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Hypertension help shows success in controlling Bronxites’ blood pressure

More than three-quarters of patients with hypertension receiving care at NYC Health + Hospitals

Why a key diabetes test may work differently depending on your race

A test widely used to diagnose and monitor diabetes may vary in accuracy based on your race and other factors, potentially influencing how aggressively your doctor monitors and treats your diabetes.

Taking care of the caregiver: Five tips for nurturing yourself this summer

Dubbed the “sandwich generation,” those in their mid-30s and 40s are in a unique position.

Just a little touch

From the time I entered medical school, I can’t recall one course that I took that ever mentioned the word “touch.”

Joining the fight against blood cancer

Every 35 seconds, someone in the world is diagnosed with a blood cancer, many patients being children and young people.

Legionnaires’ disease outbreak kills one, hospitalizes six in Lenox Hill

The Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that affected the Bronx several years ago hit the Upper East Side recently.

Eating plastic will make you sick

You cannot stretch out the length of your life by eating plastic.

The defeat of de feet, de knees and de hips

When I was a kid, you would wear a pair of shoes until the soles were so thin that even when you stepped on a stone, you would likely feel the pain.

One third of world now overweight, with US leading the way

More than two billion adults and children globally are overweight or obese and suffer health problems because of their weight, a new study reports.

One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why

If you've read about the latest wellness trends, you may have entertained the idea of a diet detox.

Reduce your risk of urinary tract infections

Although the urinary tract has built-in safeguards to help ward off infections, bacteria and other microorganisms still manage to get in and cause infections.

The mineral chromium can make you shine

Do you feel a little rusty lately?

The gift of water

Throughout the solar system, the Earth is the only planet that has been blessed with water.

They tried for 17 years to have a baby. Now they have sextuplets

This birth announcement won't fit on your standard 5x7 greeting card.

Deaths from Alzheimer's disease in the US have risen by 55%, says CDC

The rate of people dying from Alzheimer's disease in the United States rose by 55% over a 15-year period, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows.