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‘It saved so much time’

A patient and his surgeon traverse the miles virtually thanks to some fine-tuned technology.

New drug targets heart attack scars

In animal tests, the experimental medicine helped lessen the effects of scarring and promoted the formation of new blood vessels.

The flu is gaining momentum

Sudden fever, body aches, headache, respiratory symptoms? Seek medical care promptly.

E-scooter injuries on the rise

As the tool's popularity has exploded, droves of young people—largely men, ages 18 to 34—are experiencing head injuries and bone fractures.

Patient Story

Brave like a bear

Bryar, a 2-year-old from northern Michigan, fights back after a bone marrow transplant to treat acute myeloid leukemia.

Invest in middle age, reap in old age

If you want to gain quality years, adopt a low-risk lifestyle that embraces exercise and good nutrition—and shuns smoking and alcohol.

Being green—it’s easier than you think

For Kermit the frog, it was a tough color. For your vegetables, it's the best color.

The danger of a sleepless night

Lack of sleep may prevent the brain from purging tau protein, which forms lingering tangles linked to Alzheimer's.

Ouch! Avoid these 4 exercise injuries

A sports medicine doctor shares how to avoid—or treat—common workout whammies.

Smog—bad to the bones

Breathing polluted air causes oxidative stress and inflammation, which could lead to loss of bone mass.

Patient Story

‘Where have you been?’

After childhood heart surgery, Brent Morton didn't realize he needed follow-up treatment as an adult.

Core-strengthening goals? Have a ball

Put your abdominal muscles into overdrive by pairing a stability ball with some common floor exercises.

5 ways to start a nutritious revolution

Avoid the word 'diet' and adopt healthier (and yummier) strategies to achieve your goals.

Quit smoking? That means vapes, too

The e-cig industry would like you to believe their product is a safe alternative to cigarettes. It's not.

Patient Story

‘Don’t suffer in silence’

Susan Cloutier ignored the bleeding, the pain and the incontinence—until her body insisted, no more.

Generations after ban, pesticides linger

Long-prohibited chemicals are still showing up in the blood of expectant moms—and it's likely affecting development of the baby.

Put down the shovel

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

Thoughts about C-sections

Health officials worldwide are on a mission to reduce the number of cesarean section births.

New hope for arthritic knees?

An experimental drug is showing much promise in slowing the effects of osteoarthritis.

Patient Story

‘Look at us now’

To see Christopher Yates walk, run and jump, you’d never know he went through years of treatment for clubfoot.