2 of 3 U.S. patients keep unused painkillers after surgery

Saving leftover pills, and not storing them correctly, could lead to opioid misuse or abuse.

August 8, 2017 0

‘Diet foods’ to skip

Lighten up on these substitutes.

August 7, 2017 0

Dogs may help children’s immune systems

An outdoor pet tracks in loads of bacteria that may help children avoid allergies later in life.

August 6, 2017 2

Sperm counts continue to decline in Western nations

How this might affect long-term male fertility isn't clear.

August 5, 2017 0

Walk the dog, gain health

Even in bad weather, seniors get about 30 minutes of daily activity by taking care of their pet.

August 4, 2017 0

Teaching an old brain new tricks

Explore these do's and don'ts for optimal brain health.

August 3, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

It’s about a heartbeat

Life has new meaning for Mark Hansen after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest while on vacation in northern Michigan.

August 2, 2017 2

Nearly all autopsied NFL players show brain disease

No position on the football field seemed to confer protection.

August 1, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I’m not going to let this beat me’

Diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, Michelle Mucha finds hope in a clinical trial.

July 31, 2017 8

GERD for newbies

Cool that (heart)burn with these 4 tips from a doctor who knows.

July 30, 2017 0

Soda pop with that burger? Not a good idea

Experts explain how high-sugar drinks, when combined with protein, trigger extra fat storage.

July 30, 2017 0

Meds and grapefruit don’t always mix

This could be a dangerous combination, depending on the drug.

July 29, 2017 0