Helping those with autism navigate life

Certain therapy aids in the transition from childhood into adulthood and well beyond.

Is your child SAD?

Seasonal affective disorder affects people regardless of age. Here's what you need to know.

Therapy could reverse Alzheimer's brain plaque buildup

Study shows surprising results that may give cause for hope.

Must love dogs

Want to avoid a heart attack or lift the cloud of depression? The benefits of owning a pooch may surprise you.

Get busy living

Your attitude about aging might affect your odds for developing dementia.

Data: Big downsides to lax helmet law

Two new studies prove what Michigan doctors said five years ago—a loosening of helmet laws would bring medical and financial consequences.

¿Habla español? Parlez-vous francais?

Why it's great to learn a second language.

Patient Story

Phil Simon’s big hope

At a critical point in the progression of his multiple sclerosis, a local chef pins his hopes on a breakthrough medication.

Positive attitude adds up to better math grades

Study suggests new ways to help students who are struggling at school.

Brain 'pacemaker' might help slow Alzheimer's

More than 16 million Americans could have the disease by 2050.

Do you get enough vitamin D?

If you live in the mitten state, probably not. What can you do to get the full benefits of the sunshine vitamin?

Patient Story

'They helped me dance again'

Reflexology helps a four-time cancer survivor dance at his son's wedding.