Couch potatoes, beware!

Too much sitting correlates with a thinning of tissue in a key area of the brain that is tied to memory.

Got teens? There’s a doc for that

They may look and act like young adults, but teens are far from it.

How to keep anger from getting the better of you

Instead of acting defensive and trading barbs, hit the pause button.

Bravo, Book Fairy

Wendy McLenithan opens magical new worlds to children beyond patient rooms.

Control blood pressure to keep dementia at bay?

Doing so will also reduce risk of heart attack, stroke and kidney disease.

U.S. heart disease rates falling, but gains vary by state

Prevention is key—especially adopting positive lifestyle behaviors.

Got osteoarthritis? Get moving

Relieve stiffness and improve flexibility with walking, yoga and tai chi.

‘Helping others, helping yourself’

Studies show volunteers receive many benefits, from improved cardiovascular health to lower cancer and depression rates.

Jumping and jamming

Kids compete, keeping health top of mind.

Put the can down

Sugary sodas linked again to increased heart troubles and risk of dying.

Top 10 calorie-burning exercises

The more you weigh and the higher the intensity of your workout, the more calories you'll burn.

Patient Story

Crusaders come to play

Kids see superheroes 'as symbols of strength, or hope, or a thousand other feelings they can connect with' —Spider-Man