‘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

‘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 23

Life with Levi

Born with a severe heart defect, this lovable preschooler is now working to build muscles through therapy—and plenty of laughter.

February 17, 2017 3

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

‘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

30 days without sugar? Sweet!

One woman embraces the challenge.

February 12, 2017 7

‘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

‘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

‘I have to make my days count’

LeAnn Ouwinga thought her heart troubles were over after childhood surgery. Decades later came serious complications.

February 6, 2017 16

Batman returns

Children's hospital patients' days brightened with a Caped Crusader visit.

February 3, 2017 0

‘This is the guy that saved my life and my baby’s life’

After surviving an aneurysm while pregnant, miracle patient Anna Weeber introduces her newborn to her neurosurgeon.

February 1, 2017 2

Day in the life of Fix

Police dog Fix and the 'guy at the other end of the leash' bring comfort and smiles to patients, staff and visitors.

January 30, 2017 6