Sports—a boot camp for life skills?

Children who engage in organized team sports often display better socio-emotional skills in later years.

So, your teen wants to be a vegetarian?

A dietitian and pediatrician offer tips to ensure your youngster is successful in this new journey.

Want happy? Get a hound

Introducing a dog into your busy life could be just the ticket to less stress and better health—but only if you commit to regular walks.

Got kids? Make it a safe summer

Pediatric specialists share their Top 10 tips for injury prevention and food safety.

Is your heart ready for pregnancy?

Diabetes and other diseases can put expectant moms at higher risk of complications such as pre-term labor and potentially fatal preeclampsia.

The high-fiber hunt

Food researchers suggest eating a range of fiber-rich foods to help you lower cholesterol, regulate blood sugar and stay regular.

Can DNA predict your heart health?

Indeed it could. Genetics may one day reign supreme when it comes to proactively identifying an individual's risks.

Patient Story

‘A pacemaker for the brain’

Deep brain stimulation eases symptoms for a man battling Parkinson's disease.

Take a seat to eat—it’s the tastier way

Marketing researchers have found that eaters will rate food more favorably when they're sitting down.

Feeling pressured? So does your pooch

Cortisol levels in dogs often mirror those of stressed-out pet owners.

Go easy on the ice cream

It's a lovely summer treat on occasion. As a daily indulgence, it's the fast path to busting your diet.

10 things to know about swimmer’s itch

Don't let parasites get under your skin this summer.

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