Posts from John Barnes

PATIENT STORY

Saved by his stem cells

At age 17, Joshua Do had never heard of Ewing sarcoma—or the promising treatment known as autologous stem cell transplant.

January 10, 2018 0
PATIENT STORY

Choosing life over leg

"Maybe I was meant to be an example," says amputee Don Lofton.

January 5, 2018 3
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A reservoir of healing

With the gentle touch of an artist, RaNae Couture helps patients harness the power of creativity on the path to recovery.

November 6, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

A heart for the diamond

Surgery and a steely resolve helped Howie Glupker, 76, put his heart attack behind him and the softball field ahead.

September 8, 2017 12
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Independence days

Project SEARCH teaches young adults like Jaime Blomeling about independence. "I could work here the rest of my life," Blomeling says.

July 7, 2017 16
PATIENT STORY

On the ninth floor

Thomas Sikkema, who went from outfield to in-patient, is using his gift of compassion to help others find their way.

June 16, 2017 14
PATIENT STORY

A search for solutions

A rheumatologist summarizes one patient's winding road to diagnosing an autoimmune disease: "It is sometimes more art than science."

June 9, 2017 5

‘Productive and successful’

Meet Bradley Spidell: Artist, entrepreneur, volunteer.

April 26, 2017 5

Un largo y fabuloso camino

A sus 26 años, el amor y la esperanza llevaron a Ayde Kuyers a recorrer una jornada de 2,200 millas desde Ciudad de México hasta Michigan.

March 13, 2017 0

Let your light shine

Throughout her career, Dr. Rima Shah has had to push past—and through—bias and discrimination.

March 8, 2017 17

A long and storied road

At age 26, love and hope helped carry Ayde Kuyers on the 2,200-mile journey from Mexico City to Michigan.

February 3, 2017 16

More than just a nightly nuisance?

Frequent trips to the bathroom could indicate bigger problems for men 50 and older.

January 8, 2017 4