Aches and pains aren't what they used to be. Discover some of the incredible new advancements that are helping to shorten recovery times and reduce the need for invasive surgeries. ...

Nearly 41 percent of us will be diagnosed with cancer in our lifetimes, but thanks to new technologies and procedures, many cancer patients are finding safer and easier treatments. Here are a few. ...

Women often put their families’ health above their own, but there are many reasons why women should be ready to catch their own health problems. Learn from these doctors how to protect yourself. ...

Those little nuisances that we all suffer from — headaches, runny nose, sore joints — may be nothing, or they could be the signals of bigger troubles. Learn about some common pains and how they affect you. ...

Thanks to new advances, some forms of cancer are becoming recognized as preventable and curable. Learn about four such forms, and find out how new technologies are helping doctors to diagnose and treat this disease. ...

When a loved one suffers a heart attack or experiences a heart-related emergency, every minute counts. Learn what happens during a heart attack, and how local cardiac teams respond when every minute counts. ...

Simple events to promote health and wellness among women are just part of the new programs and procedures that can help women stay healthy and happy. Learn what suburban-area health networks are leading the way. ...

The bad news is that more than one-third of U.S. adults are obese, according to the National Institute of Health. The good news is that fitness centers can help us reach a healthy weight. ...