Patient Story

Healthy and grateful

During a trip to her Michigan cottage, a burst aneurysm lands a Dallas woman in the emergency department. Two surgeries later and she's up and running.

‘Tis the season to fashion your fitness

Every few months, tweak your workout by introducing new activities that fit the weather.

Want to gain years? Master blood pressure

Study: A typical 50-year-old with hypertension could gain three extra years of life by aggressively treating the condition.

Avoid skiing injuries by training now

Preparing in advance can lead to a safer winter on the slopes.

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.

9 in 10 lose sleep to binges

Television, video games and endless other distractions are stealing away our slumber.

Survey: Americans are stressed

Health care, politics and societal violence are the issues most likely to instigate feelings of distress.

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.

Home workout machines you’ll really use

Follow this physical therapist’s advice for smart shopping.

Survey: Many fear cancer, but feel powerless

More than half of Americans say they're concerned about developing cancer—and 1 in 4 believe there's nothing they can do to prevent it.

Study: Dementia crisis looms

By 2040 more than 13 million people will have dementia—about 1 in 3 people over age 85.

Is your inhaler eco-friendly?

Researchers say greener alternatives can reduce the user's carbon footprint, delivering as much benefit as recycling or cutting out meat.

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