PATIENT STORY

The power of a connection

The story of a recommendation, an act of courage, a breastfeeding support group, Down syndrome and two moms bonding.

November 29, 2017 1

Are triathletes harming their hearts?

Repetition of extreme athletic activity may cause trouble for men.

November 29, 2017 0

Design a diabetes-friendly season

Want to help friends and family members who have diabetes? Create holiday meals with low- and no-sugar offerings—and keep portions small.

November 28, 2017 4

Annual flu shot doesn’t weaken your immune system

In fact, just the opposite may occur.

November 28, 2017 0

Freshen up your gift bag

Ideas abound for those who would like to give unique gifts that are both healthy and well-received.

November 26, 2017 3

Run a winter wonderland

With the right equipment and right approach, you can build an outdoor running regimen—no matter what Old Man Winter has in store.

November 25, 2017 1

Want to prevent heart disease? Go nuts!

People who incorporate more nuts into their diet often make better lifestyle choices overall, including healthy nutrition choices and regular exercise.

November 25, 2017 0

‘Tis the season … for a digestive hangover

Eat, drink and be merry—but not too much! A gastroenterologist shares 9 tips to help you get through this holiday season.

November 23, 2017 1

Binge-watchers, beware

Study finds that long TV time poses a risk of potentially life-threatening blood clots.

November 23, 2017 0

Holiday parties minus the calorie crunch

Use these 5 easy tips to avoid a diet disaster.

November 22, 2017 0

Smog may harm your bones, too

Health risks of air pollution include cardiovascular and respiratory disease, cancer, impaired cognition and osteoporosis.

November 21, 2017 0

Does sex really trigger cardiac arrests?

Patients with heart problems should know that the risk is slight.

November 20, 2017 0