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Economic woes have created considerable stress for American couples, but for some, tough economic times have created a deeper appreciation for marriage, a new report shows.
Author Laura Hillenbrand transports readers to another time and place with her best-selling books. Her accomplishments are all the more remarkable given that she is largely homebound, debilitated by chronic fatigue syndrome.
A study of more than 1,000 sixth graders in several schools in southeastern Michigan found that those who regularly had the school lunch were 29 percent more likely to be obese than those who brought lunch from home.
Cold-weather and winter vegetables lend themselves to comforting, bubbly baked dishes, writes Martha Rose Shulman in this weeks' Recipes for Health.
Chronic pain can't be detected with a blood test or a scan. That makes treatment challenging and reimbursement from insurers even more difficult, reports today's Patient Money column.
Why do otherwise good kids seem to make bad decisions when they are with their friends? New research on risk taking and the teenage brain offers some answers.
Doctors and hospitals are sometimes criticized for being "too aggressive,'' meaning they are too quick to offer pills, surgery or another medical intervention. But in today's Doctor and Patient column, Dr. Pauline Chen explores how patients actually can benefit from aggressive care and be harmed by a more-cautious wait-and-see approach.
Military doctors focus on patient care, while nurses often battle a mounting pile of paperwork.
Studies suggest that exercise will encourage stem cells to turn into bone rather than fat.
Helping men cope with the stress of prostate cancer surgery before the operation may speed up both their physical and psychological recovery, new research suggests.
What are the qualities that you must have in a relationship? What are the behaviors that you simply can't stand? The dating website E-Harmony offers a glimpse into the minds of men and women as they embark on a new relationship.
Many dieters believe that eating a big breakfast will help prevent overeating at lunch and dinner. But new research suggests that how much or little you eat for breakfast doesn't change your eating at other meals.
Cranberry juice is a popular home remedy for treating and preventing bladder infections. But exactly how and why it seems to help remains a scientific mystery, explains Dr. Abigail Zuger.
Many women swear that they gain weight after starting birth control pills or other hormonal contraceptives, but scientists say the pill isn't to blame for putting on extra pounds.
A patient who produces a surprising response to a time-tested question teaches a valuable lesson: It can be hard to distinguish truth from a perfectly good answer.
People who meditated 30 minutes a day for eight weeks had changes in parts of the brain associated with memory, sense of self, empathy and stress.
Women with the most severe hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause were at lower risk for breast cancer, one study found.
Accountable care organizations, or A.C.O.'s, are hailed as the best hope for the future of health care, but one critical ingredient is missing from the discussion: the patient.
Tea tree oil, the pleasant-smelling essential oil is extracted from the leaves of a tree native to Australia, has been shown to have both antibacterial and cosmetic properties.
Breast implants may cause a rare type of cancer called anaplastic large-cell lymphoma.