America’s migraine problem

Millions suffer from these intense, recurring headaches. Are we taking them seriously?

Patient Story

Back in the race

Ted Droski suffered the loss of a leg in a sudden car crash. He has since become a shining example of how the human spirit can emerge from adversity stronger than ever.

Push-up target: 40 at 40

Long-running study finds men who can meet this key metric often enjoy better heart health.

Flu shot hits the mark

This year's dose is about 50 percent effective against the predominant flu strain, vastly outperforming last year's formulation.

The directive on deltoids

A slipshod workout routine can easily strain the front deltoid muscle. Learn to stave off injury with carefully targeted exercises that work all parts of the shoulder.

Want agility? Get on the ball

Balance and coordination exercises can be simple, at-home activities—and a bit of fun to boot.

Wakeful nights, woeful days

Lack of sleep leads to stagnancy in brain regions that control dopamine, which invariably leads to dreary days of body aches.

Going beyond the step count

Today's wearable tech tracks everything from sleep patterns to calories burned. But are devices created equal?

A shoe for every occasion

Your fitness plans should play an outsized role in leading you to the exact type of shoe that best suits your needs.

4 moves to bolster your back

These key exercises can help you zero in on the critical muscle groups needed to enhance overall back strength.

The burdens of bread

In an increasingly gluten-sensitive, carb-conscious world, bread is getting a tough rap—and it's not often warranted.

Patient Story

‘Our first moment of joy’

As Sid Sybenga lay in critical condition following a cardiac arrest, an innovative lung treatment gave his family hope for his recovery.

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