Is your heart ready for pregnancy?

Diabetes and other diseases can put expectant moms at higher risk of complications such as pre-term labor and potentially fatal preeclampsia.

The high-fiber hunt

Food researchers suggest eating a range of fiber-rich foods to help you lower cholesterol, regulate blood sugar and stay regular.

Can DNA predict your heart health?

Indeed it could. Genetics may one day reign supreme when it comes to proactively identifying an individual's risks.

Patient Story

‘A pacemaker for the brain’

Deep brain stimulation eases symptoms for a man battling Parkinson's disease.

Take a seat to eat—it’s the tastier way

Marketing researchers have found that eaters will rate food more favorably when they're sitting down.

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.

Patient Story

The best little man

This 11-year-old gained great wisdom from the seat of a wheelchair. His indomitable spirit and quick smile lift up all those he encounters.

Patient Story

‘This is not going to stop me’

When severe chest pain turned out to be an aortic dissection, Kim Lautner underwent a new procedure to repair the tear in her blood vessel.

A battle plan for the information age

Your family can develop a detailed, written agreement on do's and don'ts to ensure you thrive in this topsy-turvy tech era.

Rise of the urban tick

Biologists are finding an abundance of ticks with Lyme disease far beyond wooded country trails—they're popping up in your city parks.

Low-fat diet—a tool in breast cancer fight?

Study shows women who focused on nutrition reduced their risk of breast cancer death by 21%.

AI for your ears

Scientists are closer than ever to developing a smart hearing aid that separates desired sounds from undesirable background noise.

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