PATIENT STORY

A girl, a horse and a horrible disease

Battling kidney disease since toddlerhood, Lyndi Hollinger dreams of a normal life. She finds it when she's on Sammy's back.

June 16, 2017 0

Hand washing surprises

Here's a hint: Study results run counter to FDA guidelines.

June 16, 2017 0

Study: ‘Phantom’ phone vibrations affect 9 in 10

Constantly checking your phone can heighten stress and lower productivity—especially if you're a young person.

June 15, 2017 0

Compression tights won’t trim running times

While they keep muscles from vibrating, fatigue still sets in.

June 15, 2017 0

Surgical relief for Parkinson’s

New approach lets patients “sleep” through a deep brain stimulation procedure.

June 14, 2017 3

Lentils: The forgotten legumes

Beans' little cousins pack in flavor and nutrients.

June 14, 2017 1

What does a doula do?

Dads and family are essential, but a doula's special training may bring much-needed support and expertise to the delivery experience.

June 13, 2017 0

What you need to know about antidepressants

They work by affecting brain chemicals that regulate mood.

June 13, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

A first-ever therapy for spinal muscular atrophy

“Nervous and kind of excited,” 14-year-old Malorie Fox prepares to receive a new treatment.

June 12, 2017 1

Zika’s set to return to mainland U.S., but budget cuts threaten response

Health experts warn that less federal funding will make it hard to battle the birth defect-causing virus.

June 12, 2017 0

The fidget spinner craze: Two doctors weigh in

Kids with ADHD might benefit, but for most it's just a toy.

June 11, 2017 3

The whole truth about whole fruits

Why it's often better to skip the smoothie.

June 11, 2017 0