For Brenda Tuttle, unlocking the secret to her searing shoulder pain took persistence, an empathetic PA and a skilled neurosurgeon.
New research bolsters the notion that youngsters are spending too much time on smartphones and not enough on social interactions, exercise and sleep.
Volunteers throw a special party for kids spending time in the hospital on Valentine’s Day.
Enjoy this lovely treat in moderation, and your brain and heart might thank you for it.
Study finds ointments marketed for a wide range of a conditions—including nerve pain, burns, sprains and back pain—are often ineffective.
Mary Matzen has dealt with an overactive bladder all her life. With nerve stimulation treatment, she finally found relief from those incessant bathroom visits.
When you populate your day with iced coffees, sweet teas and other flavored beverages, you're cramming hundreds of additional calories into your diet.
Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women. Here's what you need to know to keep statistics at bay.
Modest increases in physical fitness can improve overall health, ultimately paying off with a healthier heart.
La palabra diabetes suena espeluznante y resulta para muchos en nuestra comunidad casi una condena, pero no tiene que ser así.
Una adolescente de Honduras se traslada a una enorme distancia para un procedimiento especializado de ablación.
Jada's team goes to great lengths to keep her safe from germs, while hoping a thymus transplant will at last help her develop an immune system.
A bite tally for each meal might sound tedious, but it's likely less work than counting calories—and it helps avoid mindless eating.
After four decades as a smoker, Vicky Walker has found long-lasting escape thanks to a smoking cessation program and its ever-accessible leader.
Balance and coordination exercises can be simple, at-home activities—and a bit of fun to boot.
For the chronically ill, anxiety often comes with the territory. Here’s how to keep it in perspective.
New research buttresses the understanding that genetics plays an outsized role in determining a person's success with weight loss.
Two families connected by organ donation meet to honor the gift of a young man's heart, now living on in another.
Marcia Poolman had a sore back. She never suspected lung cancer.
Lack of sleep leads to stagnancy in brain regions that control dopamine, which invariably leads to dreary days of body aches.