Overcoming any of life's many crises with resiliency

08/03/2015 07:08 AM EDT
The world can be a wonderful place. It can also be wildly unpredictable. In the midst of what seems to be a steady and happy period in life, an event suddenly happens that feels like a catastrophe. 
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Keeping cool and avoiding heatstroke
08/03/2015 07:09 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — When the weather gets hot and sticky — like it did in the Berkshires last week — the chances of contracting a heat-related illness can rise like the thermometer. Full Story

Ask Doctor K: Treat reflux to relieve esophagitis symptoms
08/03/2015 07:05 AM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> I have esophagitis. Could this have been caused by my acid reflux? Full Story

Becoming a dad? Expect to gain 3 to 5 pounds, study suggests
07/24/2015 01:54 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> Many men gain a new sense of responsibility and purpose when they become fathers. Full Story

Study: Women with mild memory problem worsen faster than men
07/24/2015 01:54 PM EDT - WASHINGTON >> Older women with mild memory impairment worsened about twice as fast as men, researchers reported Tuesday, part of an effort to unravel why women are especially hard-hit by Alzheimer's. Full Story

Lifestyle changes help treat ischemia
07/24/2015 01:52 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> The results of a recent stress test showed that I have "silent ischemia. Full Story

Outdoor exercise: Good for the mind and body
07/20/2015 07:09 AM EDT - Gym memberships are becoming more and more popular, but exercising outdoors could actually be better for your mind and body, as well as your wallet. Full Story

Pre-diabetes: A wake-up call for better health
07/16/2015 09:32 PM EDT - If you've been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, you are far from alone. In fact, the number of pre- diabetics have increased at such alarming rates over the last generation that some experts call it an epidemic. Full Story

Juvenile Arthritis: Pediatric rheumatologists in short supply
07/13/2015 07:09 AM EDT - Camp Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Fairlee, Vt., is a lot like any other camp. Youngsters sleep away from their homes, eat together, and participate in outdoor activities like canoeing and archery. There is just one notable difference — each child has juvenile arthritis.

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Ask Doctor K: The best treatment for gallstones
07/13/2015 06:54 AM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K — I was recently diagnosed with gallstones, and my doctor recommended surgery. Full Story

Landmark New York hotel can't get bike-sharing rack removed

NEW YORK (AP) — A landmark New York City hotel's bid to get rid of a bicycle-sharing rack from a space across from its entrance has been rejected. Full Story
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'Community' booster Ken Jeong longs for movie version

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "Community" cast member Ken Jeong has a new gig on ABC but he'd be glad to see the comedy stay alive. Full Story
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson forced to admit impending fatherhood

A day after band member Liam Payne confirms the news, Tomlinson acknowledges for the first time that he's going to be a dad -- after getting blindsided by question on 'Good Morning America.'