A new study says that for seniors with skin cancer, surgery may not be the best option.
Doctors say Irene Vicich, a 100-year-old Chicago resident might be the “the oldest patient in the world” to undergo a new procedure to replace her aortic valve.
Keeping fit after retirement is critical for mental and physical health. Here are a few ways to boost your fitness as you age.
A new poll finds that 47 percent of Americans are willing to donate their kidney to someone they never met.
From grade schoolers to seniors, smiles are an expression of happiness and confidence. Read how one mobile dentistry program is delivering much needed dental care across Chicago.
As the U.S. population ages, so will the number of people with life threatening heart disease and the cost to treat it, a new report shows.
Many people who need a hip or knee replacement often suffer for years before getting help. Find out what treatment options could help ease your pain.