Many Americans unaware of this year’s heavy tick season

But most understand the dangers of being bitten by the disease-carrying parasites.

July 25, 2017 0

Dozens of potential Alzheimer’s meds in the pipeline

Last new drug for the memory-robbing disease was introduced in the United States in 2003.

July 24, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Stroke survivor—again

With rapid medical attention, John Hoyt quickly triumphed over his second stroke.

July 19, 2017 3

Taking the stairs may soon get easier

New high-tech steps recycle climbers' energy, making the ascent less tough.

July 19, 2017 0

Summertime heat can be a killer

Here's what athletes (and even non-athletes) need to know about heat illness during the most sweltering of days.

July 15, 2017 2

No such thing as menstrual memory fog

Changes in hormones don't seem to affect the female brain.

July 15, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

No longer looking back

12-year-old Izzabell Frederiksen gets the news she's been waiting for: Her back surgery is a success.

July 12, 2017 0

Why people with autism avoid eye contact

Direct gaze stresses part of the brain tied to social behavior.

July 11, 2017 0

Manage your motion sickness

You may never love some pursuits, like flying, but you might learn to tolerate them with this advice.

July 10, 2017 0

Do you know the top 10 cancer warning signs?

If you want to live a longer, healthier life, catching cancer early is key. Here's how.

July 8, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Independence days

Project SEARCH teaches young adults like Jaime Blomeling about independence. "I could work here the rest of my life," Blomeling says.

July 7, 2017 16

Popular heartburn meds don’t raise Alzheimer’s risk

New research debunks other studies suggesting that medications used to treat ulcers, reflux cause mental decline.

July 7, 2017 0