Why do women suffer more migraines?

Estrogen makes cells around a key nerve in the head and connected blood vessels more sensitive to triggers.

Fuel up for your workouts

A physician assistant shares what we should eat before and after exercise ... and how to time it.

Exercise chases away the blues … to a point

Activity helps people no matter their age, race, gender, household income or education level.

Patient Story

‘A tremendous relief’

A discovery of an abdominal aortic aneurysm leads an 81-year-old woman to an innovative, minimally invasive treatment.

Adding pennies per drink may counter alcohol’s toll

Study explores five cost-effective strategies for reducing alcohol-related deaths.

For the culinarily challenged

How do fast food vs. full-service restaurant meals stack up in the health column? You may be surprised.

For school kids, vaccines are key

Protect your children and yourself—the diseases on the vaccine schedule are preventable.

More breast cancer genes identified

The key to catching it early is knowing your risks and taking screenings seriously.

Keep foodborne illness at bay

Salmonella is most common during the summer months.

How much daily exercise do you really need?

Sometimes the hardest part of exercising is knowing where to begin or knowing how much to do. 

When autumn can’t come soon enough

Hot weather isn't always a breeze—but there are ways to brave the inevitable stormy days.

Patient Story

‘I love me’

Bariatric surgery set Tonya Woods on the right path. A personal trainer, a high-tech gym and an indomitable attitude helped her stick to that path.