Study: Diabetes affects brain in later years

There's no proof of cause-and-effect, but there's little doubt that control of blood sugar will benefit brain and body.

Restful nights make for bright minds

Children who consistently get proper sleep are apt to see better outcomes in brain development and academic performance.

Patient Story

‘I’m just thankful she’s alive’

Kaitlin Frederick's first baby died. Red flags and skilled intervention saved her second baby's life.

Researchers: Mind your spine

Yoga, cognitive behavioral therapy and various meditative practices could help back pain sufferers find relief.

Unspooling the catnip conundrum

Our feline friends aren't the only ones excited about this plant—researchers are learning how its active ingredient could lead to breakthroughs in medicine.

Patient Story

‘They called us blue babies’

For one Michigan woman, a doctor's retirement brings back memories of miracles.

Patient Story

Early diagnosis, positive prognosis

A bout of itching prompted Terry Beck to seek treatment for a suspected skin condition, setting him quickly on the path to cancer recovery.

Patient Story

‘I want it gone’

After being diagnosed with two separate cancers within days of each other, Bob Bustance made funeral arrangements. Today, he's back to work and enjoying life.

Use caution with home health tests

Don't forgo getting advice from your health provider, especially if the condition is life-changing or requires targeted treatment.

More screen time ups kids’ odds for nearsightedness

Give young eyes a break by encouraging outdoor time and other activities.

Patient Story

‘In God’s hands’

A deer collided into his motorcycle, throwing Ken Pierce to the pavement and breaking his ribs. An innovative 'rib plating' surgery offered a quicker recovery with less pain.

3-drug therapy might be cystic fibrosis ‘breakthrough’

Game-changing approach could open up new options.

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