Today’s go-go world too much for too many hearts

Our fast-paced, 'always-on' world causes increased psycho-social stress and, possibly, an increase in the likelihood of sudden cardiac arrest.

Think you’re eating gluten-free? Probably not

Study: One-third of 'gluten-free' restaurant foods in U.S. still have trace amounts of gluten.

‘It is more than a skin blemish’

A new study shows acne leads to a spike in depression, but vigilant parents can recognize signs and take steps to protect their children.

‘Hangry’ may be more than just a state of mind

A sudden drop in blood sugar—and the ensuing mood changes—may be key to depression and anxiety.

Patient Story

Battle in the body

Josh Parker beat leukemia a decade ago. Every day since, he battles the aftereffects of treatment with strength, faith and determination.

With 80,000 flu deaths last season, experts urge vaccination

Prevention is key—public health officials urge Americans to get an annual flu shot, to protect both yourself and those around you.

Snack wisely at work

The occasional office treat won't ruin your diet. But day in and day out, those office cakes, pastries and pies add up to trouble.

Fitter folks suffer milder strokes

'Exercise is the 401K of health. The more you put in it, the better your health is in old age.'

Patient Story

‘Like a miracle worker’

Vein treatment was the catalyst for Gordon Nederveld to change his lifestyle and lose 80 pounds.

We’re all Pig-Pens

We all trail a personal cloud of bacteria, viruses, fungi, plant particles, chemicals and even microscopic animals.

To help beat heart disease, stay upbeat

Optimistic people not only take better care of themselves, they are also less likely to suffer from the damaging effects of stress.

Fight the sneeze—safely

An expert gives us the goods on how to best fight seasonal sniffling and the ah-choos.

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