Want optimal heart health? Start young

Young adults stand to benefit greatly in later years if they act now to combat high blood pressure and unhealthy cholesterol levels.

Whip up a peach-perfect meal

Summer plums and peaches are just fine on their own—but don't shy away from creative meals centered on these ingredients.

Is your mattress malicious?

Your body heat might trigger the release of potentially harmful chemicals in your mattress.

Patient Story

‘I need a miracle team’

Football referee battles back from a critical knee injury.

The incredible power of Zzzs

A full night's sleep could lead to improved mood and better brain function, boosting creativity, accuracy and memory.

Keep your cool in dangerous heat

Be aware of heat-related illness and follow these top tips for handling this recent blast of high temps.

En garde! The mosquitoes have arrived

If you want a safe summer for your family, take ample steps to protect against the winged bloodsuckers and the dangerous diseases they carry.

Selecting sneakers? Choose wisely

The right sneaker can improve performance. The wrong one can lead to serious health consequences.

Stay active with these 5 must-do moves

Conquer achy joints, slower metabolisms and decreased muscle strength by using movement to your advantage.

Patient Story

Forging a future

Bariatric surgery gave a Michigan couple the edge they needed to shed pounds. But the real progress came when they confronted their lifelong emotional burdens.

Patient Story

The long road forward

Tenacious by nature, Paul White confronts multiple sclerosis, chronic pain and homelessness as he fights to get back on his feet.

Patient Story

‘Never, ever thought I would have a stroke’

In rehab therapy, 35-year-old Tyrone Bell gives his all, working to regain function of his left leg and arm.

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