Protect your heart before you play 
Protect your heart before you play
Each week in the United States, sudden cardiac arrest claims the lives of up to 2,000 young adults. And many parents don’t even know their children are at risk.
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.
Congestive heart failure patient gets new lease on life  Featured
Congestive heart failure patient gets new lease on life
Spotting the signs and symptoms of heart disease saved the life of a mother of two. Though seemingly healthy, a time bomb was ticking in Lori Cooper’s chest. But the proper diagnosis and treatment has given her a second chance.
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.