Is your gym a giant petri dish?

Handlebars, stationary bikes and other high-contact surfaces offer ample ground for the growth of germs, viruses and fungus.

Patient Story

‘I’m telling everyone who will listen’

After a 99% blockage and double bypass, James Cook turns his health around by cutting dairy, oil and meat from his diet.

Could a pet dog boost brain health?

Children who grow up in pup-friendly homes might face lower risk of developing schizophrenia later in life.

Burnout could trigger A-fib

People with the highest levels of exhaustion may be at increased risk of developing an irregular heartbeat.

Patient Story

‘Everything was kind of junk’

Bariatric buddies lose more than 230 pounds between them.

Nerve stimulator could ease chronic pain

Popular TENS unit has shown some ability to lessen fibromyalgia symptoms after just a few weeks of use.

Don’t let the weather fool you

Listen to your body. It'll tell you if you're dehydrated, if only you'll listen.

AI could tackle prostate data

Computers may be just as effective as human experts in judging severity of tumors.

5 things to do today to prep for golf season

From swinging in the garage to proper weight training, these expert-approved tips will set you up for the healthiest and best summer of your golfing life.

On flu vaccine, generations collide

About 1 in 3 adults do not plan to get a flu shot—and many underestimate the deadliness of the disease.

The United States of … stasis?

Many adults have not engaged in any form of exercise in the past month or more.

America’s alcohol binge intensifies

Adults ages 35 to 44 aren't consuming alcohol quite so often—but when they do, they're overdoing it.

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