On flu vaccine, generations collide

About 1 in 3 adults do not plan to get a flu shot—and many underestimate the deadliness of the disease.

The United States of … stasis?

Many adults have not engaged in any form of exercise in the past month or more.

Soup, soup and more soup

A souping cleanse is replacing juicing as the detox diet of choice. Here’s what you need to know.

America’s alcohol binge intensifies

Adults ages 35 to 44 aren't consuming alcohol quite so often—but when they do, they're overdoing it.

Patient Story

‘I don’t want to go back’

Jalyn Phelps struggled with weight issues for years. Bariatric surgery helped her build an active, new lifestyle.

Top 10 reasons to exercise 30 minutes today

Want to break out of your sedentary rut? Check out these tips from a preventive cardiologist.

98.6? That’s so 1800s

For the past 200 years, men and women's body temps have been slowly declining.

Tobacco and vaping? Double the trouble

As if they're not bad enough on their own, dual use of these pernicious products could vastly up your risk of stroke.

New Year, new rules

If it’s healthy eating you’re after, these helpful tips can put you on the right track—and keep you there.

New drug targets heart attack scars

In animal tests, the experimental medicine helped lessen the effects of scarring and promoted the formation of new blood vessels.

E-scooter injuries on the rise

As the tool's popularity has exploded, droves of young people—largely men, ages 18 to 34—are experiencing head injuries and bone fractures.

Invest in middle age, reap in old age

If you want to gain quality years, adopt a low-risk lifestyle that embraces exercise and good nutrition—and shuns smoking and alcohol.

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