PATIENT STORY

‘Life is good’

Having endured a host of treatments, Gary Lemmen sees the positive side of stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

March 22, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

‘I am a mystery’

With courage and smiles, Addison Post battles an extraordinarily rare condition.

March 20, 2017 7

Rethinking the female catheter

Nurse shares her innovative idea and excitement about new product that's all about dignity and reducing infections.

March 18, 2017 4

Colon cancer on the rise in young adults

A startling percentage of colorectal cancer patients are younger than 50, and the number is climbing. Diet and lifestyle may be to blame.

March 14, 2017 1

Your brain loves poets, but may not know it

Study suggests people intuitively enjoy poems, even if they don't understand why.

March 10, 2017 0

New rules on screen time

Doctors roll out realistic recommendations for your child's exposure to TV and all things technology.

March 9, 2017 0

‘Superbug’ infections striking more U.S. kids

Antibiotic-resistant germs no longer confined to hospitals.

March 4, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Back from the brink

On the road to a heart transplant, a doctor’s discovery set Mike Hensley, 57, on a new course.

March 3, 2017 2

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

The sour note on fake sweeteners

Childhood use of sugar substitutes jumped 200 percent from 1999 to 2012—and that's not a good thing.

February 26, 2017 0

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
PATIENT STORY

A surprise recovery

A new aortic valve and an implanted heart pump kept Bob Verburg alive, giving his heart a chance to heal.

February 24, 2017 5