The danger of a sleepless night

Lack of sleep may prevent the brain from purging tau protein, which forms lingering tangles linked to Alzheimer's.

Ouch! Avoid these 4 exercise injuries

A sports medicine doctor shares how to avoid—or treat—common workout whammies.

Core-strengthening goals? Have a ball

Put your abdominal muscles into overdrive by pairing a stability ball with some common floor exercises.

Quit smoking? That means vapes, too

The e-cig industry would like you to believe their product is a safe alternative to cigarettes. It's not.

Patient Story

‘Don’t suffer in silence’

Susan Cloutier ignored the bleeding, the pain and the incontinence—until her body insisted, no more.

Generations after ban, pesticides linger

Long-prohibited chemicals are still showing up in the blood of expectant moms—and it's likely affecting development of the baby.

Put down the shovel

Take to heart this warning if you have any heart attack risk factors or symptoms. Really.

New hope for arthritic knees?

An experimental drug is showing much promise in slowing the effects of osteoarthritis.

Is that insecticide troubling your heart?

Food consumption and at-home use of bug sprays expose us to chemical sprays that may cause cardiovascular problems.

Bounce your way to fitness

Consider mini-trampolines to add some pep to your step as studies show it's an effective workout that's easy on the joints.

Opioid-meth addiction complicates treatment

People who use both drugs may find it especially difficult to break free.

CDC: Mercury-laden skin cream a risk

A dermatology product from Mexico has led to the first known case of methylmercury poisoning in half a century.

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