Optimism Could Help You Live Longer

A positive outlook appears to offer life-saving protection against cancer, heart disease, and more, according to a new study.

It Takes an Average of 2 Years and 3 Doctors to Be Diagnosed With PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome is the leading cause of infertility, and yet doctors still often miss it.

You Could Have High Blood Pressure Even If Your Doctor’s Office Readings Are Normal

“Masked hypertension” is more common than health experts previously thought, according to a new study.

The Truth About Drinking Fluids When You’re Sick

Yes, staying hydrated while sick is important. But drinking too much can be dangerous.



Yes, Your Office’s Open Floor Plan Is Ruining Your Productivity

Overhearing work conversations is worse than listening to meaningless noise, says a new study.

How to Recognize Dementia in a Loved One—and Why It’s So Important to Speak Up

The holidays are a good time to check in with older relatives. Here’s how to tell what’s normal and what’s not.

What to Do When You’ve Pushed It Too Far at the Gym

So you want a little too hard in spin class? Here's how to recover.

3 Ways to Recover From Sleep Deprivation

How to bounce back when you are beyond exhausted.