Neurological disorder? Consider a virtual visit

Remote video conferencing with a doctor may be a particularly effective and affordable option.

Patient Story

‘We’re not made of glass’

Swimming in the World Transplant Games lets Fred Nelis test his limits.

Apple Watch—a makeshift electrocardiogram?

Heart rhythm data from high-tech wearables could provide enough information to diagnose a heart attack.

Patient Story

‘This will be life-changing for her’

Susan prayed every night for two years someone would come to her orphanage in Myanmar and offer the surgery she needed to speak clearly.

3 tips to sleep soundly

If you're scrolling social media or on-demand videos at bedtime, you're already doing it wrong.

Yoga, a lasting depression treatment

The trick: You have to commit to it at least twice a week to see results, study finds.

Patient Story

‘I thought someone shot me’

Sheriff's detective Marcus Glover thought he'd been hit by a bullet. The culprit? A ruptured Achilles tendon. After a new type of surgery, he's back on the beat.

The brain: Amazingly resilient

Patients recovered most of their function after pediatric epilepsy surgery, which entailed removal or severing up to half the brain.

Patient Story

‘Nothing will stop me’

Little Zinnia DeMaria has defied the odds since Day 1. Now the 7-year-old is in 'turbo mode' after 22 surgeries and months in the hospital.

Social? Go for quality—not quantity

A new study suggests older adults gain much well-being from their small number of social connections.

Ultrasound could ease hand tremors

MRI-guided ultrasound waves can heat and destroy tiny areas of brain tissue that trigger tremors.

Behold, the sleepless society

Smartphones and technology have given rise to a generation plagued by sleepless nights.

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