Not all diets created equally 
Not all diets created equally
There is no shortage of diets and pills promising weight loss. But the Mediterranean diet is one plan on the market that may actually work.
Are you sleep-deprived? Take our sleep quiz and find out  Featured
Are you sleep-deprived? Take our sleep quiz and find out
Forty million Americans suffer from sleep disorders. What many people may not know is that this condition can put you at risk for other health problems. Our own Dr. Adam Posner encourages you to find out whether you are indeed one of the millions dealing with a sleep condition and what you can do about it.
Students get rare view into live open-heart surgery 
Students get rare view into live open-heart surgery
Tired of telling your teen to sit up, eat right, don’t smoke, slow down and drive carefully? Perhaps some real face time with a physician performing surgery on an unhealthy heart might get the point across.
Diabetes and depression a deadly mix, study finds 
Diabetes and depression a deadly mix, study finds
Recent review warns that diabetes patients should monitor their mood and their hearts.
Bigger clothes for overweight kids is not the answer, doctors say 
Bigger clothes for overweight kids is not the answer, doctors say
Retailers and manufacturers launch clothing lines and other products targeting obese and overweight children.
Attack of the brain 
Attack of the brain
How to recognize the signs and symptoms of a stroke—and what you can do about it.
10 signs you should definitely go to the emergency room 
10 signs you should definitely go to the emergency room
How do you decide what level of care you need? Here’s what should send you to the ER, and a few tips about going to immediate care centers.