Medicine for a broken heart?

Low-dose aspirin and a blood pressure drug could help combat adverse effects of bereavement.

Is your pain from endometriosis?

Severe cramping, painful periods and other symptoms are often telltale signs of this condition.

Patient Story

A stroke at 14—and a remarkable recovery

Zosia Wasylewski was “as healthy as they get” until a blood clot suddenly blocked an artery in her brain.

Could promiscuity up cancer risk?

Having more sexual partners could increase your exposure to problematic viruses.

Tips to stay active all winter

Dust off your running shoes and don your jacket—a little physicality is the best way to ward off midwinter miseries.

Vaping could re-shape DNA

Chemical changes seen in cancer patients are also found in people who vape or smoke.

10 things you never knew about folic acid

Although it’s not the fountain of youth or a magic elixir, this B vitamin has surprising ties to disease, aging and mental state.

Patient Story

‘This is a gift’

Thanks to a mechanical heart pump, Sherri Kanten is living life to the fullest.

Chest radiation can tax the heart

During therapy and long afterward, a commitment to physical activity could be the best way to improve quality of life.

Patient Story

‘I realized I had to take care of myself’

Nancy Wolters learned the hard way that preventive care is crucial after she put her own health on the back burner to take care of her family.

Kicking the habit? Don’t go it alone

Your odds of quitting for good will improve if you lean on therapies and others for help.

The bloated burden of high-fiber diets

The trick? Learn to strike the ideal balance between vegetable sources and whole grains.

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