Posts from Eve Clayton

PATIENT STORY

Lookalikes get matching surgeries

Identical twins June and Joan, 68, surprise their surgeon by showing up for the same robotic procedure.

July 21, 2017 0

Don’t let the Dirty Dozen scare you off

The power of nutrients in fruits and vegetables far outweighs the risk of pesticides, dietitian says.

June 17, 2017 6

A neurovascular renaissance

Innovations help multidisciplinary team minimize risk for patients with abnormal blood vessels in the brain.

June 7, 2017 0

Think you’re allergic to penicillin? Think again

Nearly 95 percent of people who report having an allergy to the antibiotic can actually tolerate it—and that’s to their advantage.

May 28, 2017 1

Kicking your diet to the curb? OK…

Focus on health at every size—not your weight or BMI, dietitian says.

May 18, 2017 3

Seasonal allergies? ‘You don’t have to be miserable’

Find relief with these tried-and-true tips from an allergist.

May 11, 2017 2

Kids and meds: ­­8 tips for safe dosing

What to know about giving over-the-counter medications to children.

May 2, 2017 0

Calcium confusion? 5 things to know

This magical mineral is critical for healthy bones, nerves and muscles. Here’s how to be sure you’re getting the right amount.

April 1, 2017 6
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 3

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
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
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