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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.

Return of the house call?

At-home hospital care may be the wave of the future.

New life for an old drug

Migraine study finds high doses of aspirin can effectively treat symptoms—an affordable option for those who lack access to costlier medicine.

Are you a caregiver? Take care of yourself, too

More than 34 million Americans provide unpaid care to an older adult. These caregivers need support, experts say.

Report: 22M cancer survivors by 2030

There's much to celebrate in the flourishing survivor population, but it also highlights the mounting need to optimize care.

Study: Progress in pancreatic cancer battle

A trial found a four-drug regimen delivered promising results for some patients with this particularly troublesome form of cancer.

Mental health care gap persists

Research shows that people who need these services the most may find it the least accessible—or they'll avoid it altogether because of stigmas.

A lifetime of change

A nursing technician looks back at the innumerable changes in health care after half a century of service.

What’s in store for Obamacare?

While the health insurance marketplace is destined for change under a Trump administration, an outright repeal remains unlikely.

The express lane to better health  

The conveniences of technology are connecting patients to health care providers in new and exciting ways.   

U.S. curbs chronic illness deaths

Prevention is key to continued progress in fighting cancer, heart disease and diabetes.

Obamacare improves health care access

CDC report finds Hispanic adults saw biggest gains, but they still had more trouble getting medical care.

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