What you need to know about autism

The sooner this disorder is identified, the sooner a child is helped.

Eyes could be the window to predicting Alzheimer’s

Plaques accumulate in the brain two decades before symptoms appear, so scientists are trying to find ways to detect the disease earlier.

Got that foggy feelin’?

Before you conclude your faulty memory is a sign of impending Alzheimer’s, consider reversible dementia as the culprit.

The curative chorus

Some moms find music leads to less pain and more serenity during pregnancy and childbirth. Should you add tunes to your birth plan?

Managing stress: recognize it, own it, ease it

Cope with everyday anxiety by finding relaxation strategies that work for you.

Haywire body clocks tied to mood disorders?

New findings extend our understanding of the body's complex genetic architecture and how it relates to hormones, neuroticism, depression and bipolar disorder.

Patient Story

‘He just wins over hearts’

Resilient and fun-loving, Kingston battles spinal muscular atrophy with help from physical therapy and a breakthrough medication.

Why do women suffer more migraines?

Estrogen makes cells around a key nerve in the head and connected blood vessels more sensitive to triggers.

Exercise chases away the blues … to a point

Activity helps people no matter their age, race, gender, household income or education level.

Patient Story

‘I thank God every day’

Quick removal of a blood clot led to Linda Raterink's near-total recovery from a stroke in a vital part of her brain.

4 things to know about backpack safety

Make back-to-school shopping a breeze with these expert tips and tricks.

Patient Story

‘Divining moments’

Cindy Burt is battling aggressive brain cancer. With a keyboard at her side and a song in her heart, she's beating the odds.