Soup, soup and more soup

A souping cleanse is replacing juicing as the detox diet of choice. Here’s what you need to know before getting started on a plan that seems to be made for autumn.

HPV vaccine approved for people through age 45

The updated vaccine is designed to prevent cancers and disease caused by nine HPV types.

Patient Story

‘One person can really make a difference’

It seemed like the perfect day for a run. It ended with an off-duty nurse saving a jogger’s life.

Today’s go-go world too much for too many hearts

Our fast-paced, 'always-on' world causes increased psycho-social stress and, possibly, an increase in the likelihood of sudden cardiac arrest.

Patient Story

‘Only 2 percent survive’

After Turner Syndrome stunted her growth throughout childhood, Grace Ward is finally seeing possibilities open for her.

Think you’re eating gluten-free? Probably not

Study: One-third of 'gluten-free' restaurant foods in U.S. still have trace amounts of gluten.

Lose excess pounds, lower breast cancer risk?

Women who lost 5 percent or more of their body weight had a 12 percent lower breast cancer risk.

Patient Story

Fighting for her life

A delicate procedure provides new hope for a lung cancer patient.

‘It is more than a skin blemish’

A new study shows acne leads to a spike in depression, but vigilant parents can recognize signs and take steps to protect their children.

‘Hangry’ may be more than just a state of mind

A sudden drop in blood sugar—and the ensuing mood changes—may be key to depression and anxiety.

With 80,000 flu deaths last season, experts urge vaccination

Prevention is key—public health officials urge Americans to get an annual flu shot, to protect both yourself and those around you.

5 facts every woman should know about ovarian cancer

Learn the risks of developing this "silent killer" disease, and recognize its earliest warning signs.