Patient Story

Pedaling away from pain

Jerry VanStrien, 57, biked across the country after a vascular procedure cured his chronic pain and leg problems.

The cat’s meow: the emotional boost of cute videos

It turns out, watching Grumpy Cat can make you less grumpy.

Boots shopping 101

Top 10 tips from a foot doctor to help you pick the right pair for winter.

Patient Story

A virtual voyage on a treacherous Sunday

Remote video conferencing lets patients stay home as they connect virtually to doctors for diagnosis.

Under pressure?

Study: Home monitoring works for people with high blood pressure.

Patient Story

‘I’m so happy to be here’

When Don Fournier was in danger of bleeding to death after a snowmobile accident, a small, innovative device came to his rescue.

The starting line for fitness

It's easy to get going on a wellness plan—just go for a walk.

Maybe later…

Scientists finally get around to finding procrastination's home in the brain.

New one-dose flu drug shows promise

Study: Baloxavir resolves symptoms as quickly, effectively and safely as current options.

Are ‘free diets’ shortchanging your health?

Most people won't experience any miracles by skipping fat, gluten, carbs or sugar.

Urgent care centers ease ER burden

The increasing popularity of alternatives to the hospital is likely being driven by a variety of factors, including cost, convenience, and long wait times.

Patient Story

‘A lot of candles on our cake’

Sixteen-year-old Lizzie planned to take part in Project Night Lights—just not as a patient.