Is it a cold or flu? Here's how to tell

Influenza activity is high across the nation—get the 411 on flu symptoms.

Patient Story

RSV 'in full force' this year

Children's hospital emergency department sees a number of infants and children suffering from this respiratory virus.

Good news for parents: Teens are delaying sex

Fewer are sexually active these days, as many wait until later in high school to try sex for the first time.

Smooth the nutrition road

Add naturally colorful fruits and veggies to your diet by disguising them in delicious smoothies.

Exercise boosts kids' brain health, too

Working up a sweat is good for cognition, whether you're 8 or 80.

The scoop on head lice

If your child is itching, don't fret. A pediatric nurse practitioner provides clear-cut tips that won't leave you scratching your head.

Big strides made in diabetes care

This past year was a busy, productive one for diabetes research and care.

Have the flu? Stay home and get care in minutes

ERs are busy as seasonal cases surge. An expert medical team directs patients to a better, more convenient option.

Patient Story

PT helps Ironman test his mettle

At age 56, Kevin Rupp aims to compete in triathlons as long as his body will let him.

Don't let the weather fool you

Listen to your body. It'll tell you if you're dehydrated, if only you'll listen.

What's the best diet? Experts rate them

Your diet should be based on a well-balanced eating plan that fits your lifestyle, rather than a weird fad replete with food restrictions.

Exercise safely when the weather outside is frightful

If you're exercising outdoors this winter, take special precautions, a sports medicine expert advises.