Attack of the dad bod

If the world is warming to that chubby, cuddly look, is that such a bad thing? Not if you've improved from yesteryear.

Let’s get grilling

You don’t have to sacrifice a healthy diet when you fire up the grill this summer.

Picnics, potlucks and … pathogens?

Safe food preparation and smart handling can help your family avoid foodborne illness at summer outings.

CDC: Hepatitis A infections soaring

Drug abuse and homelessness create conditions that led to a jump in cases.

Keep it simple, sipper

Steer clear of drinks laden with sugars, flavoring, artificial sweeteners and color. A glass of water will always win.

B12 deficiency—spot the signs

Symptoms include cognitive problems, fatigue, weakness, weight loss, constipation and numbness in hands and feet.

Patient Story

‘They only gave me 6 to 9 months’

When stomachaches turned out to be the worst form of pancreatic cancer, Tricia Johnson found hope in a targeted clinical trial treatment.

Top 10 food ingredients to avoid

Some on the list might surprise you.

Running on empty?

Whole foods can fix that.

Subtract the additive

Propionate, a common additive in breads and baked goods, may trigger a metabolic response linked to obesity and diabetes.

Your health digs ginger

Rich in essential minerals, this zesty root can enliven salad dressings, teas and a host of other recipes.

Patient Story

Heart on the line

After bariatric surgery, Jaclyn Folkema is finally able to run, swim and play with her 9-year-old daughter.

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