According to the American Cancer Society, more than 22,000 cases of ovarian cancer will be diagnosed this year, and 15,000 women will die from it, even though it's a survivable disease. Here's information about a proactive approach to detection.

If you are one of America’s 78.2 million baby boomers, you are likely considering what ideal retirement will look like, and the steps required to achieve it. With the current economic downturn, many boomers are finding it necessary to revisit their initial retirement goals.

When someone you care about is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, here are some steps you can take to make their care more manageable.

The words “heart failure” may be among the most frightening you can hear from your doctor. But if you are among the greater than 5 million Americans affected by heart failure, this diagnosis by your doctor is not as desperate as it sounds.

The next time you hear someone say, “I can’t do it,” tell them the story of American cross-country skier Kris Freeman.

There’s nothing more comforting than recovering in your own home after a hospital stay. But your humble abode can pose its own set of problems – even extending your recovery time – if it’s not properly prepared.

With age comes the inevitable anxiety of mental decline. A common misconception is brain health is predetermined and can’t be changed – it’s the “you’re stuck with what you got” notion. But experts suggest brain health can be positively influenced throughout different stages in life.