Tip the scale in your favor

Monitoring your weight daily can help you today and in the long term.

Feeling anxious? 5 survival tips for the holidays

Simplify, set limits and manage your expectations to enjoy the season without the stress.

Marathons can tax amateurs’ hearts

Ease the strain by training up for the 26.2-mile run ... well before attempting it.

Put down the shovel

Take to heart this warning if you have any heart attack risk factors or symptoms. Really.

Patient Story

Early diagnosis, positive prognosis

A bout of itching prompted Terry Beck to seek treatment for a suspected skin condition, setting him quickly on the path to cancer recovery.

Patient Story

‘They really bent over backwards to help me’

When wrist pain afflicted 97-year-old World War II veteran Norius Crisan, he found quick relief.

Patient Story

‘I want it gone’

After being diagnosed with two separate cancers within days of each other, Bob Bustance made funeral arrangements. Today, he's back to work and enjoying life.

5 ways to boost your metabolism

As the years add up, your body slows down. What can you do to keep those calories burning?

Avoid skiing injuries by training now

Preparing in advance can lead to a safe winter on the slopes.

Patient Story

‘I felt and heard a big pop’

Hope College running back Mike Miklusicak suffered two severe knee injuries. After two surgeries, he's back toting the rock and scoring touchdowns.

Make exercise fun again

Consider bite-size chunks of activities for the whole family—relay races, hula hoops, Frisbee or obstacle courses.

5 strength-training mistakes to avoid

The ultimate benefit is greater independence throughout your life.