A groundbreaking new procedure lets surgeons repair faulty valves without open heart surgery
"We are watching history in the making."
Why women with Parkinson’s are more likely to suffer alone
According to a new study
The best and worst states for healthcare
Where does your state rank?
When an itch is not just an itch: Serious ailments that could have you scratching
It can be an indicator of more than just dry skin
The real benefit of HSAs — and why they’re not for everyone
Investing in a health savings account could bring surprising benefits. Does it make sense for you?
Blood test may diagnose Alzheimer’s decades before symptoms
The test has been 94% accurate in early trials
A healthy social life helps fend off dementia
Researchers believe that being social has a positive impact on an aging mind
Big drug brands roll out their own generics to box out the competition
Authorized generics can be as profitable as, if not more profitable than, brand-name drugs
Does your breath get worse as you age?
Halitosis can be a side effect of aging — or a sign of bigger problems. Here are 5 ways to handle it
The big question you need to ask before heading into surgery
What might life look like if things don’t go well?
Will today’s ‘hyperfit’ athletes outlive their peers?
Researchers are exploring the combination of training and psychology that drive them
Planning on having surgery? You should see the dentist first
Common dental problems can cause issues on completely unrelated surgeries you might be undergoing
Just how much does lifestyle influence Alzheimer’s?
Multiple large-scale studies are examining the effect of lifestyle on brain health
Skin aging varies with ethnicity, researchers report
But one thing stays the same across race and ethnicity: sun damage
The psychological benefits – and trappings – of nostalgia
The desire to escape into the imagined, idealized world of a prior era has its pros and cons
Amazon’s Alexa might be able to detect when you’re having a heart attack
It could radically change the way consumers get health information and even treatment
The chances you’ll end up getting dementia after 65 are actually falling
Most of us will get at least a dozen good years after 65