Beware the smartphone slouch

It's more serious than it sounds.

More of this, less of that

Want to toughen your ticker? The food choices you make today can promote a healthier heart tomorrow.

Patient Story

‘Our only salvation’

A lung transplant saved his life. Now, he is determined to make the most of his second chance.

Suspect in pancreatic cancer: Gut fungi

Researchers have long recognized viruses, bacteria and parasites as culprits in pancreatic cancers—but new evidence points to fungal infections, too.

It’s a fall thing: Time for flu shots

A vaccine today boosts your odds of staying healthy in the chilly months ahead.

Patient Story

When it rains, it pours

Miguel Munoz thought he just had the flu and back pain. He soon found himself in a fight for his life.

How to battle a sinus infection

A neti pot, a flu vaccination and a heap of healthy food—just a few ways you can help ward off trouble.

The plant-powered athlete

With the right diet, high-caliber athletes can enhance performance and improve recovery times. A culinary-minded doctor explains how it's done.

Gene therapy targets prostate cancer

Experts say a landmark study has found certain gene mutations can be targeted with newer drug therapies.

Once-a-day polypill—smarter heart care?

Among at-risk populations, there's improved compliance rates with a combo medication aimed at heart and blood vessel health.

Metabolic issues hit at any weight

While issues like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes are more likely to affect people with obesity, those with normal weight aren't free of risk.

Patient Story

Chasing the next adventure

After a motorcycle accident and two hip surgeries, Antonio Kilgo gets back on the open road—but sees life with new eyes.

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