Stop migraines before they start

Effective treatments are available to prevent migraine headaches from happening. Yet the majority of people who could benefit from these medications don't use them. More »

Preserving brain function

Engaging in meaningful activities like volunteering, caring for others, or pursuing a hobby promotes helps preserve and promote memory and brain health in old age. (Locked) More »

Drop pounds to relieve back pain

Carrying extra pounds contributes to disc degeneration in the spine, particularly in the lower back region. Losing weight can take pressure off the discs and ease back pain. (Locked) More »

Do you really need that diet soda?

People who drink diet soda are at increased risk for heart attack and stroke. It probably isn't the soda itself- -people who drink diet soda may also be consuming other foods and drinks that contain lots of sweet but empty calories. (Locked) More »

Men: Pay attention to osteoporosis

Although osteoporosis is often thought of as a woman's disease, an estimated two million American men have this bone-thinning condition and another 12 million are at risk for it. (Locked) More »

Psoriasis and vitamin D deficiency

New research linking psoriasis, an irritating skin condition, with too little vitamin D suggests a possible new treatment: a skin cream or gel containing vitamin D. (Locked) More »