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‘A piece of comfort’

A third-time mother trusts her care team when things get scary in the delivery room.

Have anemia? An app and a fingernail may be able to tell

Test accuracy is on par with currently available point-of-care tests, without the need to draw blood.

Patient Story

Santa visits NICU babies

The littlest patients see jolly old Saint Nicholas before their first Christmas.

Build a good food mood

What determines your cognitive output? Your nutritional input.

Make nice with rice

Boost your diet with brown or the whole-grain form.

Patient Story

‘They called us blue babies’

For one Michigan woman, a doctor's retirement brings back memories of miracles.

Few Americans have optimal ‘metabolic health’

It takes a lifetime commitment. Start by maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Feeling anxious? 5 survival tips for the holidays

Simplify, set limits and manage your expectations to enjoy the season without the stress.

Marathons can tax amateurs’ hearts

Ease the strain by training up for the 26.2-mile run ... well before attempting it.

Put down the shovel

Take to heart this warning if you have any heart attack risk factors or symptoms. Really.

Carb cycling: An exercise in weight loss?

Tailor your carbohydrate intake to your specific needs for optimal results.

Patient Story

‘They knew what worked’

After a fall from a 16-foot ladder, physical therapy is helping Carl Prowant get his elbow back into commission.

Old-fashioned toys are a win for kids

While a digital gadget might help children learn a limited skill, it's not ideal.

Use energy drinks when cramming for exams?

Your heart may pay the price.

Patient Story

Early diagnosis, positive prognosis

A bout of itching prompted Terry Beck to seek treatment for a suspected skin condition, setting him quickly on the path to cancer recovery.

Pets double as asthma antidote

Early exposure to cats and dogs may offer some protection from developing allergies and some chronic lung conditions.

Bake your way to healthier holidays

Cut back on the fat and lighten up those festive meals ... the easy way.

5 ways to get more whole grains into your diet

Including these great grains in your diet will up your fiber game.

6 positions for labor

Gravity and birth balls go a long way in shortening a tough process.

Patient Story

‘Nothing short of a miracle’

Medical teams from two hospitals work through the night to save the lives of a mother and her newborn child.