PATIENT STORY

Conquering menopause—at any age

Blindsided by menopause? Expert offers 7 tips that could work for you.

May 3, 2015 2

At what age should you get a mammogram?

Suggested screening timelines at odds with prevailing doctor advice.

May 1, 2015 0

Slim down that ‘double chin’

FDA approves an injection that can essentially melt that dewlap away, but beware the dangers.

May 1, 2015 0

Not all calories are created equal

Study evaluates the healthy and not-so-healthy foods that keep the pounds off as you age. You might be surprised.

April 30, 2015 0

For fat loss, focus on aerobics first

Cardio will help you drop those extra pounds, our expert says. But don't forget about weight training, too.

April 28, 2015 2

A hotbed for herpes or just hype?

Skin cancer isn’t the only danger from indoor tanning. Find out what else may be lurking under those lights.

April 27, 2015 0

HPV vaccine supporters get a boost

Say ahh: Protection may extend far beyond cervical infection.

April 23, 2015 0

Myths and facts about energy drinks

Looking for a remedy for tiredness? Think twice before downing an energy drink.

April 22, 2015 5

Substance abuse reported by 1 in 10 workers

Government report detects uptick among hotel, food service employees.

April 19, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Have chest pain? ‘Wait and see’ won’t cut it

You can rationalize all you want when it comes to weird symptoms, but that stubbornness could kill you. Just ask Frank Stanley.

April 17, 2015 1

Bone-building drug strengthens hips, spines of frail women

But stronger bones did not translate into fewer fractures in this elderly, high-risk population.

April 16, 2015 1

Doctor’s advice carries weight with patients

Study shows that people are more likely to drop the pounds, and keep them off, if their doc tells them to.

April 6, 2015 0