Spiritual journey of a hospice chaplain 
Spiritual journey of a hospice chaplain
Advocate Health Care Hospice chaplain, Saul Ebema, reflects on his role—helping provide spiritual guidance and support to patients facing end of life.
Light sleep linked to memory loss in older adults 
Light sleep linked to memory loss in older adults
If you’re older and feel like your memory is slipping, age may not be the only reason, experts say. Learn how getting a solid night’s sleep can keep your mind sharp.
Two new worries for heart patients 
Two new worries for heart patients
People with heart disease, anxiety and depression, may have a greater chance of dying before those without those added complications.
The real connection between meat and colon cancer 
The real connection between meat and colon cancer
Opinions go back and forth about whether eating meat can raise the risk of colon cancer. Whether we land on an answer or not, here are three truths to consider the next time meat is on the menu.
Alzheimer’s patients can now get treatment earlier 
Alzheimer’s patients can now get treatment earlier
The Food and Drug Administration says it will ease regulations regarding the use of experimental drugs for Alzheimer’s patients in the earliest stages of the disease.
Early detection key for prostate cancer  Featured
Early detection key for prostate cancer
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the United States. But with the right care, you can detect it, treat it — and survive it. Spotting it sooner than later, doctors say, is the key.
Without new antibiotics, growing resistance a ‘ticking time bomb’ 
Without new antibiotics, growing resistance a ‘ticking time bomb’
The overuse of antibiotics is creating a potential crisis scientist say. New strains of deadly bacteria are proving difficult, if not impossible, to stop.