Better than a tattoo

When you can't speak for yourself, your patient advocate and advance directive can make your wishes known.

Veggies (and fruits) = better health

The higher the ratio of vegetables and fruits to other foods you eat, the better you're able to ward off heart disease and metabolic disease.

Toxic shock syndrome concern is real

The life-threatening condition can be caused by a variety of feminine products—not just synthetic tampons.

Love your hair color?

You have over 100 genes to thank. And they reveal a lot about your health.

Be the change you want in your life

From motivation to eliminating barriers to success, a primary care doc shares strategies for improved health.

Be salad bar savvy

Not all salads are created equal. Create satisfying, healthy salads with these 10 tips.

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.