PATIENT STORY

‘She has a guardian angel’

When Brianna Laux, 12, faced a life-threatening brain condition, her mother believes “all the stars were aligned” for success.

March 6, 2017 9
PATIENT STORY

‘You’re amazing, boy’

Jake Rodgers, 17, plays the guitar again for the first time since suffering a traumatic brain injury.

March 3, 2017 6

10 daily servings of fruits, veggies = recipe for longevity

Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer.

March 2, 2017 1

The brain can produce its own sugar

Researchers discovered the brain makes fructose, which is linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes.

March 1, 2017 0

Wearable tech could detect illness

By developing a baseline of health readings, wearable sensors can detect deviations to indicate sickness or infection, study finds.

February 27, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I can still make beautiful things’

Adult coloring has become a popular rehabilitation and meditation tool, with more than 12 million coloring books sold each year.

February 26, 2017 2

Stroke and anemia: Deadly pair?

Older stroke victims with anemia are up to twice as likely to die within a year, compared to non-anemic patients, study finds.

February 25, 2017 0

Marijuana study sorts good from bad

Prescription doses can treat chronic pain, muscle spasms and nausea—but there are still downsides to the drug.

February 24, 2017 0

Troubling trend in senior prescriptions

In patients 65 and older, use of opioids, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotics more than doubled from 2004 to 2013.

February 22, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I’m getting my life back’

After a battle with Guillain-Barré syndrome, Heidi Roine is learning to move again. And live again.

February 20, 2017 28

Do you get enough vitamin D?

If you live in the mitten state, probably not. What can you do to get the full benefits of the sunshine vitamin?

February 19, 2017 4

9 ways to make your vacation foolproof

Before you kick back and relax, check out these tips for staying healthy on your next trip.

February 18, 2017 3