink higher-fat milk may have skimpier telomeres, a telltale sign of worsening age.

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