Posts from Sue Thoms

PATIENT STORY

‘A strong little trouper’

Maverick Smith came into the world weighing only 1 pound, 7 ounces. Now his mom delights in his chubby cheeks and double chin.

February 22, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Quick trip from video visit to OR

Peter Cramer wanted to put off medical assistance for severe pain―until a friend referred him to MedNow. A few hours later, he was in surgery.

February 15, 2017 2
PATIENT STORY

‘Very thankful to be alive’

When Nancy Perry’s artificial heart valve failed, she got a new one―without open-heart surgery.

February 13, 2017 4
PATIENT STORY

30 days without sugar? Sweet!

One woman embraces the challenge.

February 12, 2017 7
PATIENT STORY

‘The new Jonathan’

At age 22, he became a medical pioneer when he received a jawbone implant. He now has a new chin, too.

February 10, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

‘It doesn’t look like you had a stroke’

With quick action, surgery and medication, Darlene Smitter avoided major brain damage.

February 8, 2017 2
PATIENT STORY

‘By the grace of God’

When little Mary Chittle's heart stopped, a team of doctors, nurses and prayer warriors joined forces to get it beating again.

January 25, 2017 23
PATIENT STORY

‘Extraordinarily gratifying’

A new study finds cancer death rates in the U.S. dropped 20 percent.

January 24, 2017 0

Don’t buy the hype

Some so-called "natural" dietary supplements could send you to the ER.

January 12, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Tiny Dancer, future rock star

Lily-Mae Morrison, a girl from Ireland fighting a rare cancer, has inspired many supporters, including Elton John.

January 10, 2017 0

Resolve to de-stress

Here are ways to get a grip on stress in 2017.

January 7, 2017 4
PATIENT STORY

‘He never gives up’

Despite an injury, major surgery and long recovery, Dallas VanDeusen inspires others as an “incredibly happy kid.”

January 2, 2017 9