Stressed out at work? Your aFib risk may rise

Prolonged periods of unease and anxiety are likely to increase the risk of this heart condition.

Clear rules for contact lenses

An optometrist explains how improper use can lead to serious eye problems.

Patient Story

‘Living a better life’

Football coach and pastor Matthew Stone's regimen leads to 150 pounds of lost weight and worries.

‘You don’t have to be miserable’

Seasonal allergies? Find relief with these tried-and-true tips from an allergist.

The darker side of inflammation

Bouts of inflammation can help fight viruses and other foreign invaders—but chronic inflammation is a different story altogether.

Back away from the BBQ

Toxins in BBQ fumes known as PAHs may be absorbed through the skin, and could cause lung disease and DNA mutations.

Patient Story

An early catch

A patient’s girlfriend helped create the screening program that later played a key role in saving his life.

Tick, tick, boom!

Avoid the (tick) bite this year as their population expands ... your health could depend on it.

New guidelines: 1 in 3 adults may need blood pressure meds

Nearly 46 percent of U.S. adults may now be considered to have hypertension.

Patient Story

‘You’ve gotta keep moving’

Triathlete Rob Norris is in his mid-70s, with hip replacement surgery in his rear-view mirror. Nothing has slowed his training regimen.

Berries and grapes may keep you breathin’ easy

In many ways, fruits and vegetables are a natural prescription for optimal health.

Start exercising to cut your heart failure risk

Unlike a heart attack, heart failure is a chronic condition.