Flu may be spread by just breathing

When someone is coming down with influenza, they should take care of themselves and stay at home, if possible.


What makes a healthy run?

Training tips, fueling your run and cool down stretches to get you back in the game.

Gross alert: Your dishwasher is not as sterile as you think

Beware of bacteria and fungi that may be dwelling among your drinkware and dishes.

Take your houseplant to work

Indoor foliage reduces stress, improves indoor air quality and increases productivity.

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.

Patient Story

Now that’s an EXIT

Genesis Boss came into the world in a very rare procedure, which allowed doctors to open her blocked airway before birth.

Patient Story

‘A dramatic improvement’

The 100th lung transplant allows Ascenda Denton to breathe easily, free of chronic infections and scarring caused by cystic fibrosis.

Patient Story

‘My very own heart’

A milestone operation: 100th transplant is also Elaine Slikkers’ second miracle and third birthday.

Your top stories of 2017

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don’t want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

Patient Story

‘I’d rather be fighting fires’

A township fire chief is forced away from the flames to fight a new battle—against cancer.

Don't overlook OTC nasal sprays

Allergists say these inexpensive, widely available treatments are most often the best answer to seasonal allergies.

The secret to sweet slumber

Cracking the door or window in your bedroom can improve ventilation, which can lower the carbon dioxide level.