Health Topics

  • Asthma, Unmasked

    When is a cough not just a cough? Asthma, often mistaken for seasonal allergies, is a difficult disease to diagnose. Find out when you need to see a doctor and the best tactics to keep symptoms at bay.

  • Move it Or Lose It

    Osteoarthritis can stop you cold—but only if you let it. Here’s how to mitigate your risk factors and reclaim your quality of life

    Plus: How to Exercise with Osteoarthritis; Exercise Programs to Keep You Moving

  • Look Your Best

    A doctor of optometry tackles your questions about eye health.

  • Pillow Talk

    Having trouble catching z’s? Learn about common sleep disorders and how our associate editor tackled her insomnia

  • The Prepared Patient

    Tips on choosing a doctor and making the most out of your visit

  • Food for Thought

    Many keys to daily and long-term brain health can be found on your plate. Here’s what to eat and when.

  • Good-Bye, Bah Humbug!

    Three easy ways to rekindle your holiday spirit–and get rid of your inner Grinch.

  • Pamper Yourself

    Eight healthy ways to relax and de-stress