While causality is still unproven, there appears to be an association between coronary heart disease and anger and other untoward feelings.
Like millions of other people in the U.S., Steve Newport suffers from Alzheimer's disease. And while there's no cure for his ailments, a diet of medium-chain fatty acids has been helping.
Some scientists have suggested that drinking coffee might be bad for the heart, but others have repeatedly rebutted their findings.
Aging alone causes us to lose brain cells and mental processing speed, but there are several other causes that you have more control over.
In 1900, pneumonia was the leading cause of death in the U.S., but when doctors found ways to keep us alive longer, the heart gave out.
They've already enabled paralyzed rats to walk, blind mice to see, and monkeys suffering from Parkinson's to show improvement. What's next?
After seeing patients with AIDS as an infectious disease specialist, Dr. Robert Ball Jr. went from conservative to white southern progressive.
Patrick, a middle-aged man with no history of psychiatric illness found himself struggling with a deep depression after losing his job.
It is a vast, empty space; the markers of other memories all around, names of other lives and the small stones placed there by the survivors, by the ones whose fate is it to remember
An activist recounts how ACT UP demonstrators used a mastery of media and medicine to push their careful agenda. Occupiers, take note.
There are millions of people around the world living with HIV/AIDS, but only a fraction -- those that can afford it -- have proper treatment
Even after thirty years, HIV/AIDS remains out of control, still very much a crisis, and ACT UP's Larry Kramer, who chooses all of his words carefully, wants to start calling it a plague again
Presentation, price, marketing, and service -- it all leads to an expectation of quality. The actual experience of tasting the wine is less important.
Truthfulness is the foundation of a doctor's relationship with his patients, but veracity can conflict with a host of other obligations
The diet of most of the world's inhabitants, the rice principle says the grain is filling, but also allows you to savor whatever is placed on top
When she set out to write "The Brisket Book," Stevie Pierson found that just about everyone -- chefs and non-chefs alike -- has his or her own recipe. And they all think theirs is the best.
Not long after meeting man in a cocktail bar in San Francisco, Torre DeRoche, a city girl with a fear of water, agreed to an exhilarating trip
Fields-Meyer fondly recalls a small moment 12 years ago when his now-15-year-old son Ezra first started to carve his own path