As the nation embarks on a top-down overhaul of health care, a simple movement with the potential to improve wellness is quietly growing from the ground up.
Some pills can be helpful in maintaining health.
The National Cancer Institute defines neoadjuvant therapy as treatment given as a first step to shrink a tumor before the main treatment, often surgery.
The pain Shara Baack experiences every day defies description as a headache.
Despite a growing consensus that cardiovascular disease is a "food-borne" illness, many physicians are ill-prepared to advise patients on what they should eat to best protect them from heart attack...
The days of a heart-surgery patient leaving the hospital pumped full of someone else's blood are over at Rogue Regional Medical Center.
Most people think of "Rocky" when they think of boxing gyms: lots of sweat, the pop and smack of gloves hitting practice mitts, sparring overseen by a grizzled, old trainer squinting around a burning...
At 70 years old, Ashland resident Angie Thusius is her own best example of the benefits of Kentro Body Balance, a system of movements she developed for the most practical of reasons: to heal herself...
Natural-foods chef and nutrition counselor Roanne Lewis confesses that she loves to eat. And who doesn't?
Stress and trauma in childhood tend to lead to anxiety and poor health in adulthood, according to Minnesota's first-ever survey of adults about "adverse experiences" in their youth.
A new program offers help for caregivers of people with Alzheimer's and other dementia.
It's 8 o'clock in the morning and 18 "bone-builders" in Ashland are bouncing through hallways at The Grove, keeping their muscles warm and heart rates high in between exercises.
One of the more complex things about working with people who have challenging, chronic health conditions is putting together a cohesive plan they can execute and integrate into daily life.
Motherhood for Erin Cox began on a California military base 40 miles from the nearest Mojave Desert town.
Edie Gilder stepped onto a medical scale and promptly smacked her head into a height rod in the "Body Fat Analysis" booth at Saturday's Rogue Valley Health Fair.
Viewers of the London Olympic Games got used to seeing brightly colored Kinesio tape on the legs, arms and shoulders of elite athletes.
Ah, January, the time when you pack away the holiday lights, put away the presents — and get ready for the flu season.
There are plenty of negative, bitter thoughts to go around — even, or maybe especially, during the holidays.
Going to regular sessions of Laugh Yoga may sound ridiculous, even laughable.