New one-dose flu drug shows promise

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

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COPD: One family fights back

Sharing a common diagnosis, sisters come together to fight the encroaching disease through pulmonary rehab.

For a healthier heart, aim for 6 to 8 hours of sleep

Prolonged nightly sleep deprivation or excessive sleeping should be avoided to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Patient Story

Feeling like Iron Man

At 53, Mark Lackey didn't know how much longer he would live. But then a team of experts crafted a unique fix for the hole in his heart.

Can sleepless nights trigger weight gain?

Poor Zzzs can change a range of markers in the blood—including blood sugar, hormone levels and various byproducts of metabolism.

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‘We’re not going to let this define her’

The Klotz family manages daughter Kamryn's cystic fibrosis with grace, trusting medical breakthroughs will escort her through a long and beautiful life.

Haywire body clocks tied to mood disorders?

New findings extend our understanding of the body's complex genetic architecture and how it relates to hormones, neuroticism, depression and bipolar disorder.

Allergies go back to school

One child in 13—or about two in every classroom—has a food allergy. Follow these 4 tips to keep your kiddo safe.

Sleep deprivation may play role in loneliness

We humans are a social species. Yet going without solid sleep can turn us into social lepers.

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‘He deserved a chance’

After being turned down by a hospital on the east side of the state because of his size, baby Mikah Gering is the smallest baby to undergo ECMO treatment. And he's thriving.

Generic EpiPen gains doctors’ approval

Severe allergy sufferers can now get a lower-cost option with the newly approved product.

Why seniors struggle with eating

Swallowing problems can lead to health issues such as malnutrition, dehydration and pneumonia from food and drink that end up in the lungs.