Patient Story

‘This is an epidemic’

A painless lump on his neck turned out to be HPV-related throat cancer, a disease affecting a growing number of people.

Want happy? Get a hound

Introducing a dog into your busy life could be just the ticket to less stress and better health—but only if you commit to regular walks.

Report: 22M cancer survivors by 2030

There's much to celebrate in the flourishing survivor population, but it also highlights the mounting need to optimize care.

Sweet or tart, cherries are the bomb

A dietitian shares 6 surprising health reasons why you should eat this magical fruit.

AI for your ears

Scientists are closer than ever to developing a smart hearing aid that separates desired sounds from undesirable background noise.

Keep your wits sharp with brain bafflers

In tracking 19,000 adults for a quarter of a century, researchers find puzzles play a notable role in preserving mental sharpness.

Shun processed, shed pounds

Study adds further evidence to what dietitians have said all along—a glut of packaged goods will only serve to pack on the pounds.

Patient Story

One family, two miracles

As a new baby makes his way into the world, his great-great-grandfather fights to survive a major heart attack.

Young adults see rise in colon cancer

The sizable jump in cases among age 50 and younger is a worldwide trend arising partly from poor diet.

Dried and true

Want healthier chips that are light on salt, loaded with taste? A food dehydrator is your answer.

Strategies for sweet dreams

Nightmares usually have easy explanations—and even simpler solutions.

Behold the weekend warrior

Busy lifestyles force many to cram their fitness into the weekend—and it's much better than no exercise at all, researchers say.

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