Adding pennies per drink may counter alcohol’s toll

Study explores five cost-effective strategies for reducing alcohol-related deaths.

For the culinarily challenged

How do fast food vs. full-service restaurant meals stack up in the health column? You may be surprised.

For school kids, vaccines are key

Protect your children and yourself—the diseases on the vaccine schedule are preventable.

New dads get the baby blues, too

Paternal postnatal depression affects 10 percent of new dads, and some fathers are at increased risk.

Patient Story

Wings of thanks

Cancer survivor creates birdhouses for other patients to enjoy.

Keep foodborne illness at bay

Salmonella is most common during the summer months.

How much daily exercise do you really need?

Sometimes the hardest part of exercising is knowing where to begin or knowing how much to do. 

Patient Story

‘The love for horses’

When a hospice nurse invites 84-year-old Lloyd Robinson to her farm, memories of his childhood and rodeo days spill forth.

A man’s life-saving epiphany

Middle-age guys who want to reclaim their health through diet and exercise should expect the unexpected—but anticipate results, too.

Study: Prevent cancer with a 3-pronged approach

Eating healthful foods, engaging in physical activity and avoiding alcohol is tied to lower overall risk.

Food additives a toxic mix for kids

Chemical culprits include bisphenols, phthalates, perfluoroalkyls, artificial food colors, nitrates and nitrites.

Life is short after dementia diagnosis, no matter your age

The early onset dementia median survival time is six years, but varies depending on the type of dementia.