Patient Story

‘We’re going to figure this out’

For Brenda Tuttle, unlocking the secret to her searing shoulder pain took persistence, an empathetic PA and a skilled neurosurgeon.

Am I too worried about my health?

For the chronically ill, anxiety often comes with the territory. Here’s how to keep it in perspective.

Got a pins-and-needles tingle? Here’s what it means

You’ve probably compressed a nerve. It's no big deal—unless the feeling won’t go away.

Battle the wintertime blues with the right food

Include the "sunshine vitamin" in your meal plans to keep happy all season long.

Patient Story

The fun factor

A woman with Parkinson’s disease gets back on her feet through the perfect beat—music-based rehab that feels more like entertainment than therapy.

Frailty—dementia risk factor?

New research indicates a frail brain could be more susceptible to neurological problems such as dementia, as the patient is less able to cope.

‘There’s no one magic activity’

But studies show you can slow the progression of dementia. Here's what you should do to ensure long-term brain health.

Plight of the astronaut: Back pain

New research suggests explorers experience loss of spinal muscle and gain of fatty tissue during long forays in space.

Mind over mayhem

If it's stress you seek to avoid, learn to be present in the moment and notice things you'd otherwise miss.

The quarter-century quandary

After age 25, about 1 in 4 people will suffer a stroke—the vast majority stemming from blood clots.

Study: Active lifestyle sharpens mind

A new clinical analysis strengthens the notion that moderate exercise can help older adults reclaim some of their mental acuity.

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