Tick, tick, boom!

Avoid the (tick) bite this year as their population expands ... your health could depend on it.

New guidelines: 1 in 3 adults may need blood pressure meds

Nearly 46 percent of U.S. adults may now be considered to have hypertension.

Don’t fall for that fad diet

It’s hard to resist the hype of a quick weight-loss diet. But the promises don’t add up to long-term success.

Berries and grapes may keep you breathin’ easy

In many ways, fruits and vegetables are a natural prescription for optimal health.

Patient Story

‘It is such a joy’

Nurse midwives focus on empowering women through pregnancy and childbirth.

Start exercising to cut your heart failure risk

Unlike a heart attack, heart failure is a chronic condition.

A flop for feet

As the weather warms, flip-flops begin to reclaim their summer ubiquity. But are they really the smart choice for footwear?

Picnics, potlucks and … pathogens?

Safe food preparation and smart handling can help your family avoid foodborne illness at summer outings.

Postpartum ponderings

New guidelines recommend an OB/GYN visit within three weeks of delivery—with other visits as needed for three months.

U.S. fertility rates hit record low in 2017

The average fertility rate among women between the ages of 15 and 44 is 60.2 births per 1,000 women.

Don’t throw yourself out

Strengthening the right muscles, pitch counts and proper rest can improve short- and long-term health.

Patient Story

‘God blessed me with a miracle baby’

Becky Powers tried for five years to get pregnant. She finally did, but the swine flu nearly killed her and her unborn baby.