Health today means so much more than just treating illness. It’s also how we live joyfully with the day-to-day challenges of life. Learn about the latest methods and ideas for taking care of body and mind.

When we become patients, we experience greater pain and limitation, but how we respond can make all the difference, says Susan Bauer-Wu. Barry Boyce reports.

In a bad mood? Try performing an altruistic task, says psychologist Caroline Adams Miller.

Meditation has been found to diminish loneliness in older adults—something many social programs have failed to do. But how?

Joni Aldrich shares tips for getting through the healing process.