Straight talk: Proper posture pays

At work and in life, the surest route to less pain and more gain? Sound body mechanics.

Study: E-cig vapors laden with toxic metals

Coils that heat the liquid nitrogen may contaminate the resulting vapor with lead, chromium, manganese and nickel.

Doctors: Don't fear breast radiation therapy

Most women who undergo this type of cancer treatment agree that greater knowledge makes it less scary.

Patient Story

Double the love

Best friends have babies the same morning in the same hospital.

Patient Story

'So much easier than open heart surgery'

A second opinion led to a much less invasive fix for Janet Hanson.

Varicose veins may herald clot risk

The presence of the tangled blue veins may be more than a cosmetic question—it could indicate a quintupled risk of deep venous thrombosis.

Protein: Power for pregnancy

Research suggests improved fetal growth rates result from moms with higher-protein diets.

Lipoprotein(a): What is it and should yours be checked?

If you have a family history of heart disease, talk with your doctor about this little-known type of cholesterol.

Want antioxidants? Eat rainbow of foods

Fruits and vegetables with vivid colors are loaded with lycopene, lutein and selenium.

Patient Story

‘Living my worst nightmare’

Lisa Cardillo went from an active mom to a heart attack patient ‘in the blink of an eye.’

You've come a long way, baby

...Or have you? Let's take a look at women and smoking.

Expecting? Don't skimp on healthy carbs

And don't be afraid of weight gain, especially from unprocessed foods.