How to make veggies popular

If you want picky eaters to load up on healthier fare, a decadent description is far more effective than a bland, health-conscious label.

Beware the smartphone slouch

It's more serious than it sounds.

More of this, less of that

Want to toughen your ticker? The food choices you make today can promote a healthier heart tomorrow.

Bust diabetes with moderate weight loss

Trimming just 10 percent from your overall weight can drastically improve your odds of better managing your insulin levels.

Suspect in pancreatic cancer: Gut fungi

Researchers have long recognized viruses, bacteria and parasites as culprits in pancreatic cancers—but new evidence points to fungal infections, too.

It’s a fall thing: Time for flu shots

A vaccine today boosts your odds of staying healthy in the chilly months ahead.

Fiber-rich foods build healthy hearts

A proper diet is often one of the first steps in the journey to better blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

Patient Story

When it rains, it pours

Miguel Munoz thought he just had the flu and back pain. He soon found himself in a fight for his life.

How to battle a sinus infection

A neti pot, a flu vaccination and a heap of healthy food—just a few ways you can help ward off trouble.

The plant-powered athlete

With the right diet, high-caliber athletes can enhance performance and improve recovery times. A culinary-minded doctor explains how it's done.

Eat your way to brain health

The MIND diet—a hybrid of two heart-healthy diets—may lower your risk of Alzheimer's disease by up to 53%.

School lunch—a vegetarian’s delight?

Simply adding more vegetable offerings to the menu can lead to a sizable reduction in meat consumption.

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