Must love dogs

Want to avoid a heart attack or lift the cloud of depression? The benefits of owning a pooch may surprise you.

Get busy living

Your attitude about aging might affect your odds for developing dementia.

Fetal alcohol cases more common than thought

Expert: The safest route is for women to stop drinking when planning a pregnancy.

Patient Story

See the doctor in your PJs

'Like FaceTime’ for health care, MedNow sees a huge surge this flu season. One patient shares how it saved her money and the hassle of leaving home.

Cancer 'vaccine' rids body of multiple cancer types—in mice

But will it work in humans?

'Bystanders are usually the first responders'

A new program encourages public spaces to add tourniquet kits—and it offers free training to all who want it.

Data: Big downsides to lax helmet law

Two new studies prove what Michigan doctors said five years ago—a loosening of helmet laws would bring medical and financial consequences.

Kids may roll up their sleeves—again

An optional third dose of the MMR vaccine may give a necessary immunity boost to kids.

'I know that it works'

Diabetes education can inspire a proper diet and lifestyle to pull patients back from the brink.

Rely on fish oil for improved cardiovascular health?

You may want to think again. Study finds no significant benefit of oil in preventing death from heart disease, heart attacks or stroke.

Beware 'bug bomb' foggers

These whole-house insecticides are frequently tied to severe respiratory and gastrointestinal symptoms.

Keeping Valentine's Day sweet without the sweets

A dietitian provides tips on keeping Valentine's Day healthy