Hiccups for a month? It can happen

Persistent hiccups and intractable hiccups are associated with underlying medical conditions.

How to get your kids to eat better

Don't underestimate the power of small changes that progress over time.

Patient Story

‘I love me’

Bariatric surgery set Tonya Woods on the right path. A personal trainer, a high-tech gym and an indomitable attitude helped her stick to that path.

Patient Story

‘She’s perfect’

Born with a rare disorder that causes visual impairment, Luna is a 2-year-old girl who is full of surprises.

Blood sugar worries? Aim for low-glycemic foods

Items low on the index can keep levels in check and ensure long-term payoff in weight loss.

What foods are really best for your heart?

Evidence supports a predominantly plant-based diet, without added sugars or processed foods.

Patient Story

‘I never knew when it was going to hit’

An implanted device provides relief from fecal incontinence, giving this 81-year-old a new lease on life.

Patient Story

‘It wasn’t my time’

A globe-trotting, retired rocket scientist with pancreatic cancer gets the chance to see another 50 countries.

What’s in the (pool) water?

No need to worry about picking up a yucky parasite at the pool. Just make use of these 3 simple precautions.

5 tips for attaining optimal health

Eat ‘mindfully’ and connect with your inner self in a meaningful way.

Some salads are healthier than others

The house and garden varieties tend to be fairly basic—lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions—and good bets if you're watching your weight or calorie intake.

Pack your food and go with these 6 safety tips

Don't risk your health by playing 'culinary Russian roulette' this summer.