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The safe haven

Have you heard about this Michigan law?

Toxic shock syndrome concern is real

The life-threatening condition can be caused by a variety of feminine products—not just synthetic tampons.

Patient Story

‘Lucky girl’

Twelve-year-old Skylar Darga battles cystic fibrosis and embraces life with gusto.

Love your hair color?

You have over 100 genes to thank. And they reveal a lot about your health.

Be the change you want in your life

From motivation to eliminating barriers to success, a primary care doc shares strategies for improved health.

New drugs may be big advance in lung cancer care

A combination approach marks improvement in response, progression-free survival and overall survival in lung cancer patients.

Patient Story

The tiniest ring bearer

They wanted their preemie son at their wedding, so they wed in the chapel of the children's hospital where he has spent his first six months of life.

Be salad bar savvy

Not all salads are created equal. Create satisfying, healthy salads with these 10 tips.

Does ‘mono’ virus up odds for other diseases?

Scientists seek to unravel how viruses trigger disease.

Patient Story

‘It changed my whole world’

After suffering years of debilitating seizures, a mother finds hope in a team of doctors and regains life after brain surgery.

Couch potatoes, beware!

Too much sitting correlates with a thinning of tissue in a key area of the brain that is tied to memory.

Got teens? There’s a doc for that

They may look and act like young adults, but teens are far from it.

How to keep anger from getting the better of you

Instead of acting defensive and trading barbs, hit the pause button.

Bravo, Book Fairy

Wendy McLenithan opens magical new worlds to children beyond patient rooms.

Control blood pressure to keep dementia at bay?

Doing so will also reduce risk of heart attack, stroke and kidney disease.

Ready, set … action!

If you want to learn the truth about birth, labor and sudden delivery, you'll need to look beyond pop culture.

U.S. heart disease rates falling, but gains vary by state

Prevention is key—especially adopting positive lifestyle behaviors.

Pase la sal

Una pequeña porción de su ingestión de sodio proviene de sus alimentos en el hogar. ¿La peor causa? Las comidas altamente procesadas y empaquetadas.

Got osteoarthritis? Get moving

Relieve stiffness and improve flexibility with walking, yoga and tai chi.

Patient Story

‘This was a big wake-up call for me’

Michelle Jones stared down her mortality when diagnosed with breast cancer. Now, she looks toward the present—and the future.