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inflammation

Eat your way to a better brain

A good diet rich in these 10 foods may keep your memory and cognitive function in tip-top shape.

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.

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.

How to keep cancer at bay

Did you know that nearly half of all cancer deaths are attributed to factors you can modify?

Heart patients, meet Omega-3s

Healthy fatty acids may deliver a brain power boost.

Want better health? Shun fad diets and supplements

Whole foods and a Mediterranean-style diet are the ideal nutritional strategies to combat disease and achieve optimum health.

Patient Story

The right pace

Joint replacement surgery meant Tom Tellier had to give up running—but he ultimately gained a pain-free life with plenty of activity.

Deep sleep—cleansing for the brain

A good, long snooze allows your brain to purge waste products such as beta-amyloid, a protein associated with dementia.

Feeling under the weather?

Study finds humid and windy days may indeed exacerbate symptoms of arthritis, fibromyalgia and other types of pain.

Are your knees talking to you?

New technology that listens to creaking joints could soon help doctors diagnose osteoarthritis.

Sore? Ice first, then heat

You don't need strong medicine or fancy gadgets to ease your pain—just a bag of frozen peas and some patience.

New asthma treatment—the trifecta?

A three-drug inhaler could simplify daily asthma treatments, improving the odds that people will follow their regimen.

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